Grueling Grouse Grind

We had heard about the Grouse Grind from a friend who had pushed her way to the top. We spontaneously asked GG to watch the kids in the AM while Gary and I hiked straight up Grouse Mountain for approx 2 miles. Appropriately called Nature's Stairmaster...it is one way straight up, no downhill hiking due … Continue reading Grueling Grouse Grind

Pedaling Our Way Through Vancouver

Gary and I are big fans of bike tours while traveling. You get to see a lot in a short amount of time. We like to do them early in our trips so that we can go back to any spots if we need to. We've done tours in Paris, Barcelona, Munich, two in London, … Continue reading Pedaling Our Way Through Vancouver

Stanley Park, Suspension Bridge, and more!

We decided to wake up slowly on Saturday as we had already had a couple of long days. that being said, we were ready to go around 9 am so we set out to find some breakfast. We had mentioned donuts to the kids, so of course, they said yes! Well, easier said than done. … Continue reading Stanley Park, Suspension Bridge, and more!

Victoria, British Columbia

In planning for our Canadian adventure, we chatted with friends and acquaintances about what they would recommend while in Vancouver. No lie, everyone said that we had to make it over to Victoria. Okay, so we planned a day in Victoria. What I didn't know is what all we had to plan to get there. … Continue reading Victoria, British Columbia

Visiting Vancouver

Our day started bright and early as we hopped on a plane at 6:45am to Seattle, Washington. In Seattle, we rented a car and thanks to Google maps, drove to Canada. It was our first time to drive through a border. Nothing too exciting...we answered a few questions, showed them our passports, and were on … Continue reading Visiting Vancouver