Past November Jelger and I visited Salt Spring Island to take a break after a super busy season. For the first time our busy season lasted until late fall and we were in dire need of a vacation. On this mini road trip we intended to...

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...

Last Monday, Jelger and I did the Elk Mountain hike in Chilliwack. To tell you the truth, since wedding season got crazy busy, we let a lot of hiking opportunities slip. It just seemed more tempting to hang out at home in a Netflix and...