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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…

A wombat on Maria Island in Tasmania. One of the best places to see Wildlife in Tasmania, Australia.
Australia Travel

Best Places to See Wildlife in Tasmania

I spent 5 weeks housesitting in North West Tasmania at the beginning of 2019. I thought the highlight of my visit was going to be hiking or food (and both of those were AH-mazing). But the true highlight for…

The Enchantments, Washington

Memories of 2016

As is tradition around this corner of the internet, here are my favourite memories of 2016. (How many years do you have to do something to make it a tradition? I did this in 2014 and 2015, so I…

Garibaldi Lake

We Killed a Bear

A Quick Note: This article was originally published in August 2016. The aim of this post was to shock people in order to raise awareness. I know it’s an uncomfortable post to read and that many hikers and campers…

Vancouver Wildlife viewing - heron cam

Vancouver Wildlife Viewing… From Your Couch!

One of the highlights of spending time outdoors is spotting wild animals. I’ve seen black bears, whales, mountain goats, lots of birds, deer, moose, elk, marmots and once even a wolverine. However, seeing wildlife while hiking is a game…