Croatia, Europe, Experiences, Family Friendly, Heritage Travel, Travel

Heritage Travel, visiting my family’s homeland

As we exited the plane and made our way to the baggage claim area to collect our things, my heart was full of excitement and nervousness. This trip to Croatia was one I had been anticipating for many years. I grew up in Canada as a first-generation Canadian. My parents immigrated in the 60’s, escaping… Read More Heritage Travel, visiting my family’s homeland

British Columbia, Budget, Canada, Experiences, Family Friendly, Travel

Ucluelet, A Budget-Friendly Weekend Getaway

Getting away doesn’t have to cost a fortune. With some creative planning, you can enjoy a weekend away that won’t blow (even the most conservative) budget. Since moving back to the lower mainland, British Columbia, I have been desperately trying to organize a getaway to the Tofino/Ucluelet area on Vancouver Island. It was difficult deciding… Read More Ucluelet, A Budget-Friendly Weekend Getaway

British Columbia, Budget, Day Trip, Experiences, Family Friendly, Travel

Rocky Point Park is an easy day trip from Vancouver

If you’re traveling to Vancouver, BC and you want to experience life like a local, get off the beaten path, head outside the core and take a day trip to Port Moody. With the recent completion of the Evergreen SkyTrain extension there’s so much more to explore. A day trip out to Rocky Point Park… Read More Rocky Point Park is an easy day trip from Vancouver

British Columbia, Budget, Day Trip, Experiences, Family Friendly, Travel

Hell’s Gate, not your typical day trip

A day trip along the winding road of the Trans Canada highway will lead you into the Fraser Canyon and Hell’s Gate. This popular road-side attraction has been luring visitors since the mid 1970’s. Located in southern British Columbia where the mountains meet the ocean, Hell’s Gate is a scenic 2.5-hour drive from Vancouver. The… Read More Hell’s Gate, not your typical day trip

Banff NP, Canada, Experiences, Family Getaway, Itinerary, Kootenay NP, Lake Louise, Travel, Yoho NP

7 day itinerary to see 3 of Canada’s most popular national parks

  Don’t miss your opportunity to visit 3 of Canada’s stunning national parks, with a couple of insider tips you won’t find elsewhere, itinerary included. Only have 7 days…  Here are 3 of Canada’s extremely stunning national parks you can visit in a week Canada has more than 40 national park destinations to visit.  Although… Read More 7 day itinerary to see 3 of Canada’s most popular national parks