Glamping in Kelowna One of the highlights from our summer was Glamping in Kelowna with Unique Canvas Luxury Camping. We’ve been glamping before, but this was the first time sharing the experience as a family. Coincidentally, the weekend prior was also the first time we went camping together as a family. Experiencing both camping styles within […]
This post is sponsored by Tangerine. All views and opinions expressed are our own. Back to School, Already? It’s hard to believe we’re already on the downward slope of summer. Why does summer always feel like it goes by so fast? We love summer in the Pacific Northwest. There really is no place we’d rather be. […]
Harrison Hot Springs with kids Located on the shores of Harrison Lake and surrounded by evergreen mountains, the quaint Village of Harrison Hot Springs is a perfect family getaway for Vancouverites. We’ve known about it for years (it’s a recommended day trip from Vancouver), however, this was our first time visiting Harrison Hot Springs with […]
Top attractions and things to do Victoria British Columbia, including whale watching, beer tasting, bike rides, museums, castles and harbour ferry tours.
The mysterious Whistler Train Wreck Tucked away in an old-growth forest, hidden between train tracks and the Cheakamus River, the Whistler Train Wreck site has quietly become a popular Whistler tourist attraction. The Train Wreck is home to several decaying box cars that were abandoned after a crash that occurred in 1956. Train derailments were […]
Scenic Float plane views of BC’s South Coast We boarded the small float plane in British Columbia and flew from downtown Vancouver to the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island. This was the first time our boys experienced taking off and landing on water, so this float plane experience was a memorable one for them. While […]
We’ve lived in Vancouver for over 15 years and, during this time, we’ve hosted many first time visitors to the city. We’re often asked the question, “what are the most popular things to do in Vancouver?” Our responses tend to vary depending on the time of year, but there are several places in Vancouver that […]
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 […]