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”

Canada – Whitehorse Day 3

Day 3 of a 3-Day Trip in Whitehorse Last Day in Whitehorse! I personally thought 3 days was the perfect amount for Whitehorse. You can definitely add more days if you want to explore more of the Yukon and nearby areas (example Dawson City). I flew home to Vancouver in the evening of Day 3.Continue reading “Canada – Whitehorse Day 3”