• A Week in Ontario - feature photo - Niagara Falls
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    A Week in Ontario | Canada

    How much can you fit into a week in Ontario? A surprising amount actually! To be fair, technically me and my parents were there for 10 days, but when you remove the time I spent working, it may as well…

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    Weekend in Quebec City | Canada

    Quebec is both a city and a province, and I did have to get my mum to clarify a dozen times in conversations which one she was referring to when saying just “Quebec”. From Montreal, we continued the French-Canadian leg…

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    Highlights of Montreal | Canada

    After our adventures through the Canadian Rockies, culminating in the Calgary Stampede, it was time to head east. We hopped on a flight from Calgary to Montreal, the largest city in the French-speaking province of Quebec. We definitely noticed that…

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    The Calgary Stampede | Canada

    Who knew that Alberta was the Texas of Canada? Well, most Canadians probably. Alberta is cattle country, full of cowboys and Western culture. And there’s no bigger, more important event in the year than the Calgary Stampede. The 10-day “Greatest…

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    Wells Gray Provincial Park | Canada

    After my week in Whistler, our next big destination was the Canadian Rockies. But getting there from the West Coast of BC either means flying to Calgary or breaking up the drive. We opted for the latter to enjoy the…

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    A Week in Whistler | Canada

    After my month on Vancouver Island, I returned to the mainland once more. Just in time for lots of visitors to arrive! I had a week back in Vancouver, first with my parents before they went to explore the island…

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    Day Trips on Vancouver Island | Canada

    After several weeks exploring California and a brief stop back in Vancouver, I decided to spend the month of May on Vancouver Island. I’d spent a weekend in Victoria back in November and had realised I definitely wanted to come…

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    Weekend Trip to Toronto | Canada

    I was very lucky to get a job pretty quickly when I landed in Canada back in October. Luckier still that as soon as I got the job, I was offered the chance of a weekend trip to Toronto over…

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    Weekend Trip to Victoria | Canada

    So, about three weeks ago now, I started my new job here in Canada. And within the first couple days, I discovered that I had a day off during week two, as Remembrance Day is a public holiday here. And…