Wreck Beach is without a doubt my favourite beach in Vancouver. I pay the beach a ‘mandatory’ visit in January for my annual polar bear dip. And once in a while I'll convince myself to go down the long set of stairs for a lazy...

I randomly stumbled upon Rolley Lake by looking at Google Maps. It's so fun to just look at the maps and find the lakes and green spots. And how humbling to know that in my lifetime it's impossible to see all the lakes in BC....

Dog Mountain hike on Mt. Seymour is one of Jelger and my favourite quick hikes. As it often happens, we end up with a "late hike" on our day off. We start the day sleeping in, drinking coffee, lounging, starting to get bored aaaand wanting...

When we tried the Lindeman Lake hike a few weeks back, I was still a bit in denial: surely the weather is still warm. We've got some Summer left, right? Right?!?! (*insert panicky voice here*) While online everyone started enthusiastically sharing pumpkin spice photos and mentioning...

On the evening of my birthday (two days ago!), Jelger and I did the Mystery Lake hike. And you read that right, there were birthday bears. And no, that's not a spelling mistake!! ;)  After 6 years in Canada and NEVER seeing a bear, two beautiful...