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...

Buntzen Lake, so far I've hiked there twice, but never managed to complete the loop around the lake. It's a bit silly really. On our days off, we wake up late and slooooowly drink our coffee. When I say slowly, I do mean it takes...

My Winter days in Vancouver often looked like this: getting up, hang on the couch, notice the time ticking by and not being able to move myself to leave the house. Before I knew it, it would be 1pm, which meant the day was over....