The ski trail at the peak of Blackcomb Mountain is named, “Showcase,” but the only thing being showcased presently is a snowstorm. I imagine the view is spectacular on a clear day. My imagination is all I have because the visibility up here is zero. If I wasn’t an experienced skier, I would probably be … Continued

My boyfriend and I graduated from film school physically, mentally, and creatively exhausted. We needed to decompress from the frenzied year of filmmaking. We needed to get away from the city and deadlines. We needed to travel. As storytellers and amateur photographers, nothing is more rejuvenating or affordable than a road trip. Finally free, we … Continued

Each time I went on a plane, no matter how many times I already mastered my nervousness, I still had fear of airplanes, yet when I somehow found the courage to fly, I ended up loving the plane because I knew that the plane would lead me to Disney World. But, as exciting, yet nerve-racking … Continued

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” — Marcel Proust I’ve traveled to some spectacularly beautiful places in my lifetime. I’ve visited over a dozen countries in Europe, 21 US states and four Canadian provinces so far, and there’s still so much I haven’t seen yet. … Continued

Secret Beach My dreams spread across the sheet, each fragment captured in its own little box: Moraine Lake; the Saskatchewan River Crossing; The Athabasca Glacier; Sunwapta Falls; Maligne Canyon; Tofino; Clayoquot Sound; Ucluelet; Vancouver. I savoured each name on my tongue – some smooth as New World silk, others rough as the cedar bark cloth … Continued

This was my first big trip abroad and everything seemed to be going wrong. Exhausted after an eight hour flight (and a three hour wait at Heathrow earlier that day) by the time I arrived at Vancouver airport I was ready for the day to be over. But it wasn’t, and would not be over … Continued