The Big Island To-Do List

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Hawaii is one of my all-time favourite spots to vacation and that’s probably no surprise to most of you! Justin & I went last month and had the time of our lives!!! A growing number of people always ask me to share my go-to places, so I put together a list of my favourite places, acitivites, accommodations & eats on …

Day 12 Giveaway: Rocky Mountaineer

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On the FINAL day of Christmas, Rocky Mountaineer gifts to you an AHHHMAZING two-day, all daylight rail journey between Vancouver & the gorgeous Rocky Mountains*! Not only do you get to see stunning scenery of the beautiful BC wilderness (which I obviously love), you get to do it in style!! The winner of this prize gets to experience the internationally acclaimed Rocky Mountaineer …

My UK & Ireland Travel Style Guide

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It happens to the best of us: no matter how thoughtfully you pack, you always end up bringing home unworn clothes that could have wonderfully made way for all the shopping you wanted to do… or at least saved your tired shoulders from hauling that too-heavy suitcase around numerous cities and airports. You’d think in the 200,000 odd years we …

Aloha! We’re Back from Paradise!

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Aloha! We are back from the island and I’m having a majorly hard time getting back into the swing of things – so I thought I’d spend this rainy morning going through my favourite snapshots of our week in Maui and share them with you! Justin and I had the best time rippin’ that jeep around the island! Too many …

My Hawaii Photo Diary

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Warning: if you currently find yourself in an icy, cold, dreary location then this post might make you a little angry- apology in advance! The truth is, I was so craving the sun this month (watching “The Bachelor” didn’t help this craving) that I decided to surprise my family and tag along on their trip to Maui! They had NO …

My Heavenly Thanksgiving

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Happy Thanksgiving to all of my American friends! I hope you’re all stuffing yourselves with tons of yummy food (hopefully a few of my recipes!) and spending quality time with friends and family! As you know, Canadian Thanksgiving was last month and I thought I’d share a recap of my holiday. We had Thanksgiving in the middle of nowhere this …

Bucket List: Sourtoe Cocktail Club

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So recently I’ve been getting a kick out of drafting my own bucket list. I keep adding more and more to it and I figured it would be fun to share it with you guys! Okay, so number one on my list: drink a Sourtoe cocktail. My Granny, Grandpa, Aunt and Uncle have all had one of these creepy cocktails …

My Rocky Mountaineer Getaway

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If you follow me on twitter you might have seen my mentions about a “secret” vacation with my parents andGranny Marge. Well, I’m excited to tell you guys that our secret trip was actually a trip on the beautiful Rocky Mountaineer! You might remember that I got the chance to ride on the Rocky Mountaineer while I was on “The …