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Camping in Hope BC, Canada: Why You Should Camp at Silver Lake

Camping in Hope BC, Canada: Why You Should Camp at Silver Lake

Last spring, my husband and I went camping in Hope BC. We had originally thought we had booked a campground at Silver Lake in West Kelowna, but we had accidentally booked a campground in Hope. What was supposed to be a 45 minute drive turned […]

What to do in Kelowna BC: The Best Kelowna Guide for Every Season

What to do in Kelowna BC: The Best Kelowna Guide for Every Season

I was born in Vancouver, BC but all my childhood memories are from growing up in Kelowna. Kelowna has been my hometown for the vast majority of my life and I will always consider it home. If you’ve never been to Kelowna, you simply have […]

What to Consider when Planning a Destination Wedding that is also Bilingual

What to Consider when Planning a Destination Wedding that is also Bilingual

Earlier this month my husband and I got married at the beautiful Barcel√≥ resort in Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico. My husband, Arturo, is from Mexico City and I’m Canadian so this was a destination wedding for both of us. Obviously if you’re planning a wedding you […]

The Most Underrated Hike in Kelowna: Scenic Canyon Regional Park

The Most Underrated Hike in Kelowna: Scenic Canyon Regional Park

Kelowna, BC, Canada is surrounded by mountains and lakes, so it’s no wonder there are so many amazing hiking trails to choose from. I recently wrote an article for Explore Magazine on Ten of the Best Hikes Near Kelowna, but there was one extra that […]

Penticton BC: A Colorful City Guide to Penticton’s Street Art

Penticton BC: A Colorful City Guide to Penticton’s Street Art

The other day, my fianc√©, Arturo, and I ventured out to Penticton BC on a day trip. I’ve been to Penticton many times before but this time we only had three things on our to do list. Eat at Burger 55, visit Bad Tattoo Brewery […]

The Best Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in Kelowna, BC

The Best Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in Kelowna, BC

For the past few years I have been thinking a lot about eating a more sustainable and healthy diet. Over the last two years I started eating only “sustainably sourced” meats and then started cutting back on even that. Recently I have become a vegetarian […]

Where to Stay in Jasper, Alberta: The Sleepy Bear Inn

Where to Stay in Jasper, Alberta: The Sleepy Bear Inn

My recent long weekend trip to Jasper was nothing short of breath taking. We were completely surrounded by majestic white peaks, pine trees and a cute village to explore. After long days of hiking and exploring it was so wonderful to be able to relax […]

Ten Must See Places in Canada to Put on Your Bucket List

Ten Must See Places in Canada to Put on Your Bucket List

Aside from studying abroad and traveling here and there, I have lived my entire life in British Columbia, Canada. I have spent my life breathing in the mountain air, whizzing down many slopes on my trusty skis and soaking up all the sun the west […]

The Best Things to Do in Victoria BC

The Best Things to Do in Victoria BC

I’ve been living in Victoria, BC, Canada for nine months now and I absolutely love it here. I adore being close to the ocean and I love that Victoria is still a big city but has a much more laid back atmosphere than Vancouver. I […]

My Experience with Reverse Culture Shock from Chile to Canada

My Experience with Reverse Culture Shock from Chile to Canada

Dealing with culture shock can be pretty hard sometimes. It’s often a lot harder when you come back home. For me, being home has been a blessing. I was really missing my family and friends after being in Chile for 5 months and was ready […]