Bloom Tulip Festival Abbotsford
Spring has arrived in Vancouver! The days are getting longer, the bears are waking up and the city is transforming into a colourful palette of pinks and whites. As the trees start to blossom, an array of flowers begin to show their beautiful colours throughout the city. Not only...
Canoe Yukon adventures
Today, the Yukon only consists of around 35,000 residents, most of whom live in the cities of Whitehorse and Dawson City. With this in mind, the territory is the ultimate destination for adventure seekers in search of places few have ventured to before. In the midst of winter, the Yukon...
Grouse Mountain Winter Wonderland, Canada
Winter is upon us and the proud Vancouver mountains were beckoning us to explore their snowy peaks. Grouse Mountain, the peak of Vancouver, had just enjoyed some fresh snowfall and while the ski slopes were still closed, visitors can explore the mountain all year round. My boyfriend had never been in snow, so I...
Looking out over Dawson City Yukon road trip
It was our love for the wild and the Yukon’s untamed beauty that drew us back to the north. At the start of winter in 2016, we spent four days exploring Whitehorse, and only experienced a sample of what this vast territory had to offer. Eager to see more, we...
Room with a boo, Halloween at Magnolia Hotel & Spa, Victoria
Explore British Columbia’s most haunted city this October! As one of the oldest cities in the Pacific Northwest, Victoria has an intriguing but gruesome past and what better time to explore its dark history than during the annual Halloween festivities? You can enjoy Halloween-inspired activities throughout the month – however, be warned:...
White pass view - Alaska
Whitehorse is the capital of the Yukon, a province in Canada’s North West. The Yukon is known for its unspoilt nature and the Klondike Gold Rush and the way it conjures up a romantic picture of life in the wild. We visited Whitehorse in October, for my birthday treat and a...
Grouse Mountain sunset
On a lazy Sunday morning, we hopped into our rental car and 20 minutes later, after driving over the iconic Lion’s Gate Bridge, we arrived at Grouse Mountain, ‘the peak of Vancouver’. Last minute day trips are easy in this Canadian city, with spectacular mountains readily available at your doorstep. In just...
Labrador-Torngats Mountains Inukshuk and People
Now is an excellent time to visit Canada! 2017 marks this diverse country’s 150th birthday, and as part of the celebrations, Parks Canada affords you free admission to all Parks Canada Places. Despite exploring several of its provinces, after 1.5 years of living in Vancouver, we still haven’t touched the...
Thinhorn Sheep checking out the opposition
For my 30th birthday in October, we decided to fly to the Yukon, in North West Canada. I had always wanted to visit for its spectacular scenery and the Northern Lights. While in Whitehorse, the Yukon capital, we opted to visit the Yukon Wildlife Preserve, a non-profit organisation which participates...
In the air, zipline in WHistler, Canada
I moved to Vancouver at the start of August, and apart from taking a gondola up a mountain, I hadn’t really done anything adventurous. This was about to change when I booked a Tinggly Zipline tour in Whistler, a popular mountainous area near Vancouver, for my boyfriend and myself. Tinggly Experience Gifts is...