Vancouver Walks – Lighthouse Park Hike

Vancouver Walks – Lighthouse Park Hike

A couple of weeks ago Marc and I explored another one of Vancouver’s beautiful parks, the Lighthouse park on Vancouver’s Western shore. This park used to be a military base, so it was protected from logging over the last century. This means it has some large old growth trees and plenty of wildlife. We found caterpillars, squirrels and even a couple of garter snakes. It is really easy to get to with public transport. Just hop onto the 250 bus…

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Whistler Walk – Lost Lake Nature Trail

Whistler Walk – Lost Lake Nature Trail

I already wrote a quick post about Whistler’s Turkey Sale. After the sale, we still had a few hours to spare, so we spent a little time exploring around the Lost Lake in Whistler. This is probably the easiest walk that I have posted on this blog. If you do find yourself in Whistler, you can do it even without hiking gear; Just make sure you have a waterproof jacket! On the way to Whistler, we had a quick stop…

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Whistler – Tips for the Turkey Sale

Whistler – Tips for the Turkey Sale

Have you heard of the Turkey Sale in Whistler? Over the Thanksgiving weekend there is a MASSIVE sale at the Backcomb day lodge in Whistler. They sell off all the previous years snowboarding and skiing stock to make room for the newer styles for this winter. If you need some ski equipment, snowboarding equipment or clothes, this is a good moment to go and buy it. This is something that most Vancouverites already know about, but we were completely clueless…

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Exploring Ireland – Tombs, Crosses and cat carvings

Exploring Ireland – Tombs, Crosses and cat carvings

This is slightly different to my normal posts as it only involves a teeny bit of walking. BUT if you ever find yourself in the boarder area between Northern Ireland and Ireland, I have some cool historical sites to share with you. You’ll need a car, or at least a bike and bundles of energy! At the start of September Marc and I zoomed back to Europe, to Ireland for an amaaaaazing wedding. One of Marc’s little brothers, Alex, married…

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