• Travel,  United States of America

    Things to Do in Whidbey Island

    Emma Rae and I were searching for a destination that we could visit for a girls getaway weekend. We had waited until the last minute, which really narrowed down the list of prospective locations. Especially during the peak summer months. I am not much of a camper, so we relied on the availability of Airbnbs. We randomly decided to choose a lesser-known destination. Whidbey Island is roughly a two and half hour drive outside of Vancouver, BC, and it is located just north of Seattle. The Island has a vibe that is very similar to Salt Spring Island, with lots of small boutiques, independent cafes, farmers markets, breweries, and distilleries.…

  • Canada,  Travel

    A Weekend Away in Salt Spring Island

    Like most Vancouverites, I have not taken the time to explore the nearby travel destinations. Visiting the Gulf Islands has always been on my list of places I would like to go. I put together a complete guide to a weekend away on the Salt Spring Island. I am sharing what to do, where to eat and the highlights of our trip. It is a fairly short trip. only two and a half hours to get to Salt Spring from Vancouver when you take the ferry.

  • Travel,  United States of America

    Travel Guide for Honolulu

    Hawaii has been filling up my Instagram feed for the last few months. The amazing wildlife, clear blue water and lush mountain ranges, all spoke to me. We finally decided to book a trip in February and I immediately started reading articles and blog posts to find the best spots to visit. Hawaii is unlike any tropical destination that I have ever been to, mainly because it is American. You can get all your creature comforts, Costco, Walmart, Sephora, Urban Outfitters, basically every major retailer you would need. The one thing that makes Hawaii different is the ABC Stores, which are essentially 7-11s with souvenirs thrown into the mix. What…

  • Mexico,  Travel

    All The Things I Should of Brought to the All- Inclusive

    There is always that moment when you are on vacation, and you open your suitcase in disbelief because you completely forgot to pack the most basic items. I continuously bring 7 dinner dresses, yet neglect to pack a brush. Some things are intuitive and others are more of an after thought. Here are all the items I wish I packed before heading to Mexico and the ones I remembered as an added bonus:   A Zip Lock Bag or Small Waterproof Container For day trips, swimming in the ocean or hanging out by the pool. This is a handy thing to have. Having a water resistant place to put cash,…