Canada – 1 Day Bowen Island, British Columbia

A 1-Day Trip to Bowen Island in British Columbia! Bowen Island is a small island (about 6km wide by 12km long) west of Vancouver. It is a great day trip from Vancouver, BC. The ferry from Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay) to Bowen Island (Snug Cove) is only 20 minutes. You can definitely visit Bowen Island withoutContinue reading “Canada – 1 Day Bowen Island, British Columbia”

USA – California Road Trip Day 8

Los Angeles – Day 8 of a 8-Day California Road Trip Day 8 was the last full day of our California Road Trip. Day 9 was a travel day back to Canada. The trip had gone by so quickly and was so much fun, I was disappointed it was ending. The weather was great –Continue reading “USA – California Road Trip Day 8”

USA – California Road Trip Day 7

Anaheim – Day 7 of a 8-Day California Road Trip We left Santa Barbara early on Day 7. Day 7’s purpose was to spend the whole day at Disneyland California Adventures in Anaheim! Day 7 Anaheim The drive to Anaheim from Santa Barbara is just over 2 hours (longer depending on traffic). We stopped atContinue reading “USA – California Road Trip Day 7”

USA – California Road Trip Day 6

Solvang/Santa Barbara – Day 6 of a 8-Day California Road Trip We were headed to Santa Barbara for Day 6. Of our 8-day road trip, Santa Barbara was by far my favourite spot. It was less busy than Los Angeles, yet had the beach and good restaurants. Day 6 Solvang/Santa Barbara To start our day,Continue reading “USA – California Road Trip Day 6”

USA – California Road Trip Day 5

Morro Bay/Santa Ynez/Solvang – Day 5 of a 8-Day California Road Trip Day 5 Road Trip was Morro Bay to Santa Ynez to Solvang! It was a gorgeous day for Day 5 (where was this weather for Day 4??). We were past the half way point of our trip and progressing closer and closer toContinue reading “USA – California Road Trip Day 5”

USA – California Road Trip Day 4

Monterey/Morro Bay – Day 4 of a 8-Day California Road Trip Day 4 was a cloudy and rainy day, which was so unfortunate, because our drive through Big Sur was supposed to be so scenic! Instead we saw fog and mist. We did end up stopping at some key spots, but they did not haveContinue reading “USA – California Road Trip Day 4”

USA – California Road Trip Day 3

San Francisco/Monterey/Carmel-by-the-Sea – Day 3 of a 8-Day California Road Trip Day 3 started off in San Francisco, but ended with Monterey. Monterey is a city on California’s coast and is about a 2 hour drive from San Francisco. It is known for Cannery Row, which used to be home to a fish packing company.Continue reading “USA – California Road Trip Day 3”

USA – California Road Trip Day 2

San Francisco – Day 2 of a 8-Day California Road Trip It was another gorgeous day in San Francisco! Definitely beats the cold in Canada. Today’s activities consisted of Chinatown, Coit Tower, and Golden Gate Bridge. Day 2 San Francisco First stop was Good Mong Kok Bakery in Chinatown for dimsum! This is a bakeryContinue reading “USA – California Road Trip Day 2”

USA – California Road Trip Day 1

San Francisco – Day 1 of a 8-Day California Road Trip We started our 8-Day road trip in California at San Francisco, known for its steep streets and iconic structures – Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, cable cars, and much more! The weather was so nice (for the majority of the trip) and warm (~23°C) despiteContinue reading “USA – California Road Trip Day 1”

USA – 1 Day in Denver, Colorado

A 1-Day Trip to Denver, Colorado! Another work trip, this time to Denver, Colorado for a 24 hour trip. I flew in on a holiday, so had the rest of the afternoon to myself. I was unlucky in that there was a winter storm warning. It went from 10°C one day, to -20°C the next!Continue reading “USA – 1 Day in Denver, Colorado”