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Iqaluit Dogsledding Tours: My Day Dogsledding Across the Arctic

With a quick pull of the throttle, I shot across the ice, navigating the high-powered sled over the jolting bumps and around the jagged ice peaks. Though I’m decades older now, the feeling was immediately reminiscent of being 12 and racing snowmobiles with my family at British Columbia’s Green Lake. Only this time, instead of [...]

By |2020-02-05T11:44:33-08:00April 18th, 2019|Canada, Eastern Canada, Nunavut, Solo Adventures, Western Canada|1 Comment

Exploring the Magical Mix of Business and Pleasure at the Marriott Marquis San Diego

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I never, ever want to leave… This was the phrase stuck on repeat in my head all last week. I was in sunny San Diego for a major social media conference and was very much enjoying a nice spring thaw after a long Canadian winter. But even more enjoyable than the much-missed sun was my [...]

By |2020-02-26T15:07:34-08:00April 4th, 2019|Family Adventures, San Diego, Solo Adventures, USA|0 Comments

Top 10 Women that Inspired Me in 2018!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]“You need to associate with people that inspire you, people that challenge you to rise higher, people that make you better. Don’t waste your valuable time with people that are not adding to your growth. Your destiny is too important.” ~Joel Osteen 2018 was a year where I was surrounded and inspired by truly incredible [...]

Recipe for the Perfect Alberta Fishing Trip

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Travel Alberta curated the perfect Alberta experience, catch and release fly fishing! High-quality guides, an amazing destination, and a few traditional Canadian surprises made the experience extra special! We were attending Go Media, an international travel conference hosted by Destination Canada. Day one was all about getting to know the region we were in and [...]

The Argory House – Reflecting on Ireland’s History

We rounded the bend of the River Blackwater to see the stately Argory House looking down on us over its manicured property. Visitors arriving to the property by water was something this house has been welcoming for over the past 200 years. Built between 1820 and 1824, the Argory House sits on a 320-acre sprawling [...]

By |2020-03-11T09:36:17-07:00September 18th, 2018|Ireland, Solo Adventures|0 Comments

Surfing the Causeway Coast in Northern Ireland

All smiles, surfer Stevie walked over and handed us our wetsuits. The rain couldn’t stop him from containing his excitement to hit the waves... and we were just as pumped to hit the Causeway Coast and experience surfing in Northern Ireland! Alive Surf School is based out of Portrush, Northern Ireland. They are an award-winning [...]

By |2020-03-11T09:39:54-07:00September 18th, 2018|Ireland, Solo Adventures|0 Comments

Rock Climbing Northern Ireland and a Hike to Giants Causeway

A short wander down a tree-lined path and we could hear the sounds of the beach as we rounded the corner, this is where our rock climbing Northern Ireland adventure would begin. The grassy trail led us over sand dunes and suddenly a castle estate popped up, hanging over the cliffs of Giants Causeway. Only [...]

By |2020-03-11T09:49:19-07:00September 18th, 2018|Ireland, Solo Adventures|0 Comments

Canoeing Northern Ireland on the River Blackwater

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]“A Canadian and a canoe,” he said... asking if we were born with an oar in our hand. He was right, Canadians love being out on the water as much as we love hockey... okay, maybe I’m exaggerating, but when given the chance to explore, we jumped on board and headed off canoeing Northern Ireland [...]

By |2020-03-11T09:56:09-07:00September 18th, 2018|Family Adventures, Ireland, Solo Adventures|0 Comments

Longboarding in Ireland: A Boom Board Tour From St Columb’s Park to Walled City Brewery with Far and Wild Eco Adventure Company

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Lorcan was a tall middle-aged man with shoulder length curly hair, black sunglasses, and the most welcoming big smile you’ve ever seen. With a longboard in one hand, he shook our hands with the other, and you could feel Lorcan’s excitement as he was ready to take us out longboarding. He’d quickly turn our nerves [...]

By |2019-07-03T13:05:48-07:00September 17th, 2018|Family Adventures, Ireland, Solo Adventures|0 Comments

Mourne Mountains and the Irish Sea – Hike & Hire Bikes in Newcastle

Nestled at the bottom of the Mourne Mountains and tucked beside the Irish Sea, lies the town of Newcastle. Marketing itself as the “activity resort” of Northern Ireland, Newcastle is known for its sandy beach (a perfect starting point for surfing and windsurfing), championship golf course, hiking, and mountain bike tours. We decided it was [...]

By |2020-03-11T10:04:16-07:00September 17th, 2018|Ireland, Solo Adventures|0 Comments
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