A jungle slide and mud bath: Paraty adventures (Brazil)

Paraty is not just a quaint little colonial town, but it is nestled in between among jungle-y mountains and close to some incredible beaches. One of the funnest excursions of my trip was a short bus ride out of town to a natural water slide- Cachoeira do Tobaga. You get off at this cute church … More A jungle slide and mud bath: Paraty adventures (Brazil)

Every season and all the weather on an endless and beautiful drive: Westfjords

After my evening soaking in the Drangsnes hot pots, I jumped into my rental car to take on an epic road trip through the Westfjords! The entire time in Iceland, we experienced the constantly changing weather, but never had it been to this extreme. There were big blue skies, fluffy clouds, snow storms, hail, thick fog, … More Every season and all the weather on an endless and beautiful drive: Westfjords

An improbability of puffin pictures, Iceland

Vestmannaeyjar is home to Iceland‘s largest puffin colony. There is a convenient bird viewing platform located on the north side of cape Stórhöfði. In our quest to see all the puffins, we headed there in the afternoon. There was nary a bird on our first visit to the area (although it was still stunningly beautiful).You can … More An improbability of puffin pictures, Iceland

A moment of perfection in Bruce Peninsula National Park

In addition to getting to hang with all my family members, I was also able to spend some magical moments in the pristine Canadian wilderness. Karen had taken the week off work, and the weather could not be more perfect. We packed up her car and headed to  Bruce Peninsula National Park for some hiking … More A moment of perfection in Bruce Peninsula National Park

Flashback to my favourite bit of road: Jasper to Banff, Canada

Eight years ago, I took a road trip with my grandma in Alberta and British Columbia, to visit family and celebrate a wedding. Nearly a decade later, this continues to be the most beautiful road I have ever driven and I still think about this road and the astonishing beauty of Canada. My grandma was … More Flashback to my favourite bit of road: Jasper to Banff, Canada