21 Stunning Photos of Tofino and Surrounding Areas

Tofino Rainbow

I had the best time in Tofino. It was a great escape from the city. Tranquil and pretty even when the weather wasn't cooperating. I ate well. I slept well. I did some cool things and went on fun hikes. Even the drive across the island was beautiful and full of cool things to discover. If I haven't convinced you yet of how wonderful and beautiful Tofino and its surrounding areas, then hopefully this set of photos filled with some of my favourite shots will. Around Tofino Chesterman Beach in Tofino This 2.7 km Continue Reading

Beachy Adventures in White Rock, BC

Crescent Beach

It’s hard to be a Vancouverite without enjoying the great outdoors. When summer comes and the days get longer and warmer the people take to the hills for hikes and beaches to enjoy the great outdoors. I never thought of myself as a super active person. I definitely am not when I compare myself to a lot of my friends who regularly run half marathons and go on multiday hikes. But it wasn’t until the basic ability to run and walk without pain was taken away from me that I've come to realize that I do a surprising amount of activity (though Continue Reading

From City to Sea: Things To Do On the Drive to Tofino

Lake Kennedy BC

It can be easy to forget that Vancouver actually isn’t on the ocean. Many Vancouverites, myself included, refer to the beaches in Vancouver as on the ocean, but it really isn’t. There’s a whole island in the way! The drive from Vancouver to Tofino is a long one and I can understand why many don’t make the trek across from Vancouver or up the island when visiting Victoria. It starts with a ferry ride. 90 minutes of gentle sway and rocking of a ferry boat. Being a long weekend, C and I were up before the sun to line up for the ferry. We Continue Reading

7 Dream Places I Can’t Get Out of My Mind

Dunedin Expedia Viewfinder

This post is written in partnership with Expedia. Being a part time traveler, I’m in a constant state of flux, alternating between trip planning and daydreaming about places that I want to go explore. Right now I’m in the middle of a daydream phase. While I’ve been able to go on a handful of trips in recent months to Portland, San Francisco and Tofino, none of these places have been new to me. I’m really looking forward to exploring some place completely foreign and different. There is something so exciting about going somewhere you’ve Continue Reading