If you’ve been following our family travel blog, you will have noticed a theme each winter. Our Facebook page and Instagram stories fill with videos and photos of us skiing and snowboarding. Many of you have asked us how we taught our kids to ski. In this blog post, we’ll answer that question and share […]
Top attractions and things to do Victoria British Columbia, including whale watching, beer tasting, bike rides, museums, castles and harbour ferry tours.
Harrison Hot Springs with kids Located on the shores of Harrison Lake and surrounded by evergreen mountains, the quaint Village of Harrison Hot Springs in British Columbia 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 […]
Things to do in Whistler this Summer We love Whistler. It’s our favourite weekend getaway and/or day trip from Vancouver, so we thought we’d write a detailed guide about things to do in Whistler this summer. We like to visit at least 4-5 times per year, ideally once per season. It’s an easy 1.5 hour […]
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 […]
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 […]
Hubbard Glacier in Alaska When you think of Alaska, what images come to mind? For us, it’s enormous glaciers, humpback whales and vast rugged wilderness. So, when planning our Alaska cruise in the summer of 2019, we decided to visit the mighty Hubbard Glacier in Alaska’s picturesque Disenchantment Bay. The Hubbard Glacier is famous for […]
With summer road trip season on the brain, because it’s unlikely we’ll be leaving Canada this summer due to travel restrictions, we’re re-publishing this post from a few years ago. In our completely biased opinion, there is no better place for a road trip than the Canadian Rockies in British Columbia and Alberta (read about […]