Our Wedding Anniversary in Tofino

For our first wedding anniversary, we wanted to go away to celebrate. While our original plans of going on a California road trip were no longer feasible, we decided we wanted to explore our own backyard here in BC. We had been to Tofino once before, but for my best friend’s wedding. We decided we […]

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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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Out of Africa: Wildlife Park – Camp Verde, Arizona

While we were driving to Sedona from Phoenix, we noticed a billboard for Out of Africa: Wildlife Park. We figured if we had some downtime, we would look into it. When we arrived in Sedona, we looked it up, and it looked great. Since it was my birthday month, admission for me was free. We […]

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Saying Goodbye To My Family Cabin

Since I was little I remember spending all of my summers with my grandparents at their cabin on the island. For over 20 years I have been visiting and exploring one of our hidden gems of the Southern Gulf Islands, Mayne Island. When our family decided to sell our cabin, as it wasn’t going to […]

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Richmond Tea Rooms – Manchester, England

When in England, you must do as the English do. Chris and I found the cutest little tea room hidden away in the alleys in Manchester. We wanted to go for afternoon tea, and after a little bit of googling, I found a place called the Richmond Tea Rooms. This tea room was hard to […]

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My Best Friend’s Wedding

It’s so weird to think my best friend is now married! Chris and I were fortunate enough to be able to share Karleigh and Nick’s big day with them. On Friday¬†we set off to Tofino, a little surf town on Vancouver Island. In total, the journey took about 6 hours, but it was so worth […]

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Montreal Day Three

To finish off our trip, we ventured outside of downtown Montreal to visit Old Montreal. Since it would be such a long walk, we took the Metro which was a direct route. As soon as we arrived, we went directly to the original Bank of Montreal. The bank itself isn’t hard to miss, it is […]

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Montreal Day Two

We woke up to rain, which was kind of a relief since we also woke up to sunburns. Due to the weather, we decided that we would have a museum day. Not far from our hotel was the fine arts museum that many people had raved about to me. Aside from the regular exhibitions, they […]

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Montreal – Day One

After an eventful morning of getting engaged (EEK!!), we made our way down to the city to grab some lunch. We had been told we needed to eat at Schwartz’s, so that’s where we decided to go. When we arrived, the line was down the block. We debated for a while if we were going […]

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Tulum Mayan Ruins

When we booked our trip, Chris and I discussed going on a day trip to one of the many Mayan Ruins in Mexico. Since there was a Nexus representative in our hotel, we booked our trip through her. On Thursday morning, we woke up at 6:30am to get breakfast and make our way to our […]

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