• How to spend a winter getaway in Victoria, BC

    With stunning landscapes, small town vibes, and mild weather year-round, Vancouver Island is just a hop, skip and a jump from Vancouver BC. In fact, it only takes a couple of hours to get there from downtown Vancouver. As per usual, we didn’t have much time to explore Vancouver Island proper, so settled on a few days in its capital, Victoria.

    I would sum Victoria up as a quaint harbour town, with its heritage buildings, rugged coastline, and natural beauty. Although, step back from the harbour a bit, and you’ll find a bustling city with all the trappings of modern life.

    It’s like a little slice of Britain on the edge of Canada. What could be more perfect?

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  • Spending Christmas in London

    For the past three years, we’ve spent the Christmas period abroad. First in Lake Louise, then Quebec City, and finally in London town. Being overseas during Christmas can be difficult. It’s a little isolating when you’re in an unfamiliar place, in a different time zone from friends and family, and with unfamiliar people all around.

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