My great Canadian travel bucket list

Technically, I have travelled Canada coast to coast, having lived in Vancouver, British Columbia and spent a short weekend in Halifax, Nova Scotia many years ago. However, Canada is a massive country and there is a lot more in between that I have yet to discover. Given the current state of international travel, I expect…

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Off the beaten path on north Vancouver Island

One of the great advantages I’ve had is the good fortune to be in a profession that has taken me to some very interesting places. While I was attending medical school in British Columbia in 2011, a couple of my classmates and I were sent over to Vancouver Island for a one month rural family…

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Snowshoeing in Hope, British Columbia

We are supposedly well into spring but there have been snow flurries everyday since this weekend. What is going on?! Since we are still in a winter mood, I figure that I can get away with writing a blog post about a winter activity. In the recent post about my favourite outdoor spots in Vancouver,…

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My favourite outdoor spots in Vancouver, Canada

Since we are likely looking at sticking to domestic travel for the remainder of this year, I have been thinking about making a trip back out to western Canada if we are able to get there before winter weather kicks in. I lived in Vancouver, British Columbia for four years until 2013 and have yet…

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Majestic mountains in western Canada

I‘ve been to a fair share of exotic destinations with beautiful landscapes, but sometimes I forget that the most awe-inspiring sights I’ve seen are right here in my home country of Canada. A couple summers ago, I was in Alberta for a wedding, and my friend and I extended our vacation out west with a…

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