Striking Beauty of a British Columbia Road Trip

A British Columbia road trip is stunning, regardless of the weather, which will change many times during a trip along the west coast of Canada! Whether there are heavy clouds, light wispy clouds that hover majestically on the horizon, or clear blue skies for as far as the eye can see, the landscape will take…

Happy New Year! And What’s in Store for 2016

Happy New Year everyone! We hope you brought in 2016 in a fun way surrounded by those you love. We recently recapped our American travels in 2015 that saw us visit 16 states, some of them multiple times, and two visits to Washington, D.C. We also traveled in five other countries and want to recap…

Edmonton and Winnipeg in Winter, Frozen Wonderlands

By Bell A few weeks back, we had the pleasure of traveling around Canada, which was great because those Canadians are just so nice! Even in towns where it barely breaks freezing for five months of the year, people were welcoming and friendly. The lady who checked me in at my hotel in Winnipeg made…

Exploring Marijuana Laws in Vancouver

  By Alex: As former residents of Amsterdam, we’re accustomed to the notion of “tolerated” marijuana and “coffee shops.” But on our recent visit to Vancouver we were a little surprised to encounter North American coffee shops and pot dispensaries. Given California has had medical marijuana for several years and Colorado and Washington state recently legalized…