Category: Canada

Klondike Road Trip Part 8: Taming the Whitehorse

Klondike Road Trip Part 8: Taming the Whitehorse
Miss our adventures in Tombstone Provincial Park (Yukon), Dawson City (Yukon), Kluane National Park (Yukon), or backcountry hiking? Not see my escapade on the side of the mountain? Overlook the time we watched three grizzlies fishing or visited Skagway? Check out parts 1-7 of the Klondike road trip at the links! WE DID IT. We made it to the last installment of the Klondike... Read more »

Klondike Road Trip Part 6: Bear Down, Alaskan Bears

Klondike Road Trip Part 6: Bear Down, Alaskan Bears
Miss our adventures in Tombstone Provincial Park (Yukon), Dawson City (Yukon), Kluane National Park, or backcountry hiking? Not see my escapade on the side of the mountain? Check out parts 1-5 of the Klondike road trip at the links! If you’ve never gone backcountry camping before, you’re in good company. I didn’t have my first “haul all your gear 13 miles up... Read more »

Life Update 2020: The Good, The Bad, & The Optimistic

2020, amirite?!?! Seems like only yesterday we were going to, you know, PLACES and doing things beyond raiding the closet of toys your mom kept from when you were kids and jumping around in Nickelodeon moon shoes. Just me? Okay, cool. Beyond the pandemic that has killed thousands and upended life for all of us,... Read more »
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Klondike Road Trip Part 5: Beef Jerky Saves Lives

Klondike Road Trip Part 5: Beef Jerky Saves Lives
Miss our adventures in Tombstone Provincial Park (Yukon), Dawson City (Yukon), Kluane National Park, or backcountry hiking? Check out parts 1-4 of the Klondike road trip at the links! If we’re lucky, there are maybe a handful of times in our lives where we truly reveal our character. Sure, every day is an opportunity to learn about yourself, but most... Read more »

Klondike Road Trip Part 4: Backcountry Camping in Kluane National Park

Klondike Road Trip Part 4: Backcountry Camping in Kluane National Park
Miss our adventures in Tombstone Provincial Park, Dawson City (Yukon), or Kluane National Park? Click on the links to catch up on our Klondike road trip adventure! I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: I didn’t grow up camping. I loved my childhood, but my siblings and cousins and I spent our summers... Read more »

Klondike Road Trip Part 3: Courtneyana Jones & The Last Frontier

Klondike Road Trip Part 3: Courtneyana Jones & The Last Frontier
Miss our adventures in Tombstone Provincial Park or Dawson City? Click the links for Parts 1 and 2 of our road trip through the Yukon and Alaska! Trip Itinerary + City Guides Our journey from Dawson City into Alaska via the Top of the World Highway took us a few hours and one border crossing... Read more »
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Klondike Road Trip Part 2: Mummified Toes & Can-Can Shows in Dawson City, Yukon

Klondike Road Trip Part 2: Mummified Toes & Can-Can Shows in Dawson City, Yukon
Miss Part 1 of our adventures through the Klondike? Click the link to read about our encounter with bull moose and hiking adventure in “The Patagonia of the North”, Tombstone Provincial Park ! If you read about our adventures in Tombstone Provincial Park in the Yukon, you already know that I’m fascinated by some weird... Read more »

Klondike Road Trip Part 1: What do You Want on Your Tombstone?

Klondike Road Trip Part 1: What do You Want on Your Tombstone?
I’m fascinated by what others may call some “seriously weird shit”. On a recent flight I watched a documentary about typewriters, and I once applied for a job because it would give me the chance to handle artifacts from the Canadian fur trade. I’m also devastatingly cool in case you couldn’t tell. One historical period that I’m curiously fascinated... Read more »

Welcome to The Rock: Icebergs, Cliffs, & Getting 'Screeched In' in Newfoundland

Welcome to The Rock: Icebergs, Cliffs, & Getting 'Screeched In' in Newfoundland
If you’ve taken a long Air Canada flight in the past year, you’re sure to have seen ads to visit Newfoundland & Labrador before your movie/show starts. And if you’re like me, man did those ads work.  Shots of rowboats bobbing on the water, puffins flapping their wings, green cliffs towering over ocean water, and Irish... Read more »
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Shake your Beaver Tail on the Rideau Canal in Ottawa

Shake your Beaver Tail on the Rideau Canal in Ottawa
It might be a case of FOMO, but no matter in which country we live, El and I try to keep a tourist mentality.  Why live in a cool new place if you’re just going to do the same things you could easily do back home? Since we’ve been in Toronto, some of our Canadian... Read more »