Adventures in North America

Destination guides, hotel reviews, food recommendations, and sample itineraries curated from our North America travels.

Embracing the Wild Life with 8 things to do on Bowen Island  + GIVEAWAY

Embracing the Wild Life with 8 things to do on Bowen Island + GIVEAWAY

This post is sponsored by Sakroots to promote the launch of the new Wild Life print by Niki Pilkington. Call us biased but we're proud to say we live in the most beautiful province in Canada, where Mother Nature has graced us with the most comfy climate and stunning scenery! This ...
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Kollecting Koordinates - Nectar Yoga BnB on Bowen Island

Feel, breathe, heal, and release – Nectar Yoga B&B on Bowen Island (GIVEAWAY)

AS and I just returned from a weekend of zen on Bowen Island, which is just a short 20-minute ride from Vancouver via BC Ferries. We've been wanting to attend a yoga retreat for the longest time but never had the opportunity... until we found Nectar Yoga BnB on Bowen Island, that is! ...
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Kollecting Koordinates - Neverland Tea Salon

Fly away to Neverland! The most whimsical afternoon tea in Vancouver

"All you need is faith and trust, and a little bit of pixie dust!"... Except you don't need pixie dust to find this particular Neverland! Inspired by Parisian salons from the 18th century, Neverland Tea Salon is the brainchild of owners Teri and Renee. Treat yo'self and don't miss this themed tea house ...
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The perfect winter getaway at the No.1 ski resort - Whistler

The perfect winter getaway at the No.1 ski resort – Whistler

Vancouverites are really lucky. We're not only spoiled with 3 different local mountains all within a 45-minute drive, but also a world-class ski resort just 2 hours away. Every winter calls for a Whistler getaway to escape the city life, even if it's just for a short weekend. If you ...
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Kollecting Koordinates - Whistler

Crystal Lodge & Suites – The Perfect Place to Stay in Whistler

Named 'The Best Ski Resort in the World' for many years, Whistler is only a 2-hour drive from home. Although there are slopes closer to Vancouver for us, AS and I make an effort to drive up to Whistler every ski and snowboard season. And this year is no different! We ...
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Kollecting Koordinates - OPUS Hotel

Opus Hotel: The most WOOF-derful staycation in Vancouver

AS and I both work full-time (he studies too, actually, that monster) and we still have a month to go before our next adventure. So we thought- hey, why don't we do a staycation right here in Vancouver? Better yet, why don't we bring Navi with us? We found the perfect ...
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Kollecting Koordinates - New York City

7 Must-Do’s in NYC for First Timers

We've heard lots about New York City before going. The amazing food, the bright lights, and the majestic skyscrapers- we were so stoked until our friends told us not to get too excited. Friends who have gone had mostly negative things to say, like how dirty and smelly the streets ...
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Le Reve in Las Vegas

Las Vegas – Sin City Getaway

Everyone needs a Las Vegas getaway at least once in their lifetime! The first time we went to Vegas together was for EDC in 2013. 6 months after, we hopped on the plane again for a quick Christmas getaway. This time without the partying and brutal hangovers... Getting around on ...
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Maui: The Ultimate Guide

Maui: The Ultimate Guide

We visited Hawaii for the second time in fall 2013- to Maui! This time for 7 nights. A lot of people ask us, Oahu vs. Maui? Maui wins, hands down, no challenge. There's just so much more to do here. Getting Around Rental car all the way! The freedom that comes with renting ...
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Waikiki Beach

Oahu – A Quick Guide in Hawaii

December 2012 marked my first adventure with AS. Before this trip, I've always thought that Honolulu is the island name, not Oahu. Actually, before this trip, I had no idea that Hawaii is made up of 8 different islands... How embarrassing. After scoring round trip flights for $198 per person from Bellingham ...
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