Vancouverites love a good hike, whether it’s the Grouse Grind after work, Quarry Rock with friends on a sunny Friday afternoon, or a weekend trek up St Mark’s Summit. The views are often reward enough but there are some awe-inspiring waterfalls tucked away in the forests of our local hills that will also satisfy any […]
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I usually plan a weekend getaway leading up to our wedding anniversary and for #9 this year, I looked east to the Fraser Valley. We’ve always enjoyed our time in Maple Ridge, Chilliwack, Harrison, Agassiz, and beyond, where rushing streams meet pristine lakes, old growth forests cling on mountainsides, and farmers grow a bounty of […]
We’ve been navigating the scenic curves of the Sea to Sky Highway more often this summer, and with good reason. Events, adventures, and introducing everything from Howe Sound and the Squamish Spit to Dusty’s BBQ the Tantalus Lookout to visiting family from the Midwest. While you may think of Whistler Blackcomb as a winter playground, […]
When John and I have visitors arriving in Vancouver for the first time we try to accomplish two things: Get them out on the water, and get them up on the mountains. From both vantage points you can experience the wild nature of our region while looking out on our City of Glass. View this […]
I’ve partnered with Honda Canada to take their vehicles out for a spin and explore our beautiful region. Most recently John and I took an Odyssey out to Squamish, one of our favourite day trip destinations. Overnight in Squamish We love Vancouver but one of its best qualities is that it’s so easy to escape […]