Whistler views, Canada
When I moved to Vancouver almost three months ago, I made sure to take advantage of every free moment to explore the city and surrounding area. Vancouver city is easy to explore in one day, but you will miss out on all that the Vancouver area has to offer. If you...
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...
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...
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...
2 bedroom suite at the Pan Pacific Whistler Mountainside Hotel
With Whistler Mountain and the bustling Whistler Village at its doorstep, The Pan Pacific Whistler Mountainside Hotel couldn’t be better located. For three years in a row, Whistler Blackcomb received the title of the No. 1 Ski resort in North America, making the town an instant ultimate winter getaway, and the perfect...
Road Trip Pemberton, Canada
This month, I’m looking back at my travels of the past 12 months. I wrote about my 3 favourite citytrips this year in my previous post and now it’s time to reveal my 3 favourite road trips from this year. I love exploring a country by car; you can stop wherever you want and discover areas you otherwise...
Kluane National Park flightseeing tour Yukon
I looked out of the plane’s small window and admired the scenery below me. The landscape resembled a painting, with the river echoing broad strokes across a sandstone-coloured canvas... We were flying above the Slims River Valley, in a place where the Slims River snaked through dried-up land. The...
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...
Street in Vancouver
Every time you visit or move to another country, there are bound to be things that are different to what you are used to. I arrived in Vancouver on Friday after a 9-hour long flight from London. Since then, I've been mainly trying to sort out all the paperwork. From...
The canoe slid into the water… After gaining my balance, I paddled, making the canoe swing from left to right like a pendulum. “The steering will be tricky,” I thought, as I tried to keep the canoe straight. Ash and I — both comfortable in kayaks — were new to...