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!

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

10 Social Distanced Outdoor Playdates for Kids

Here is our list of top 10 outdoor social distanced playdates for kids! It’s been three months - the kids are going stir-crazy trapped indoors away from their friends. And let’s be honest, they aren’t the only ones. They need to socialize, but as parents, we want to keep them safe. How can we [...]

By |2020-06-11T09:17:00-07:00June 9th, 2020|British Columbia, Canada, Family Adventures|0 Comments

Top 5 Outdoor Educational Adventure Locations in the GVRD

While we have been grateful that our children have been able to continue their learning virtually at home, like many, we are ready for a screen break. Getting the kids outside and learning is good both physically and mentally (for them and for us parents too!). And even though we are enjoying the slower-paced [...]

By |2020-06-09T15:20:46-07:00June 8th, 2020|Family Adventures, Outdoor Education|0 Comments

Our Stance On COVID 19 and Summer 2020

There’s no denying that Summer 2020 will be unique, and that COVID 19 is a problem facing our global community. For the past three months we’ve been working hard, researching health news, tourism trends, safety protocols, case studies and best practices. I recognize our responsibility to you and value the trust you place when [...]

So Much Time Photo Challenge

We are living through history, one “unprecedented” day at a time. From no school to sports, to parents working from home and virtual teachers, the only thing normal about our new norm, is that everyday bring new challenges and new opportunities. While stressful and filled with dread, our lives are equally filled with magical [...]

By |2020-04-29T09:36:51-07:00April 15th, 2020|Adventures In Motherhood|0 Comments

Time. “So Much Time”

10 years from now I’ll be standing at my front door, watching them roll down the driveway, heading off on an adventure of their own. University? Trade school? Perhaps a backpacking trip? I’ll wave with anticipation, tears strolling as I send them off with every well wish that a mother could have. I’ll turn back [...]

By |2020-04-29T09:45:36-07:00April 15th, 2020|Adventures In Motherhood|0 Comments

9 Tips for What to Do with Travel Photos

Have you ever had to sit through a holiday slide show? Many of you might be too young to remember, but there was once a time where the only way friends and family could share memories of their travels was to turn their film into slides and project them onto a screen, often accompanying [...]

Face to Face with Barack Obama

The excitement in the room was palpable, so thick it was as though you could reach out and grab it with your hands. Sitting in the front row I could feel a wave of passion, expectation, anticipation, respect and love coming from the thousands of people standing behind me. The energy surged around me, [...]

By |2020-03-04T14:43:40-08:00February 28th, 2020|Family Adventures, TBT (Truth bomb Thursdays), USA|0 Comments

Our Ultimate Canadian Winter Road Trip

Hands up if you find yourself looking for ways to escape winter. I often find people use their vacation days to seek refuge from the cold, snowy season. But what if instead of running from it, we embraced it—even just one time.  That’s what we wanted to do. We wanted to immerse ourselves in [...]

By |2020-03-05T13:57:20-08:00February 26th, 2020|Canada, Eastern Canada, Ontario, Quebec|0 Comments

Experience Joie De Vivre at Carnaval de Quebec

“Mom, look!” I followed my daughter’s outstretched hand to see she was pointing at the icy peaks of Bonhomme’s frozen castle. Our pace quickened as we knew we were close to this piece of Quebec’s history, only known to us through the lessons my daughter was taught at school. Our Ultimate Canadian Winter Road [...]

By |2020-02-25T13:53:11-08:00February 24th, 2020|Canada, Eastern Canada, Quebec|0 Comments