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April 22, 2019
Roy's Peak Track New Zealand

Roy’s Peak Track in New Zealand: The Best Sunrise in the South Island

Overview Roy’s Peak is the quintessential Wanaka hike, but it’s an absolute beast. It’s 8km each way and a grind all the way to the top. […]
April 12, 2019
Aurora Finland igloo hotel

Aurora Hunting in Lapland: Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort

Our obsession with the Northern Lights Louise and I are obsessed with the Northern lights. We have twitter alerts set up on our phones and regularly […]
April 9, 2019

4 Tips for Beginner Hikers

4 tips to get the most out of your hikes! ( This post has been sponsored by Reebok, but all opinions are our own. ) 1. […]
March 26, 2019

Practicing “Leave No Trace” Is Essential to Enjoying the Outdoors

Sponsored by COIN. Growing up in the mountains and spending the majority of my time outdoors, my happy place is out on the trails. Hiking can […]
March 7, 2019
Kintamani Region Bali

Exploring the Kintamani Region in Bali

The Kintamani Region of Bali is a far cry from the coastal regions of Bali and generally far less explored. It’s no less beautiful, but as […]
March 1, 2019
Portable Hard Drives

The Best Travel Hard Drive for Photographers

This post is full of advice for choosing the right external hard drive. It’s mostly advice for what to get/what not to get to help you […]
February 19, 2019

Guided Tours in the Rockies – Seeing the Best of Banff and Jasper

This blog post is sponsored by Air Canada Vacations. All thoughts and opinions expressed are our own. One of the most common questions we’re asked is “What […]
February 7, 2019
night skiing at Lake Louise

Chateau Lake Louise and the Torch Light Dinner

What a weekend for the books! Louise and I just got back from an incredible weekend at Lake Louise chock full of amazing activities that we […]
January 22, 2019

Pilot your own boat and snorkel in Grenada

If we had to give an award for the best cruise shore excursion ever, it would surely have to go to the “Pilot your own boat […]
January 17, 2019

Castle Mountain Ski Resort

Quick info: Distance from Calgary: 2.5hours Price of lift ticket: $94.95 No. of lifts: 6 No. of runs: 94 Want to see how the other ski […]
January 31, 2017

Planning a Romantic Valentine’s Day in Banff

Thinking about spending Valentine’s Day in Banff? Good idea! The holiday is quickly approaching and for all the planners out there like me, you’re probably looking […]
November 22, 2016

Top 5 Favourite / Best Hikes near Banff

  “What are the best hikes near Banff?” is the question I probably get asked the most, from friends who are visiting or just people who […]
November 23, 2015
Grotto Canyon Icewalk

An Afternoon Escape: The Grotto Canyon Ice Walk

Sometimes it’s the spontaneous trips that are the best. Today we had a late start, and thought perhaps we’d better doing something active. We’d looked into the […]
October 5, 2015

Larch Valley Hike in Banff: The Best place to see the Larches

  Update: September 14, 2018 – Some of the larches have come in in Larch Valley already, but it isn’t anywhere the scene above! Another week […]
October 5, 2015

The Best Place to see Fall Colours in Banff

  Ok, so if you haven’t heard of Larch Valley, it needs to go on your bucket list.. right now. Every year in September, a few […]
September 22, 2015
Oneonta Gorge waterfall august

Before You Die: Oneonta Gorge

TL;DR: Oneonta Gorge is insanely beautiful, but you’re going to get pretty wet on this hike (it is up a riverbed), however the experience is 100% […]

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