British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast and a slower pace of life

It’s not a far jaunt from Whistler to the Sunshine Coast, but when you’re there, you feel like you’re a world away. The pace of life resembles Island life, and sure – you take a ferry to get there, but you’re actually not on an island at all… You’re just on a secluded section on…

living in Whistler: activities for weekend warriors

You’ve got to love living in a place where you can roll out of bed, stumble your way to the front door and drive a quick few minutes to the base of a world class mountain. Lucky for me, this is how I get to start most of my weekends in winter. The great thing…

A solo hike to magnificent Joffre Lakes, British Columbia

It doesn’t feel like that long ago that I ventured for the first time to Joffre lakes last winter, but yet it seems to be my go-to spot for either a solo trail run/hike or a group adventure hang. Joffre Lakes are one of those places that’s jaw-droppingly beautiful. Yet again, another place that I…

Cirque Lake, British Columbia: paddle-in access only

Those months between the heat of Summer and the snow of Winter are precious, and they’re actually my favourite. Bundling up in warmer layers, the air cooling you down after a good sweat – and the changing colours of Fall in Canada are an extraordinary sight themselves. In search of an afternoon adventure, I stumbled…

what it’s like to work for Tourism Whistler: #joblove

I really wasn’t sure what to expect. Sure, an interview and job description can tell you so much, but you really don’t know until you’re in it, in the every day what your role will truly look like it. After a few months in I can safely say that I have a dream job. I…