Destinations

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 […]

Vegetarian NYC: Vegetarian and Vegan Friendly Restaurants in NYC

Vegetarian NYC: Vegetarian and Vegan Friendly Restaurants in NYC

Last month my husband and I went on an amazing jam packed honeymoon to New York City. I for one was thrilled on our destination because I heard that NYC is one of the most vegan and vegetarian friendly cities in the world! I was […]

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 […]

Ethical Animal Tourism: Emma’s Family Experience in South East Asia

Ethical Animal Tourism: Emma’s Family Experience in South East Asia

My family and I have always enjoyed exploring new places together, and in 2017 we went on our first overseas adventure, to South East Asia. We travelled to four countries in four months, and we continue to plan many more extended trips as our kids […]

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 […]

Banana Backpacks: Supporting Education and Clean Water in Cambodia

Banana Backpacks: Supporting Education and Clean Water in Cambodia

Banana Backpacks: Anika’s Experience in Cambodia Travel is full of defining moments. Growing up with a family who spent months overseas in Indonesia, these experiences marked me from a young age. There was one particular moment, however, that truly defined both my path and my […]

50 Photos that Will Make You Want to Go to Thailand

50 Photos that Will Make You Want to Go to Thailand

Just over two years ago I spent a month in Thailand with a friend of mine and it was one of the best months ever. I have a couple of friends who have both recently been to Thailand and seeing their photos made me miss […]

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 […]