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Road Tripping The Icefields Parkway In Autumn

A road trip in the Canadian Rockies in October was always going to be a risk. The last time I went to the Icefields Parkway, arguably one of the most beautiful scenic drives in the world, it was September and we had low clouds and rain on the way up the Icefields Parkway, and slightly… Continue reading Road Tripping The Icefields Parkway In Autumn

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A Drive Through Two Underrated Canadian Rockies National Parks

I'm always excited to visit Banff. It might help that I have some awesome family there, but Banff in itself is inexplicably one of the most beautiful destinations in the world, so I'm lucky to have excuses to visit often (if 3 times in 12 years counts as often). But on this trip, we'd be… Continue reading A Drive Through Two Underrated Canadian Rockies National Parks

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Why I Love Vancouver

It's no secret that I love Vancouver and feel extremely blessed to be living in one of the best cities in the world. So I've been thinking a lot about what makes Vancouver so great. It took me five days in 2016 to decide that I wanted to live here (actually, I think I made… Continue reading Why I Love Vancouver

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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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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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Scotland Road Trip Day 2: A Sunny Loch Lomond to… A Rainy Glencoe

Our luck with the weather improved on our second day of the Scotland road trip. For a whole twenty minutes. Luckily, those twenty minutes coincided with exactly the time we stopped in the gorgeous lochside village of Luss. In fact, all day the rain stopped and started at the right times, so in some ways… Continue reading Scotland Road Trip Day 2: A Sunny Loch Lomond to… A Rainy Glencoe

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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 RockiesΒ 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 ofΒ hours in… Continue reading Relaxing In Kimberley: The Bavarian City Of The Canadian Rockies

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#tbt: My First Ever Trip Abroad to Switzerland

It's been a while since I did a #throwbackthursday post. So I suppose this is a throwback to my throwback posts, as well as being my ultimate throwback post because this one's about the first time I ever went abroad. I was actually a late bloomer to travel. Being from the literal middle of nowhere… Continue reading #tbt: My First Ever Trip Abroad to Switzerland