Genoa

Our train from Zurich got us in at 11pm so we checked into our hotel and decided to just stay in. We were so tired from the previous travel days that we just had some wine and watched a movie in bed. We had booked into B&B Hotel Genova and it was a little bit […]

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Switzerland

From Amsterdam, we got on a train to Cologne where we would transfer to our night train. This train took about 3 hours. Our night train was from Cologne to Basel. This took about 6.5 hours. We booked our reservations far in advance for all of our trains and got our own compartment that was […]

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Amsterdam

Chris and I wanted to make the most of our wedding celebrations and book our honeymoon in Europe for 10 days. We purchased first class Eurail tickets and planned to see as much as we could. That meant pretty much a new city every day. Our first stop – Amsterdam.  We arrived in Amsterdam in […]

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Wedding Reception Round 2

Since Chris is from England, we wanted to be able to share our wedding celebrations with all his family and friends back home. We didn’t have a lot of time but we wanted to make the most of it. We flew with British Airways to London before catching a train up to Manchester where Chris’ […]

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Vinoscenti Vineyards

I was well aware bc has its own little wine country in the Okanagan. But I had no idea that there were some great hidden gems located in the lower mainland too! For my friend Kat’s birthday, I booked us a wine tasting and tour for 2 (thank you Groupon!) at a cute little winery […]

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Our mini honeymoon in Vegas

For our wedding gift, my dad paid for me and Chris to spend a long weekend in Las Vegas. We left two weeks after our wedding and decided it would be our mini honeymoon until our big European trip. DAY ONE We flew out on Friday morning and wanted to make the most of our […]

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We Got Married!

I have been very quiet lately and I’m ready to come back in full force. I do have a good excuse though – I GOT MARRIED! I wanted to be able to take the lead up time and time right after to just enjoy every crazy minute of it. Yes, it was full of stress […]

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Salt Spring Island

To celebrate our anniversary, and to have one last getaway before our wedding, Chris and I hopped on a ferry to Salt Spring Island. I had been to a few other Gulf Islands before (my old family cabin being on Mayne Island), but never to Salt Spring Island and we were excited to try something […]

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Our Engagement Photos

Our wedding is coming up so quickly I feel like we haven’t had a chance to breathe. There has been so much planning, organizing, spending and a laundry list of more going on that we kind of left our engagement photos to the last minute. We are lucky to know such a fun and charismatic […]

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My Bachelorette Weekend

I know I have been very quiet lately, but it’s all for a good reason. With wedding planning, I’ve had so many fun things coming up, I’ve just wanted to take the time and enjoy them all. A few weekends ago, I had my bachelorette weekend and it was amazing! My best friend, and maid […]

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