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Category: Holidays

New York – The Not-So-Big Apple

New York – The Not-So-Big Apple   When you plan a vacation to New York, you think of Central Park, The Empire State Building, The Statue of Liberty, Broadway and Pizza.  You don’t think about the fact that everyone else is also thinking that way.  In today…

Bali & the Gili Islands in 10 days

Bali & the Gili Islands in 10 days When we were planning our trip to Bali, we kept stumbling across raving reviews about the Gili Islands.  This forced us to change our itinerary slightly and it worked out for the better! Splitting our time between mainland Bali and the Gili…

The first time I saw a bear

The first time I saw a bear When you first think about travelling to Canada, you immediately picture the wildlife.  There will be coyotes, eagles, beavers, moose, racoons, goose and lastly, bears.  Everyone considers running into a grizzly bear as one of the most dangerous things that could happen when…

Seaside hideout: England’s Southwold

Seaside hideout: England’s Southwold Ever wondered why people choose to spend holidays or weekend breaks in England, UK instead of going overseas to the hot mediterranean? I can give you a reason. They love their quaint seaside towns – and Southwold in Suffolk is a perfect example.  We…

Cypress Mountain Vs. Whistler-Blackcomb as a Beginner Snowboarder

Cypress Mountain Vs. Whistler-Blackcomb as a Beginner Snowboarder So far, I’ve only had the pleasure of snowboarding for two days while I’ve been in Canada. One day was spent on Cypress and the other was at Whistler. Now since I’m not that experienced…

48 hours in Whistler, BC

48 Hours in Whistler, BC – March 2017 For Leo’s 30th, I booked a surprise trip to Whistler, BC.  We only had 48 hours to spend there so time was of the essence.  Since we don’t own a car in Canada yet, we took a bus…

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