An unusual amusement park in Kobe, Japan During our time in Kobe, we made an unplanned visit to the Kobe Oji Zoo. The star attraction at this zoo is a rare giant panda bear. Given that neither of us had seen a panda before, we decided to make a quick visit to the zoo to […]
The best day trips from Vancouver, British Columbia If you’ve visited Vancouver, chances are you’ve walked around Stanley Park’s iconic seawall, visited Granville Island, snapped a photo of the old Steam Clock in Gastown, shopped on Robson Street and raised a glass in Granville’s entertainment district. In this post, we want to get outside the […]
This post was originally written in January 2015. Given that the upcoming ski season is upon us, we thought we should re-post this story about our trip to Big White Ski Resort in Kelowna, British Columbia. Big White Ski Resort, Kelowna This Vancouver winter has been one of the warmest on record. As I write […]
Rugby World Cup in Japan The main reason we decided to travel to Japan in October was to attend the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Earlier this morning, while watching the highly entertaining semi-final match between England and New Zealand, I was instantly transported back to Japan. Seeing the cheering fans in the stadium brought back […]
The Spectacular Cliffs of Moher in Ireland Arguably Ireland’s top tourist attraction, the towering Cliffs of Moher are well worth the hype. Located on the west coast of Ireland in County Clare, these rocky sea cliffs, along with the karst limestone hills of the Burren, are recognized at a UNESCO Global Geopark. In our opinion, the […]
This post is sponsored by Tangerine. All views and opinions expressed are our own. Simple tweaks that will allow you to travel more As I sit here in Whistler, with freshly brewed coffee in hand, I’m looking to the mountains for inspiration. Summer has arrived in this not-so-secret alpine village. This is our happy place, […]
We always welcome inspirational words, so we thought it would be fun to share some quotes that have inspired us. Hopefully one will give you the push you need to start your next adventure!
We originally published this post back in the summer of 2014, when our boys were still quite young. We’re re-publishing this post today because this is the time of year when many first time visitors to Canada are exploring the Via Rail from Vancouver to Jasper. Riding the overnight train is a memorable way to […]