Snowboarding for the first time
I wish I could say I looked like the man in the feature photo on my first day on the slope. Confidently balancing on my board, gliding down the slope with all the grace of a gazelle. Unfortunately, I looked more like a baby trying to take its first steps, not so...
Watermark Beach Resort
Early on Friday morning, we set off on our long weekend away to Osoyoos, located in the southernmost tip of the Okanagan valley. Our home for the next three days was the Watermark Beach Resort, which offers a quintessential Okanagan experience. As guests, we were invited to experience the many...
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...
Nita Lake Lodge exterior
At last, it was time for our weekend stay at Nita Lake Lodge. Since relocating to Vancouver, almost a year ago, a visit to this beautiful, lakeside lodge had been high on my “BC must do list”. So, when it was time to start thinking of a birthday gift for...
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...
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...
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...
First time snowboarding. Failed experience
Vancouver is the perfect base if you’re into winter sports. I noticed this fact as soon as I set foot on Canadian soil, and this was in summer! I promised myself that the upcoming winter season would be the moment where I would set foot on a slope for the first time...
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...
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...