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Thursday, 23 June 2016

Outfit - Vancouver, Canada Fashion Blogger - Converse - H&M - Only

Outfit - Vancouver, Canada Fashion Blogger - Converse - H&M - Only

Outfit - Vancouver, Canada Fashion Blogger - Converse - H&M - Only

Outfit - Vancouver, Canada Fashion Blogger - Converse - H&M - Only

Outfit - Vancouver, Canada Fashion Blogger - Converse - H&M - Only

Outfit - Vancouver, Canada Fashion Blogger - Converse - H&M - Only

Outfit - Vancouver, Canada Fashion Blogger - Converse - H&M - Only

Outfit - Vancouver, Canada Fashion Blogger - Converse - H&M - Only

Outfit - Vancouver, Canada Fashion Blogger - Converse - H&M - Only

Outfit - Vancouver, Canada Fashion Blogger - Converse - H&M - Only

Outfit - Vancouver, Canada Fashion Blogger - Converse - H&M - Only

Outfit - Vancouver, Canada Fashion Blogger - Converse - H&M - Only

Outfit - Vancouver, Canada Fashion Blogger - Converse - H&M - Only
Only denim jacket, Target t-shirt, H&M jeans and Converse sneakers

For some reason I have this thing with logo tees. I normally am more into plain, minimal top but logo tee's just seem cool and I am into them, for now at least. I think they will look cute with my levi shorts this, I definitely will be styling them that way for Summer for sure. And I always love and good denim on denim sort of look, especially when its with a jacket. I just really liked this outfit and though it was fun.

Wednesdays Wishlist - Summer sale season

Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Wednesdays Wishlist  Summer Sale Season

Yes, it is that time of year again, Summer sale season. Sale's are everywhere right now and you can find some amazing deals. All of these items above (other then the bikini) are on sale. And wouldn't this make a cute summer outfit...I think so!! So what are you waiting for?? Have you bought anything yet??

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A day trip from Vancouver to Sea to Sky Summit

Tuesday, 21 June 2016

Day trip from Vancouver to Sea to Sky Summit - Travel British Columbia

Vancouver is a popular destination for tourists and travellers and I can understand why. From living here for over 5 years now I know the beauty and the unbelievable amount of amazing things to do and see here. I still have so much to see for myself. But if you are touring or traveling the area I can definitely recommend some activities, even if you only have a limited time there is still so much you can see. So if you are in Vancouver and only have a day to explore, here is one thing you can do and I assure you it will take your breath away.

If you don't know about the sea to sky highway already then you must know it is one of the most beautiful drives you could take. The scenery is absolutely stunning. So here is what I suggest. Depending on how you are getting there, if you have a rental car that is great, if not you can easily get one, I suggest Avis, they seem to have the best deals and there is a location in downtown at the fairmont. Or another great and even better way is if you have Modo and take a car for the day, it is even cheaper and super easy.

Day trip from Vancouver to Sea to Sky Summit - Travel British Columbia

Day trip from Vancouver to Sea to Sky Summit - Travel British Columbia

Day trip from Vancouver to Sea to Sky Summit - Travel British Columbia


























If you are leaving from the heart of Vancouver then you can drive through the beautiful Stanley Park and over the Lions gate bridge into North Vancouver. Once there that is the road to follow the whole way. If you wanted to you could even take a detour up to Cypress to get a really good view of the city before heading away. Once back on the highway you can get amazing views of the mountains and ocean all the way to Squamish. You can watch the ferries come and go from Horseshoe Bay to Bowen Island or to Gibson. Still to this day I am never tired of this drive or view, I am like a kid who take it all in fast enough, turning my head in every direction so that I don't miss a thing.

Day trip from Vancouver to Sea to Sky Summit - Travel British Columbia

Day trip from Vancouver to Sea to Sky Summit - Travel British Columbia
After passing Lions Bay and Furry Creek (which you can also stop and take a look around) and other highway stops along the way (to take in the views) and get closer to Squamish then right off the highway you will find Shannon Falls. I have been here plenty of times and it's one you don't want to miss. Depending on the time of year and whether it has been the rainy season this waterfall can be a beast. This time we went it was how it normally is, powerful and beautiful.  There is a couple viewing decks one that is very easy for anyone to get too or a another one that is a bit more of a little hike, so depending on what you want to do, you can get a great view. The falls is right by the Sea to Sky gondola and Summit so that is your next stop and main attraction.

Day trip from Vancouver to Sea to Sky Summit - Travel British Columbia

Day trip from Vancouver to Sea to Sky Summit - Travel British Columbia

Day trip from Vancouver to Sea to Sky Summit - Travel British Columbia

Now is the best part, right after the falls again and right off the highway then is the Sea to Sky Gondola to the Summit. Now again depending on what you are up for you can take the gondola up which doesn't come cheap I will say but I would still recommend it if you want a beautiful view up and well if you can't hike up then it is your only other option. For Adults it is it $40 there, if you buy online you can save $2 and if you hike up then it is only a $10 ride down. But like I said, the views are worth it.

Day trip from Vancouver to Sea to Sky Summit - Travel British Columbia

Day trip from Vancouver to Sea to Sky Summit - Travel British Columbia

Day trip from Vancouver to Sea to Sky Summit - Travel British Columbia
Day trip from Vancouver to Sea to Sky Summit - Travel British Columbia

Day trip from Vancouver to Sea to Sky Summit - Travel British Columbia

Once up there, the first thing you should do is go to the main viewing deck and just take in the view. There you can see the Howe Sound and mountain range, like the Sky Pilot and Co-Pilot mountains. Also you can see Squamish from above as well. Right there at the main building and viewing deck there is a suspension bridge which is great for photo opts, obviously. There are tons of trails you can do and different viewing decks for getting all the amazing views in. When we went it was later in the afternoon (closer to closing time), during the week and on a day that was a little chilly and a little rainy. So there was barely anyone there which was great. So if you are wanting to avoid the crowds a get some amazing photos then I suggest going mid week and on a day that isn't super sunny and hot.

Day trip from Vancouver to Sea to Sky Summit - Travel British Columbia

Once we took the gondola down, we took a drive into Squamish. We wanted to find a spot by the river to relax and we ended up finding a great little beach stop that was empty, right in the city. If you google map it on your phone, you should be able to find it, or other stops. This is the same river that some of The Revenant was filmed at but that was deeper into the mountains. By the time you have done all this that is probably close to the end of your day. I would suggest driving back to Vancouver to go out for a nice dinner. I am not quite sure what Squamish has to offer for nice places to eat.

I hope you enjoyed this post and I plan on showing you more pictures from this trip because they are just too good to not share.


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Sporty Casual

Monday, 20 June 2016

Outfit - Adidas, J Brand jeans, Forever 21, Zara

Outfit - Adidas, J Brand jeans, Forever 21, Zara

Outfit - Adidas, J Brand jeans, Forever 21, Zara

Outfit - Adidas, J Brand jeans, Forever 21, Zara

Outfit - Adidas, J Brand jeans, Forever 21, Zara
Forever 21 jacket, Adidas sweater, J Brand jeans and Zara sneakers

Alright, this one is short and sweet. It was getting too dark so we quickly got what we could one night when we had went for a walk and to get groceries. I know it's not too stylish but I tend to wear all black and casual outfits like this when it is more gloomy outside or if I am just plan lazy and want to be comfortable. But you know what...sometimes these types of outfits can end up being my favourites.

Where I travelled in 2015

Sunday, 19 June 2016

2015 travel destinations - Tofino, British Columbia

I have been meaning to write this post for a while and just keep forgetting. But let's recap where I travelled to in 2015.

2015 was a good year for travel I must say, I crossed quite a few things off my bucket list (like mentioned here in this post) and had tons of highs and lows. I can't believe we are already practically half way through 2016, seems like just yesterday I was wandering the streets of Paris, but in reality it was actually, exactly one year ago today that I was! So lets go, starting with a quick overview of where I went and then lets get into it, this is going to be a long post!!!

Vancouver Island - Victoria, Tofino
Denmark - Aarhus, Kolding, Odis, Copenhagen
Germany - Cologne
Holland - Amsterdam
Belgium - Brussels, Brugge
France - Normandy (Asnelles, bayeau, the beaches, Mont Saint Michel, St. Malo etc.), Paris
Luxembourg - Vianden
Sweden - Karlskrona
England - London
Home - Carman, MB

Starting in January I didn't travel anywhere but some of my family travelled here and when that happens it almost feels like your travelling from being a tourist in your own city. We visited some of our favourite spots like English Bay beach and the Vancouver Aquarium.

2015 travel destinations - Vancouver, British Columbia

2015 travel destinations - Vancouver, British Columbia
In February we had another visitor, this one being a good friend of our from Denmark. Again acting like tourists in our own city, going hiking and my boyfriend and him going skiing in Whistler but also taking him to one of our favourite destinations in British Columbia on Vancouver Island, Tofino (this the post here). Along the way visiting Victoria of course and a few other stops on the drive. We went surfing, went to our favourite restaurants, admired the wildlife and saw the most amazing sunset (the first photo at the very top of this post). I always look for an excuse to travel to Tofino, what a gem it is.

2015 travel destinations - Tofino, British Columbia

2015 travel destinations - Tofino, British Columbia

2015 travel destinations - Tofino, British Columbia

2015 travel destinations - Tofino, British Columbia
After a few months of saving up for our next trip then at the end of May we were off to Europe. A month long trip for visiting family and going on a road trip (another item crossed off the bucket list). Starting with Denmark of course landing in Copenhagen having my boyfriends family pick us up and bring us home. Their home in the small town of Ødis about 2 and a half hours away from København really does feel like a second home to me. And while there celebrating a family members birthday and enjoying the countryside and as well as the time off with family. And at the end of the trip, spending a little time in Copenhagen and visiting the famous Christiania.

2015 travel destinations - Denmark

2015 travel destinations - Denmark

2015 travel destinations - Christiania, Denmark

2015 travel destinations - Denmark

2015 travel destinations - Christiania, Denmark
After a little time relaxing with family we headed on our road trip picking up the car in Germany and heading straight for Holland to go to Amsterdam. And I know I said it before but I fell in love with Amsterdam, it was a beautiful and lively city. Visiting Vondale Park which was full of happy and active young people, then marvelling at the beautiful canals throughout the city and the surreal-ness of the red light district.

2015 travel destinations - Amsterdam, Holland

2015 travel destinations - Amsterdam, Holland

2015 travel destinations - Amsterdam, Holland

2015 travel destinations - Amsterdam, Holland

2015 travel destinations - Amsterdam, Holland

2015 travel destinations - Holland
Next up was Belgium where our first stop was Brussels and my first impression was that I was afraid of the drivers and our car but my boyfriend being the smart and great driver he is, he had no problem once he figured out how everyone drives there. At first we had no idea where we should start or see but we met the nicest lady at a great restaurant where we had lunch and she gave us a list in order of where to go and we were set. There is so much to see like Grand Place, The Royal Palace, Mannekin Pis, Mont des Arts, etc... Then we headed to Bruges which was one of the cutest towns I have been too. It had a small town vibe and everywhere you looked was so picturesque.

2015 travel destinations - Brussels, Belgium

2015 travel destinations - Brussels, Belgium

2015 travel destinations - Brussels, Belgium

2015 travel destinations - Brussels, Belgium

2015 travel destinations - Bruges, Belgium

2015 travel destinations - Bruges, Belgium

France was our next destination and the place we knew we were staying the longest. We had lots on our list we wanted to see and do before moving on. So we started in Northern France in Normandy. As a Canadian and learning all about the war there in school it felt so surreal to be there and see for myself the damage and stories of what happened there was overwhelming, yet the beauty of the area was unreal. We stayed in a small town on the coast right at Gold beach, one of the famous beaches there that I am sure you have heard of. We explore the area, learning as much as we could, going to museums and to all the beaches and bunker sites along the way as well as ending our time in Normandy at Mont Saint Michel and Saint Malo. Then we drove to Paris to stay with a friend in the city and explore as much as we could, seeing the obvious attractions like the Eiffel Tower and The Louvre.

2015 travel destinations - Normandy, France

2015 travel destinations - Normandy, France

2015 travel destinations - Normandy, France, Mont Saint Michel

2015 travel destinations - Paris, France

2015 travel destinations - Paris, France, Eiffel Tower

2015 travel destinations - Paris, France

 After our short time in Paris then we were off and actually had no idea we were going next but we ended up going to Luxembourg. We were googling castles to see what was around and maybe somewhere we could go and we found one that looked amazing in Luxembourg. The thought of traveling there had not even crossed my mind but I am so happy we went. We were lucky to find a hotel in the evening in the city of Luxembourg and in the mornings headed straight for Vianden, Luxembourg where the castle was. I know I only was a little bit of Luxembourg, but I loved it there, the scenery there was breath-taking.

2015 travel destinations - Vianden, Luxembourg

2015 travel destinations - Vianden, Luxembourg

2015 travel destinations - Vianden, Luxembourg

2015 travel destinations - Vianden, Luxembourg

2015 travel destinations - Vianden, Luxembourg
And last but not least was Germany. I loved that from our drive from Vianden to Cologne, we drove through 3 countries that day, which was a normal occurrence that happened during this road trip. Anyways, our last stop before heading back to Denmark was a quick stop in Cologne. We had heard that it was a great city and wanted to see for ourselves. We visited a museum and saw the famous Cologne Cathedral, which is amazing. The size of the building and all the detailed work on was is just crazy. I didn't get much photos because it was rainy and we were only there for a very short time, but we managed to get a delicious and huge breakfast, it was SO good.

2015 travel destinations - Cologne, Germany

2015 travel destinations - Cologne, Germany

2015 travel destinations - Cologne, Germany

We went back to Denmark after this road trip again to relax again before heading to Sweden for Mid Summer festivities with my sister and her family. My sister lives there with her husband and children and Mid Summer is the biggest day of the year there so I knew I couldn't miss it. My sister even bought us flower crowns to where for the day!! We went to a summer house with lots of there friends and family and if you know anything about Mid Summer (read about it in this post) then you know we had a good time. We drank WAYYY to much, ate lots of yummy food and danced around the maypole.

2015 travel destinations - Sweden, Swedish Mid Summer

2015 travel destinations - Sweden, Swedish Mid Summer

2015 travel destinations - Sweden, Swedish Mid Summer

2015 travel destinations - Sweden, Swedish Mid Summer
We didn't have much time after time on our trip, a bit more family and friends time in Denmark and then we were headed home. But on our flight home, we got a longer stop over so we could have time to leave the airport and explore. Our stopover was at heathrow airport so we could the underground train into London and managed to see the London Eye, Big Ben, Westminster Bridge and Buckingham Palace. I loved it there and did not get enough time there, I can not wait to go back someday!!

2015 travel destinations - London, England

2015 travel destinations - London, England - London Eye

2015 travel destinations - London, England - Big Ben

2015 travel destinations - London, England - Buckingham Palace

2015 travel destinations - London, England

2015 travel destinations - London, England

Not to long after this trip then my sister and her husband came to visit us here in Vancouver so we had more excuses to act like tourists again. We took them to Whyte Cliff Park and my sister and me went to the One Direction concert which was AMAZING! And then not too long after, in August I moved back to my small home town for a little while and that is where I was at the end of 2015.

2015 travel destinations - Vancouver, British Columbia

One Direction, Vancouver

2015 travel destinations - Vancouver, British Columbia

2015 travel destinations - Vancouver, British Columbia

2015 travel destinations - Carman, Manitoba

2015 travel destinations - Carman, Manitoba

I know this was a long post, so if you made it this far then thank you and I'm glad (and hope) that you enjoyed it. You deserve a round of applause. I had a blast going back in time and remembering all the great adventures I had through out the year and hopefully I can come up with more travel posts for you guys.

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