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Squamish, And Why I Prefer It To Whistler

When I visited Whistler last month, the drive took us along a spectacular road that snaked alongside mountains and the sea, views of islands ever-changing as the land drew towards us until we were completely inland. The best part of the drive culminated in Squamish, and I immediately made a mental note to go back.… Continue reading Squamish, And Why I Prefer It To Whistler

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A Month In Vancouver: An Update On My Canadian Life

It's a month since I arrived in Vancouver, bleary-eyed after four flights and not-at-all-ready for my new Canadian adventure. I didn't even know if I was going to come - even after I'd handed in my notice at work, I had no idea if it was the right thing to doย and I ended up having… Continue reading A Month In Vancouver: An Update On My Canadian Life

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Hopping Across The Border: A Day In Seattle

When my friend announced that she was going to be on the west coast of the USA, including Seattle, for a few days, I immediately messaged her. "I'll be in Vancouver, I could totally come visit you!!" I had it all visualised in my head: get the bus or train down, stay in a hostel… Continue reading Hopping Across The Border: A Day In Seattle

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Fun, Friends & Frolics in Whistler, Canada

I always said I wanted to go to Whistler on my first week here in Canada. On my last visit to Vancouver, we just didn't make the time to go anywhere that required a day or more, and I wanted to make sure I went this time before I started working, because with every year… Continue reading Fun, Friends & Frolics in Whistler, Canada

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Hello From Canada!

I've been in Vancouver for almost a week - and what a week it's been! It began with a two-day journey with some tough goodbyes, and, in typical Canadian fashion, ended with beautiful mountains and great hospitality. The journey itself wasn't too bad; the flights were pretty good and amazingly all four were on schedule… Continue reading Hello From Canada!

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My “Best Of” 2016

Well, 2016. I believe you've been quite the shitter for a rather large proportion of people on the planet. Between political disasters and some seriously shocking celebrity deaths (think Alan Rickman was the worst one for me, although he's probably sitting on a beach somewhere earning his 20%), it's not been one of the best… Continue reading My “Best Of” 2016

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Photo Friday: My 50 Favourite Photos From 18 Months Of Travel

Happy Friday, and a very merry Christmas Eve eve! Before we delve into my best of 2016 post, I've been meaning to do this one for a while - a huge photo essay of our 18 month trip around the world! Throughout 2015 and 2016, we spent three months exploring South East Asia followed by… Continue reading Photo Friday: My 50 Favourite Photos From 18 Months Of Travel

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Mountains, Lakes & Glaciers: Road Tripping The Canadian Rockies

If there was one way to end our mighty 19-month trip on a high, a road trip through three national parks in the Canadian Rockiesย was the way to do it. We had been planning to hire a car to explore the mountains and lakes of Banff national park for a day or two, but when… Continue reading Mountains, Lakes & Glaciers: Road Tripping The Canadian Rockies

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Relaxing In Kimberley: The Bavarian City Of The Canadian Rockies

I am very blessed to have family in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains - easily one of the most beautiful places in the world. My aunt and uncle live in a little town on the edge of the Kootenays called Kimberley, while their two sons live with their families a couple ofย hours in… Continue reading Relaxing In Kimberley: The Bavarian City Of The Canadian Rockies

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Falling In Love With Vancouver (and Tim Hortons!)

I had high hopes for Vancouver, and that worried me. Because it's often the places you think you'll fall in love with that disappoint you, and the ones you have no preconceptions of are the ones that surprise you. I didn't need to worry. I fell for Vancouver, hard. Canada was the beginning of the… Continue reading Falling In Love With Vancouver (and Tim Hortons!)