Hawaii 2019 - North Coast

We're back again with probably our last series for the year with our trip to Hawaii in October, split up into two parts. I had two weeks off inbetween switching jobs, so it was the prefect opportunity to escape Vancouver rain for a bit and explore a sunnier place.

We've both never been to Hawaii...

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With the train to Jasper and Prince Rupert

When JJ became a Candian citizen she also got a voucher for a discounted train ticket. We have been thinking of trying out taking the train before, so this was the perfect opportunity, since it couldn't get much cheaper.

Our plan was to start in Vancouver, go east to Jasper in Alberta and then con...

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Spring 2019 Winter Adventures

As I'm wrapping up the year I wanted to share a few more experiences of the past year. One of the highlights were the trips we did in the beginning of the year. First there was a short trip to Whister for some snowboarding, then a snowshoeing hike to Elfin Lakes and finally Revelstroke (we're alread...

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Europe 18/19 - Czech Republic and Brussels

So, final post from our trip last year to wrap that chapter up :) After leaving Dresden and the Saxon Switzerland National Park we hit the road again south towards Prague. To get a better deal we stayed a bit further out of town in a small hotel. The public transportation in Prague is excellent, so...

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Europe 18/19 - Germany

After leaving Iceland we headed for a one night layover in Amsterdam. There we planned to check of the Celebration of Lights festival, but ended up missing the ferry. Also a bottle that contained maple sirup which I packed as a gift broke in my luggage, so that was fun to clean. So here just one pic...

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Europe 18/19 - Iceland

Kicking off the long overdue report from our Europo trip over Christmas and New Years. Over 3 weeks we visited multiple countries, so I decided to split this one up into multiple smaller posts. First stop on our trip was the beautiful and rugged Iceland with all its volcanoes and waterfalls. Hope yo...

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Garibaldi Lake Whistler

On a beatiful and sunny day in October we decided to explore Garibaldi Lake. JJ has been there before, but for me it was the first time and I got blown away by the stunning nature the park offers. But see for yourself...

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Burning Man 2018 - Nighttime

I decided to split up our Burningman post into daytime and nighttime for a good reason. It's incredible how the whole atmosphere changes once it gets dark. Colorful lights are getting turned on everywhere, you can start hearing music from each corner. There is a certain excitement in the air where e...

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Burning Man 2018 - Arrival and Daytime

I couldn't believe that it would finally happen. Earlier this year our friends Todd and Tiff announced that they plan to go to Burning Man this year and that they had a spare ticket. This isn't really something we considered before, but the more we talked about it the more exciting the idea got. For...

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USA - California - Portland and Seattle

Final post of this series.. For the last part we took a flight from San Francisco to Portland and then booked a one-way car-rental to get to Vancouver over the course of a few days. Highlights include the Portland Japanese Garden, the Edgefield hotel and beautiful nature landmarks along the way..

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