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Day Hiking Vancouver Area

15 Unusual Hikes Near Vancouver

Most hikes go to a mountain top, a lake or a viewpoint. Those hikes are great, but sometimes you want something different. Something a little unusual. Something off-the-beaten path. Or even something even a little bit weird. Well don’t…

The painted cliffs on Maria Island, Tasmania
Australia Travel

How to Visit Maria Island, Tasmania

Maria Island, Tasmania was one of my favourite places I visited in Australia. This little island on the East Coast of Tasmania is kind of like a mini version of the state, without the people. It has everything you…

An abandoned building at the Parkhurst Ghost Town in Whistler, BC
Day Hiking Vancouver Area

Hike to Parkhurst Ghost Town in Whistler

If you want to get off-the-beaten-path in Whistler, try hiking to Parkhurst Ghost Town. This former logging settlement on the shores of Green Lake is littered with historical artefacts including collapsed buildings, abandoned cars, old stoves, and even an…

Mountains reflected in a lake on a quiet hiking trail. Don't like crowds? Here are 15 ways to avoid crowded hiking trails.
Advice Day Hiking

15 Ways to Avoid Crowded Hiking Trails

If you’ve been out on the trails in the last few years you’ve probably noticed something: it’s crowded out there. Hiking has really grown in popularity recently. Some people point to Instagram, others say it’s just part of a…