Category Archives: Travel

El Salvador Resort Vacation

El Salvador is a slice of paradise. The weather is perfect, the water is warm, the food is good, and the locals are friendly. The tourism industry is still developing but it gives the country an authentic flavour. Every winter … Continue reading

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Long Weekend in Seattle by Train

I love the Amtrak Cascades line. It’s hands down the best way to travel from Vancouver to Seattle. You have beautiful views of the ocean, no border waits (you pre-clear customs in Vancouver), the seats are roomy, and there’s free … Continue reading

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Salt Spring Island By Bike

For the September long weekend, Emily and I decided to have car-free adventure on Salt Spring Island, using our bikes and public transport to get around. It was cheaper not having a car and a lot less stressful not having … Continue reading

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Hiking in Gros Morne

Hiking in Gros Morne National Park was the highlight of our vacation in Newfoundland. We spent 5 days exploring the unique geology of the area, climbing to amazing viewpoints, and stumbling upon wild animals. Here are our favourite trails. Green … Continue reading

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Eating Vegan in Newfoundland

Before leaving on our trip, Emily loaded up our suitcases with vegan staples – almond milk, chia seeds, trail mix, Lara bars, dehydrated camping meals, and vitamin B12 supplements. I made fun of her for worrying more about food in … Continue reading

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Vacation to Gros Morne, Newfoundland

Emily and I are back from our great Newfie adventure. 9 days exploring the other side of Canada and dipping our toes in the Atlantic Ocean. Parts of Newfoundland looked a lot like BC, with the ocean shoreline and deep … Continue reading

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Canada Day Long Weekend in Kamloops

Emily and I spent the Canada Day long weekend in Kamloops enjoying the awesome company of my sister Kelsey and her partner Matt. Even with the intense, record-setting heat (hitting +38 C), we spent a lot of time outside. We … Continue reading

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Eating Vegan on Kauai

We had no problem eating vegan on Kauai. I was prepared to add some seafood to my diet, but it wasn’t necessary. There are lots of restaurants with good vegan options. A lot of the best restaurants we ate at … Continue reading

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A Relaxing but Adventurous Vacation in Kauai, Hawaii

For our latest vacation, we spent a week on the Hawaiian island of Kauai. It was our first trip to Hawaii and we wanted to have a relaxing but fun-filled holiday. Kauai was a perfect island for us – a … Continue reading

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Christmas in Manitoba

Brrrr…. A few weeks ago I thought Vancouver was cold when the temperature hovered around 0 C. I’ve become soft and forgotten what real cold feels like. A week in Manitoba with -30 C temperatures quickly reminded me. I had … Continue reading

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