• canada,  north america,  travel

    Travel: Beaux Arts – Day 2

    Full gallery of photos Well, it was a bit of a rocky start to our first day in Montreal. We were unfortunately awoken by some pretty amazingly loud house music from our neighbours upstairs at 3:30 in the morning. Unable to get back to sleep with that thumping bass overhead, we opted to throw headphones in and watch Interstellar. Mercifully, the music ended about the time that our movie did, so we grabbed a few more hours of sleep (not…

  • canada,  north america,  travel

    Travel: On y va – Day 1

    It was a bright and early morning for us. Thankfully, we were all packed up the night before and only needed to roll out of bed and go. We were traveling relatively light, just one checked bag and a roller-board carry-on, so it was easy for us to hop on the bus. It was a beautiful sunny bus ride downtown before we hopped on a surprisingly well-timed Orange Line out to Midway Airport.

  • canada,  north america

    Salt Spring Island getaway

    David and I came to the rather dismaying conclusion that we wouldn’t be doing hardly any traveling together this year. After the jam-packed travel schedule of 2010, this was a little disappointing. So, in honour of David’s 30th birthday, coupled with our desire to take at least one romantic getaway this year, we decided to head over to Salt Spring Island, one of B.C.’s Gulf Islands that we’d never visited.