About Jami

I’m a Family Travel Writer based out of beautiful Vancouver, BC. Our family adventures take take us all over BC, Alberta and the Pacific Northwest. You'll regularly see us hiking, biking, snowboarding, wakeboarding, and camping our way around the province. Our passion is recreation and our mission is to explore and protect this beautiful earth of ours.
Living life to the fullest, one adventure at a time!

A First Timer’s Guide to Plunging into a Field of Cranberries

The changing of the seasons is always apparent in Fort Langley as the local fields transition to bright red and the harvesting of one of my favourite fall treats begins. There’s no better way to kick off the cranberry season by plunging into a field of them at a cranberry farm in Langley! If you’re [...]

By |2022-09-15T15:23:53-07:00September 15th, 2022|British Columbia|0 Comments

10 Ways to Save Money and Have an Eco-Friendly Back to School Season

It starts in the last week of July… stores start putting out “back to school” signs and line their isles with backpacks, spiderman lunch boxes and locker organizers. The seasonality even extends into “student must haves” like new bedding, desk decor, and the latest gadgets.  Radio ads interrupt the music with comedy skits about excited [...]

By |2022-09-08T12:59:41-07:00August 29th, 2022|Adventures In Motherhood|0 Comments

The Last Tourist Movie: 21 Ways To Make A Positive Impact With Your Next Vacation

As a passionate advocate for the environment, I sat up in my bed as I watched The Last Tourist movie cheering on the documentary for its aspirational stories, and grimacing at the disgusting realities that it showcased that still exist in our industry.  When you know better, you do better, and travel is not exempt [...]

Beluga Whale Watching in Churchill Manitoba: A Magical Experience

Leaning out over the side of the boat and looking out over the water, I spotted a friendly set of eyes looking up from below, equally curious about what was going on at the breaking of the water. Two creatures, coming from two different worlds, intrigued by each other, wanting to see more at the [...]

By |2022-08-18T08:53:40-07:00August 15th, 2022|Canada, Manitoba|0 Comments

Tundra Buggy Adventure Tour: How To Have The Ultimate Family Subarctic Experience In Churchill

Elbows up on the dashboard and eyes pressed hard into the binoculars, my son was living his best life, one animal sighting at a time. Our interpretive guide, Jen knelt next to him, helping him spot the eagles, herons, and subarctic birds darting around outside the Tundra Buggy®. Jen too was living her best life, [...]

By |2022-08-18T08:57:40-07:00August 15th, 2022|Canada, Manitoba|0 Comments

A Day in the Life of a Polar Bear: Our Zodiac Adventure in Churchill, Manitoba

The zodiac speed up past a group of belugas and I immediately knew that our driver had spotted something that was about to take us off course. Within minutes we rounded the corner and you could hear the squeals come from all sides of the boats as we spotted our first ever polar bear. Laying [...]

By |2022-08-18T09:01:40-07:00August 15th, 2022|Canada, Manitoba|0 Comments

Luke Skywalker, Doggie Spas, and Sport At the Wapusk Dog Carting Adventure

Cuddling into each other with an abundance of hugs and wet nose kisses, my son and Northern Husky, “Luke Skywalker” were equally excited about the other coming to visit. “He’s very affectionate and loves hugs,” said Dave, owner of Wapusk Adventures (while I wasn’t sure if he was talking about the dog or my son). [...]

By |2022-09-08T12:17:45-07:00August 15th, 2022|Canada, Manitoba|0 Comments

The Best Family Trip to Winnipeg: A Guide to Planning the Perfect Vacation

“Do you like big butts?” my son asked, and the obvious answer was “Of course!”. Giggles ensued as we snapped photos and took videos of one of the polar bears sitting on top of the water tunnel above us in the Assiniboine Park Zoo. Seeing polar bears this up close and personal was an unforgettable [...]

By |2022-09-08T12:13:15-07:00July 28th, 2022|Canada, Manitoba|0 Comments

The Ultimate Eco Adventures & Family Tours in Churchill Manitoba – Seeing Belugas, Bears, and Blooms

The cameras' shutters were going off faster than fireworks on New Year's Eve, each operator pointing in a different direction off different sides of the boat. We were surrounded by a group of curious Beluga whales, as visitors to their home, they welcomed us with songs from below the waves. The “canaries of the sea” [...]

By |2022-08-08T08:20:21-07:00July 28th, 2022|Canada, Manitoba|0 Comments

A Guide to the Best Family Day Out: Visiting the Assiniboine Park Zoo in Winnipeg

From butterflies to bears it was clear from our behind-the-scenes tour at the Leatherdale International Polar Bear Conservation Centre that there was a team of passionate scientists behind the scenes at the Assiniboine Zoo. My son had all sorts of questions as two biologists shared insight on the important work they were doing with species [...]

By |2022-07-28T13:11:17-07:00July 28th, 2022|Canada, Manitoba|0 Comments
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