Deluxe Corner Room, Victoria, Canada
With an unbeatable location and impeccable style, the Magnolia Hotel & Spa is one of the top luxury boutique hotels in Victoria, Canada, one of the oldest cities in the Pacific Northwest. Our weekend getaway wouldn’t have been the same without our stay at this fantastic hotel. Read our review to...
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...
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...
Hiking Grouse Mountain
As one of the most beautiful and greenest cities in Canada, Vancouver draws millions of visitors each year. When I moved here a little over...
Steamclock Gastown
If you’re craving something different this summer,  Surrealmight be the evening entertainment you’re looking for. Surreal is an interactive play written by Darby and Nick Steeves, a charismatic, young brother-sister duo from Maple Ridge, B.C. I met up with them on a beautiful evening in Gastown to talk about their unique...
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...
Scandinave Spa, Whistler
The first crunching footsteps can be heard on the freshly fallen snow, while the curious Gray Jays flitter about, in search for their first meal of the day. Whistler is slowly waking up and welcoming winter funseekers to its slopes. The landscape around Whistler is defined by majestic snow-capped...
Snowshoeing Mount Seymour
I always imagined snowshoes to be an essential tool in the past. Necessary equipment to make life easier in snowy regions but is obsolete in modern times. Picture Ethan Hawke in White Fang, strapping huge ‘tennis rackets’ on his feet to wade through the snow. Essential for fur traders and...
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...
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...