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Driving the Icefields Parkway

Back to the Canadian hiking vacation recaps today – this one is the second to last one – stay tuned for the finale post next week! The Icefields Parkway (great name, right? sounds so hardcore) is a 230km road linking Banff and Jasper National Parks. We dedicated an entire day to making what could have been a quick 3 hour drive because there was so Continue Reading …

Hiking Kootenay National Park

Continuing with the Canadian hiking vacation recaps! Kootenay National Park is another lesser known national park in the Canadian Rocky Mountains that is worth a visit if you’re ever in the area. It’s a short and very beautiful 30-ish minute drive from Banff National Park, so after our morning of hiking Johnson Canyon and Ink Pots, we decided to Continue Reading …

Hiking Johnson Canyon and Ink Pots in Banff

I’m back with another Canadian hiking vacation recap! This one is all about hiking Johnson Canyon and Ink Pots in Banff National Park. Want to see our full itinerary? Check it out: Western Canada Hiking Trip Itinerary. Previous recaps: a weekend in Vancouver + hiking Lake Louise in Banff National Park. Johnson Canyon is one of the most Continue Reading …

Hiking Lake Louise in Banff National Park

Hello my friends! What a wonderful time we had exploring the Canadian Rockies and Vancouver over the past week and a half! As I mentioned, I have so many pictures from the trip that I’m going to break them up into a bunch of smaller posts (rather than doing just a few enormous recaps) featuring some of the main hikes or series of smaller nearby Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures – Trails & The Inn at Little Washington

Hi friends! I’m glad many of you enjoyed Alex’s guest post yesterday on the health benefits of meditation and why you should give it a shot. I wrote a guest post for her last week, entitled 3 Tips to Fall in Love with Exercise. If you missed it, give it a look! :) And now, my weekend recap! I needed a little longer than usual to write this one Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures Part 2: Hiking Sky Meadows State Park

Hi friends! I’m back with part 2 of our weekend adventures because apparently I took too many photos this weekend to fit them all into one post! Part 1 featured more cherry blossom running photos and a delicious dinner in case you missed it. ;) On Sunday, Matt and I had the day free and decided to take ourselves on a little hiking adventure. Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

Hey friends! What a fun weekend – as you know, on Saturday morning I ran the Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Half Marathon for the 5th time! We had perfect running weather – cloudy and cool – and my legs felt fresh and speedy. You already know how I did via Instagram, but I’ll share a full recap of the race tomorrow! :) But first – my non-race weekend Continue Reading …

Valentine’s Weekend Adventures

Hey friends! I hope your weekends were great, whether you are back at work today or enjoying the federal holiday! A couple weeks ago, Matt and I were booking a trip for later this spring and randomly decided while we were at it to book ourselves a little Valentine’s Weekend getaway in our favorite spot, the Shenandoahs. Because – why not? :) We’ve Continue Reading …