Our Callaghan Country snowshoe adventures

Friends recently introduced us to Callaghan Country in Whistler for a snowshoe trip! The first thing I always do when I hear about a new place is to google it! And the looks…

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The Lions hike in North Vancouver

The Lions in North Vancouver

When you're looking at our beautiful North shore, the two Lions are such a typical Vancouver view. I simply can't imagine the mountain skyline without them. Thanks to our…

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Evans Peak hike in Golden Ears Park

Evans Peak hike: my first solo hike

With our wedding season slowing down, I remembered I never shared with you that I hiked up Evans Peak by myself this past June! To many of you adventurous souls, hiking by…

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Davis Lake and McDonald Falls

As wedding season is in full swing, I can only dream of places like Davis Lake and McDonald Falls. While currently photographing weddings every weekend and spending weekdays…

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Crooked Falls Hike in Squamish Jelger and Tanja

Crooked Falls in Squamish: our wedding anniversary hike

Last Monday, Jelger and I celebrated our 7th wedding anniversary with a hike to Crooked Falls in Squamish. Even though we're already working away in the middle of our busy…

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Sawblade Falls Hike in Coquitlam

Sawblade Falls hike in Coquitlam

Jelger and I visited the Sawblade Falls in Coquitlam a couple of years ago. Recently when searching for a fun hike we thought about visiting the falls again! Only this time,…

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Brohm Lake hike in Squamish BC

Brohm Lake hike in Squamish

A few weeks ago Jelger and I enjoyed an afternoon hike at Brohm Lake in Squamish. It's one of these places we had driven by dozens of times, but never really paid attention…

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First Peak Seymour Mountain snowshoeing

Snowshoeing at First Peak Mt. Seymour.

Three weeks ago, Tanja and I decided to venture out for a snowshoe hike at First Peak Mt. Seymour (officially named First Pump Peak). A few years ago, we’d visited First Peak…

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Joffre Lakes snowshoe adventure

Joffre Lakes snowshoe adventure

Two weeks ago, Jelger and I enjoyed a Joffre Lakes snowshoe adventure in Pemberton! We hiked up to the Upper Lake in a densely snow-covered scenery. Our goal: try out our new…

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forest around Davis Lake Provincial Park in Mission

An unsuccessful hike to Davis Lake in Mission

Recently, Tanja and I attempted to hike to Davis Lake in Mission. And we failed. But that’s ok. Because it reminded me that adventures teach you about serendipity. And about…

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Wreck Beach photos by vancouver wedding photographer Tanja

Wreck Beach photos with Monica

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…

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A wedding photographer in Rolley Lake Park BC

Rolley Lake hike: short and sweet

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…

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Forst of Mt. Maxwell Provincial Park on Salt Spring Island

Salt Spring Island mini road trip

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…

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snowshoeing in the dark at Dog Mountain Mt. Seymour

Dog Mountain hike Winter vs Summer

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…

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Lindeman Lake hike in Chilliwack

Lindeman Lake hike: Fall is really happening

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…

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