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Sidney, B.C.: All the best things to do here

By |2020-05-28T11:33:00-06:00February 4th, 2020|Categories: Travel|Tags: , |

Everyone has their happy place and if I were to pick just one in Canada, it very well might be Sidney, B.C. This charming town lies just outside of Victoria, and holds a very dear place in my heart. Here's a look at all the fun things you can do in Sidney, plus where to find affordable accommodation and the freshest seafood in town.

It’s National Plan for Vacation Day! Here’s how to plan an affordable, yet epic one!

By |2020-01-28T07:13:56-07:00January 28th, 2020|Categories: Travel|Tags: , |

I'm so stoked because in a little over two weeks the Valentines Day/ Family Day (President's Day) long weekend will be upon us. You might think this would be a super expensive weekend to travel, but you'd be wrong! I found some major deals - both for a sun getaway and a stay-cation in either Calgary or Vancouver. Wherever your plans take you, I hope you have a lovely winter long weekend!

10 Awesome things to do in Parksville

By |2020-06-04T20:02:44-06:00January 21st, 2020|Categories: Travel|Tags: , |

Have you ever been to Parksville, a magical spot on Vancouver Island? If not, you'll want it to be on your radar. This small city sports endless shoreline and offers easy access to ancient coastal rainforests. It's one of those places where you can be adventurous, laze on a beach, steal away to a spa and get your fill of quality seafood. Here's a look at what my family and I get up to when we visit.

Random holiday generator + other hacks to ensure you get a break this winter

By |2020-01-02T09:40:37-07:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , , |

If you're anything like me, you could really use a break this (and every) winter. I'm sharing my best tips on how to make that happen, including how using a random holiday generator can help you find the right destination.

Unique travel gifts

By |2020-05-26T14:01:06-06:00December 1st, 2019|Categories: Travel|Tags: |

Figuring out what to buy everyone for Christmas is the bane of my existence right now. The only thing I know for sure is what to give frequent travellers. If you know someone travelling after the holidays or a person who flies as often as I do, you're in luck. Not only do I have some super suggestions, but all these unique gifts for travellers will be given away by mid-December. Read on to find out how you can win.

How to have the best ever Christmas in Banff + giveaway

By |2019-12-04T14:59:15-07:00November 19th, 2019|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , , , |

We all know how hectic the holiday season can become. That's why last weekend I stole away to Banff with my daughter. We met Santa, sipped mulled wine (me not her:), leisurely shopped for Christmas presents and swanned about Fairmont Banff Springs. If you're looking for a low key, pre-Christmas getaway, you'll find it in Banff. Here's a game plan.

The best nature hashtags for all of your photos

By |2020-05-20T15:06:55-06:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: Travel|Tags: , |

I often feel hopeless on social media. There's a fine line between knowing what and when to post, let alone how to get it seen by your tribe. Lately, I've fallen off the wagon on Instagram, but I'm slowly dipping my toe back in the water. Knowing the right hashtags for your images is key. Here's a look at the top hashtags to include the next time you're sharing nature, wildlife or travel shots.