A Day Out On A Road Trip to Canada

Road Trip 2017

(As usual with these travel posts, this entry is long and heavy on photos. I hope you enjoy the read and the photos I took!) Every summer since we moved to Hong Kong, we make a trip back to North America, spending time in both California and Canada. We used to fly between San Francisco and Vancouver, but my husband suggested a road trip one summer and the idea stuck. […]

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A Day Out In Myra Canyon, Kelowna

Myra Canyon

Every year, when my family and I travel to Canada, we spend a few days in Kelowna visiting my husband’s mom. On this recent trip, smoke from nearby forest fires was blowing into Kelowna, making air quality quite bad. But we lucked out on our last full day and the skies cleared and we were able to get out and do some hiking! Looking online for “things to do in […]

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A Day Out At The Rock of Gibraltar

The Rock of Gibraltar

During our Easter trip to Spain and Portugal, we also visited Gibraltar. Did you know that Gibraltar shares its border with Spain? I did not know that geographical fact prior to this trip! I thought visiting two countries in one trip was already a big deal, so adding on a trip to Gibraltar was a nice bonus! And what do you go see when you go to Gibraltar? The Rock! […]

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A Day Out In The Algarve, Portugal

The Algarve, Portugal

The Algarve? Algarve, Portugal? Where is that, you say?? Let’s look at handy-dandy Google Maps… The Algarve is a that highlighted region on the map, in southern Portugal. I know. You had to scroll down a bit to even find it on the map! I wanted to include all of Portugal so you could see where it is and how big an area it encompasses. (If you’re looking for places […]

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