7 great golf courses near Vancouver, BC

I have had no time, except the nice (ish) weather we’ve had here in Vancouver has gotten me out to the driving range and a couple local golf courses a few times. I’m dreaming of nicer weather, golf courses that are in good condition, and not starting my round crying like I did last weekend (pressured from the random men put in our group, and my third shot straight into the trees…. Not my finest moment). If you’re looking for some great golf courses near Vancouver, these are my top picks in no particular order. Just promise to not be like me, and don’t cry. Golf is hard, it’s fine. Continue reading 7 great golf courses near Vancouver, BC

Norway working holiday for Canadians: application process

I found there was very minimal information outside of the UDI website for the working holiday application process for Canadians, so if you’re thinking of working in Norway, my first piece of advice is to really think about it. Starting life in this country is not easy; my second piece of advice is to apply early. Continue reading Norway working holiday for Canadians: application process

Oregon roadtrip: Canon Beach, Seaside, Portland

Since this is still a fairly new blog, I’m going to do some throwback posts about my favourite places I’ve been before I started this. Last year for Easter, we drove from Vancouver to Portland, stopping in Seaside for a few days. I love Oregon. It’s not too far from home, it’s gorgeous, and there are so many outlet malls. Continue reading Oregon roadtrip: Canon Beach, Seaside, Portland

I hated Oslo: what no one tells you before moving to Norway

The photos on Pinterest of Norway are stunning, and most articles on the internet are very positive. Maybe that’s why I was so rattled things didn’t work out, I had different expectations? I was absolutely miserable there. I really wanted to like this county; I was really not expecting to leave with this much negativity built up inside me. Continue reading I hated Oslo: what no one tells you before moving to Norway