Easy …just be like a local and pretend it’s just another liquid sunshine day. In a city that is often called Raincouver there is plenty to do in days like this.   Queen Elizabeth Park’s Bloedel Conservatory Under the glass triodetic dome, this perfect antidote to a rainy day – a warm mini-paradise of palm trees, fragrant flowers, Read More

The air is turning crisp and the mornings are a little hard to get out of bed. The afternoon are getting cooler and the days are definitely shorter. You know it’s time to think about a warmer clime and take a break from the on-coming winter to make the season go quicker. Here are, Read More

 I thought my place in Portugal was small – its a 50 sq metre place that I love to death! I love the way I have plenty of storage and everything is cleverly made to maximise the space. For me, it has a really nice blend of design and function that once you are, Read More

Starting on the fringe of the Great Plains and climbing through the incomparable mountain scenery of Banff and Jasper National Parks, this magnificent drive—one of the crown jewels of western Canada—combines exhilarating vistas of forest, crag, and glacier. Begin in Edmonton Our roadtrip started in Edmonton, purely because the flights were way cheaper from Vancouver, Read More

The Canadian Rockies offer a wealth of lakes for your viewing, swimming, boating and exploring pleasure. Well, if you go during winter or early spring like us, you will hike, ski, snowshoe or go on a fat bike, It was hard for us to pick a favourite, so here is our Top 5 Lakes, Read More

There’s something special about a place near the snow. It has always been this way for me. I am equally comfortable by the beach, and since moving to Australia, this is obviously where and what I know well! Maybe it’s the climate, I really am not sure, but you quickly escalate in what you’re looking, Read More

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