Canada – Ontario Day 2

London – Day 2 of a 5-Day Trip in Ontario Day 2 is focused on activities in downtown London. There was quite a bit of construction downtown, but nothing unmanageable. Downtown London has a variety of attractions, all within walkable distance! Day 2 London Prior to heading downtown, I made myself a bagel with smokedContinue reading “Canada – Ontario Day 2”

Canada – Ontario Day 1

London – Day 1 of a 5-Day Trip in Ontario I flew in to Toronto late afternoon, picked up my car and drove the 2 hours to London. I was in Ontario for a few weeks due to work, but had the evenings and the weekend to explore. My visit was in the summer, soContinue reading “Canada – Ontario Day 1”

Canada – Vancouver Island Day 5

Salt Spring Island to Nanaimo – Day 5 of a 5-Day Trip on Vancouver Island Day 5 on Vancouver Island ends with taking the ferry back to Vancouver from Nanaimo. It includes a few stops between Salt Spring Island and Nanaimo. Vancouver Island is always a nice getaway from the hustling and bustling of theContinue reading “Canada – Vancouver Island Day 5”

Canada – Vancouver Island Day 4

Salt Spring Island – Day 4 of a 5-Day Trip on Vancouver Island We headed to Salt Spring Island on Day 4. We were invited to a friend’s wedding in the evening, but we had the morning to explore Salt Spring Island! Salt Spring Island is small – you can drive from one end toContinue reading “Canada – Vancouver Island Day 4”

Canada – Vancouver Island Day 3

Cowichan Valley – Day 3 of a 5-Day Trip on Vancouver Island Day 3 is actually a blend of multiple days. I was working from home on Vancouver Island, so these activities are a combination of my after work activities. The Cowichan Valley is located in between Nanaimo and Victoria. It has a great selectionContinue reading “Canada – Vancouver Island Day 3”

Canada – Vancouver Island Day 2

Sooke – Day 2 of a 5-Day Trip on Vancouver Island We drove back to Victoria for lunch and then headed to Sooke for the day’s activities. If you stayed in Victoria, Sooke is a fairly close day trip (45 minute drive from Downtown Victoria). Sooke is a popular seaside getaway with plentiful hiking trails.Continue reading “Canada – Vancouver Island Day 2”

Canada – Vancouver Island Day 1

Victoria – Day 1 of a 5-Day Trip on Vancouver Island Vancouver Island is a 1.5 to 2 hour ferry ride from Vancouver. This 5-Day trip was a blend of two weekend trips and we stayed with family for the whole trip. That said, there are plenty of accommodation options on the Island, whether youContinue reading “Canada – Vancouver Island Day 1”

Canada – Okanagan Day 6

Kelowna to Vancouver – Day 6 of a 6-Day Trip in the Okanagan Day 6 actually has barely any Okanagan, but focuses mainly on our 4 hour road trip back to Vancouver and an afternoon/evening in Vancouver. I was disappointed that our Okanagan trip was ending, but we were headed to Vancouver Island for theContinue reading “Canada – Okanagan Day 6”

Canada – Okanagan Day 5

Kelowna – Day 5 of a 6-Day Trip in the Okanagan Day 5 was our final full day in Kelowna. We had a day packed full of wineries, cideries and food in Western Kelowna! Day 5 Kelowna The day started with breakfast pastries – custard cream croissant and strawberry danish. We had picked the pastriesContinue reading “Canada – Okanagan Day 5”

Canada – Okanagan Day 4

Kelowna – Day 4 of a 6-Day Trip in the Okanagan Originally, we were going to start the day with a hike up Knox Mountain. However, the smoke and the heat deterred us as there would be no award of a view at the top and very little shade throughout the hike. Instead, we justContinue reading “Canada – Okanagan Day 4”