albino humpback whale slashes its tail out of the water

Top/favourite whale encounters #6

Continuing on from yesterday’s post, next on my list of top/favourite whale encounters is… #6: My second encounter with MIGALOO! (July 2017) Yes, I have been lucky enough to have MORE than one encounter with the famous white whale. 😁 For those who don’t know about Migaloo, he’s an all-white humpback whale that generally migrates […] Read more…

superpod of humpback whales

Top/favourite whale encounters #7

Well, it’s World Environment Day and what better time to start this next series of posts! I’ve been whale watching since 2007 but this is my 10th consecutive year. πŸ˜Š Today (and every day, lbr) I’m talking WHALES. Specifically, I’ll be counting down my top/favourite whale encounters. So without further ado… #7: SUPERPODS and HEAT RUNS! I’ve […] Read more…

wooden walkway covered in snow and ice, surrounded by snow dusted trees

Rockies Premium Tour – Day 3

More #RockiesPremiumTour adventures in Banff with Discover Canada Tours! Grab a cuppa – or other beverage of choice – and get comfy. This entry is longer than most of the others because it was a BIG day, spent in the stunning Banff and surrounds. I would go back in a heartbeat. ❀️ 2 October 2019Hi […] Read more…

mirror-like reflections on Emerald Lake in the Canadian Rockies

Rockies Premium Tour – Day 2

Continuing on from Day 1 of the #RockiesPremiumTour with Discover Canada Tours… 1 October 2019Being in the mountains is freezing – even when it’s not winter yet! – but oh man, did I fall in love with the Rockies. 😍 I would go back in a heartbeat if I could! Revelstoke, BC to Banff, AB […] Read more…

Donate to the Australian Bushfires

The 2019-20 bushfire season has been nothing short of horrific for Australia. More bushfires burning in more places at one time and in extremes we’ve never seen before. Millions of acres of land obliterated, thousands of homes destroyed, dozens of human lives taken too soon… and over a BILLION animals dead. 😒 Below are some […] Read more…

kelowna waterfront with a local sculpture of Ogopogo (water monster)

Rockies Premium Tour – Day 1

30 September 2019My third full day in Canada started super early to meet the Discover Canada Tours group and tour bus at Canada Place. (Out of the 25+ people on the bus, over half a dozen were Australian. πŸ˜‚) Our guides were Joe and Matt. The tour I chose was the 5 days Rockies Premium […] Read more…

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