Los Pargos – Off the Beaten Path Surf Town

Los Pargos is a very small surf town, about 30 minutes south of Tamarindo which is the main tourist town on the Pacific coast. We opted to spend our first few days somewhere quiet as it was the weekend, and we had just traveled 10 hours on a red-eye. It was perfectly quiet, and the…

Backpacking through Cuba

Backpacking Through Cuba – My Top 5 Tips

It’s been well over a year since Brett and I went backpacking through Cuba for our honeymoon. I still reminisce about mojitos and the pristine Caribbean beaches. However, those were definitely not my favorite parts of the trip.   Some of the links within this post are affiliate links. At no additional cost or inconvenience…

first month of blogging

First Month of Blogging- What We Learned

The month of May has come and gone, and this blogging journey has been an eye opening experience. In this post, I want to share what we’ve learned in our first month of blogging. Perhaps I can shed light on what to expect if you are just starting out. Some of the links within this…

The Two Lions

The Two Lions – Hike Series

The Two Lions are quite possibly the most challenging of all the climbs that I have completed. This is why I am leaving The Two Lions as my final installment of my May Hiking Series. Some of the links within this post are affiliate links. At no additional cost or inconvenience to you, I will…

My MUST HAVE Travel Essentials with a Baby

Baby Travel Essentials- My MUST HAVES

Jack is a social butterfly. He loves meeting new people, and the Ticas of Costa Rica absolutely adore him! Traveling with a baby is daunting, but I couldn’t do it without my baby travel essentials! Some of the links within this post are affiliate links. At no additional cost or inconvenience to you, I will…

Joffre Lake Hike Series

Joffre Lakes – Hike Series

Joffre Lakes is simply a quintessential BC hiking experienced, located roughly an hour north of Pemberton. The Joffre Lakes hike gets less congested and is less visited than some of the other more well know trails in and around the Sea-to Sky Corridor. Some of the links within this post are affiliate links. At no…

Black Tusk Hike Series

Black Tusk – May Mini Hike Series

Black Tusk is one of the premier climbs anywhere in the Southern BC region. It’s sheer, razor sharp appearance is visually stunning and stands alone among the many peaks that surround the Whistler, Blackcomb mountain range. The peak of the Black Tusk hike is clearly visible from the top of Whistler mountain and attracts many…

Laguna de Arenal

Coast to Coast – Tamarindo to Limon

It is not very often you can say that you have seen the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea in one day. Even less often can you say that after having driven from the Pacific to the Caribbean. Some of the links within this post are affiliate links. At no additional cost or inconvenience to…

The Chief hike

The Stawamus Chief – Hike Series

The Stawamus Chief is quite possibly the most photographed hike anywhere on the south coast of British Columbia. Nearly every climber has taken a picturesque selfie when they reach the top of any of the peaks. Some of the links within this post are affiliate links. At no additional cost or inconvenience to you, I…

Jack's toes parent

The First 3 Months of Parenting and What We Learned

No course, parenting book or how-to article can prepare you for the extreme life changing moment of becoming a parent. All the advice in the world cannot prepare you, because being a parent comes with learning. As a woman, and soon to be mother, the stages are pretty typical. First there is shock and fear…