Jami

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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!

10 Fantastic Places in the GVRD to Bike with Your Kids

With biking enjoying a COVID-19 resurgence with kids and adults alike, we decided to compile a list of 10 Fantastic Places in the GVRD to Bike with Kids. We are blessed to have dozens of parks, trails and greenspaces scattered throughout the Lower Mainland that are great for biking. Networks of trails suitable to [...]

By |2020-07-28T21:58:02-07:00July 28th, 2020|British Columbia, Canada, Western Canada|0 Comments

Top 10 Do’s & Don’ts When Visiting BC’s Smaller Communities This Summer

Your bags are packed. The car is loaded. And the kids are already arguing in the back seat over who gets the iPad first. The summer road trip has returned! As Canada opens up to select forms of tourism this summer, you, like many families, may be looking for [...]

By |2020-07-21T21:51:17-07:00July 21st, 2020|British Columbia, Family Adventures, Western Canada|0 Comments

How to Farm Hop This Weekend!

It’s no secret that families are struggling to come up with new things to do this summer. Parents and kids alike are frustrated with the lack of safe, fun-for-all activities and outings, leaving many families with no option but to plop on the couch in front of the television night after night. But what [...]

By |2020-07-25T07:06:28-07:00July 17th, 2020|British Columbia, Family Adventures, Western Canada|0 Comments

Why a SOULbbatical is What You Need This Summer

“You look so peaceful,” she said… after I showed her this photo of me in the forest. She followed up with “I haven’t seen you that happy in a long time.” dropping a quiet reality bomb on me. There’s nothing like the world coming to a stop to force us to evaluate everything. From [...]

By |2020-07-11T16:42:14-07:00July 11th, 2020|Adventures In Motherhood|0 Comments

Top 10 Camping Tips for 2020 – Pandemic Edition

With summer officially upon us and lockdowns lifted, your family (like mine) is probably thinking about ways to salvage that summer hiking and camping holiday you had your sights set on. While British Columbia parks may be open for business, it’s important to remember that camping in 2020 will look nothing like it did [...]

By |2020-06-30T06:28:19-07:00June 27th, 2020|Outdoor Education|0 Comments

Soaking In The Scenery At The Lodge At Harrison Lake

Nestled into the edge of the lake, seamlessly flowing into the mountainside, as if it was designed by Mother Nature herself sits the Lodge On Harrison Lake. Surrounded by the lake on one side, and a combination of beautiful landscaping and old-growth forests on the other, along with a private beach, this unique property [...]

By |2020-06-27T00:17:39-07:00June 27th, 2020|British Columbia, Canada, Family Adventures, Western Canada|0 Comments

6 Reasons Why “COVID-19” Is The Worst Excuse To Have A Bad Summer

Standing at the kitchen counter washing up after dinner you hear yourself say out loud, “I am really sad we’re not going to be able to do ______ this summer!” And while I couldn’t agree more that Summer 2020 isn’t going to go as planned, we have an opportunity to embrace like no other… [...]

By |2020-07-08T07:02:44-07:00June 25th, 2020|Family Adventures, Outdoor Education|0 Comments

The Art of Family Forest Bathing in Harrison

Like squirrels jumping from tree to tree, searching for nuts to stock up on, we scampered through the forest as the “eagle in the nest” counted down the timer. Would we make it back to a secure hiding spot and remain “unseen” but able to “see”... that was yet to be determined… [...]

By |2020-06-26T06:30:56-07:00June 25th, 2020|British Columbia, Canada, Family Adventures, Western Canada|0 Comments

Outdoor Explorations – Kayaking With Kids On Harrison Lake

I folded my arms and laid back into the tandem kayak, letting my daughter paddle for the two of us, quietly giggling to myself. It only took her a moment to realize I wasn’t pulling my weight and we both started laughing as I picked up my paddle again and started contributing to our [...]

By |2020-06-25T13:29:00-07:00June 25th, 2020|British Columbia, Canada, Western Canada|0 Comments

Harness That Summer Feeling with these 12 Backyard Games

Who doesn’t love that summer feeling? While the logistics of the season may change with each stage of life—when schedules, priorities and lifestyles all shift—there is a feeling to summer that doesn’t age. A feeling that comes from stretched out days, warm nights and simple pleasures of the season. Meals shared on patios, moms [...]

By |2020-06-24T23:12:56-07:00June 18th, 2020|Family Adventures|0 Comments