Apple Picking in Abbotsford

"And all at once, summer collapsed into fall." - Oscar Wilde Today, I spent a perfectly crisp fall morning picking from an abundance of juicy apples at Taves Family Farm in Abbotsford. The farm offers Fuji, Gala, Ambrosia, Honeycrisp and Alkmene apples.   Picking your own apples is lots of fun and also quite cheap. … Continue reading Apple Picking in Abbotsford

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4 Fabulous Vancouver Coffee Shops

I consider myself a coffee connoisseur. Others may consider me a coffee snob. Either way, I usually opt to spend my mornings sipping espresso in one of Vancouver's many coffee shops. I've managed to narrow my favourites down to four.ย  1. 49th Parallel For me, 49th Parallel is home to the best coffee in Vancouver. … Continue reading 4 Fabulous Vancouver Coffee Shops

Flying over Whistler Mountains

Taking a plane tour over Whistler mountains was definitely a memorable way to spend my 25th birthday. The Whistler Back-country Safari Tour was my favourite summer experience. The flight takes you over glacier lakes, dormant volcanoes and other unique geological formations. When we arrived at Sea to Sky Air in Squamish, we checked in and … Continue reading Flying over Whistler Mountains

Camping at Birkenhead Lake

One rental car, two nights, three amazing friends, five bears, and an uncountable number of magical moments - venturing into the wilderness for my first camping trip was quite the adventure. Birkenhead Lake Provincial Park is off the beaten track, hidden at the end of a fifteen kilometer long gravel road. It is secluded, peaceful … Continue reading Camping at Birkenhead Lake