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”

USA – 1 Day in Casa Grande, Arizona

A 1-Day Trip to Casa Grande, Arizona! Casa Grande is a small city about an hour south of Phoenix. I visited the City in January due to work. It was sunny and slightly windy (sweater weather) – a refreshing change from the snowfall that recently hit Vancouver. I was actually in the city for aContinue reading “USA – 1 Day in Casa Grande, Arizona”

Canada – Edmonton Day 4

Day 4 of a 4-Day Trip in Edmonton Day 4 felt like a relatively short day as we were flying back to Vancouver in the afternoon. That said, I feel like we got a lot done despite this. It actually felt a lot cooler today, still lots of sun, but much windier. Day 4 EdmontonContinue reading “Canada – Edmonton Day 4”

Canada – Edmonton Day 3

Day 3 of a 4-Day Trip in Edmonton Another warm summer day in Edmonton. It felt a little cooler than the other days, but still fairly warm. Day 3 Edmonton We started our day by heading to Banh Mi Nhon Hoa for Vietnamese sandwiches. We visited their location in Chinatown (it opens at 10am comparedContinue reading “Canada – Edmonton Day 3”

Canada – Edmonton Day 2

Day 2 of a 4-Day Trip in Edmonton Day 2 was another warm summer day. We had a busy day with lots to see! I was especially looking forward to visiting the Telus World of Science. Day 2 Edmonton To start our day, we headed to Duchess Bake Shop for breakfast. The french bakery hadContinue reading “Canada – Edmonton Day 2”

Canada – Edmonton Day 1

Day 1 of a 4-Day Trip in Edmonton We were in Edmonton for the weekend for a friend’s wedding. Edmonton is the capital of the Canadian province Alberta. I have driven through Edmonton a few times growing up, but we never stayed for very long. This was my first time spending more than an afternoonContinue reading “Canada – Edmonton Day 1”