What is your favorite place in Canada?
Without a doubt, the gulf islands of BC. I spent every summer of my childhood sailing around from Saltspring to Lasquiti, and each island offers a unique experience. Also, it’s amazing how many gorgeous beaches are hidden around the coast of this country – you don’t have to go far for soft sand or bright blue waters!
What is your best travel memory in Canada?
I went to Stampede in Calgary, Alberta with friends and collectively it was the best experience. We drove 12 hours out of Vancouver, passed through the Rocky Mountains, got our country on, and then stopped to check out Lake Louise on the return trip. It goes without saying, that bright blue water is stunning.
Tell us about a special discovery that you’ve made in Canada.
Newcastle Island off the coast of Nanaimo is my secret spot. The entire place is a provincial park, so there are no houses or cars, and at low tide you can actually walk over to neighboring Protection Island and collect the coolest shells out of the sand.
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My favorite places
Lake Louise is symbolic of the quintessentially Canadian Rocky Mountains; dubbed the 'Jewel of the Rockies' this alpine lake, known for its sparkling blue turquoise waters, is situated at the base of impressive glacier-clad peaks. At about 2.5 kilometres long and 90 metres deep, the lake offers a surreal paddling experience in the warm summer months and one of the most ... Read more...
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3 Nights Accommodation | 2 Days to Stampede Park | Reserved Seating You’re invited to attend the largest outdoor rodeo in the world!! Professional cowboys compete in a myriad of rodeo events, which includes bull riding, roping, steer wrestling and barrel racing. Don your western duds, saddle up and join us for Stampede breakfasts galore, square dancing, parades, the fun ... Read more...