We Visited These 6 Popular Tourist Destinations and Answer the Most Frequently Asked Questions

We Visited These 6 Popular Tourist Destinations and Answer the Most Frequently Asked Questions

We love getting questions from our friends, family, and readers and wanted to write about the most common questions we get asked about these popular and famous tourist destinations we’ve visited.

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The Ultimate Banff Itinerary: Best of Banff National Park in 4 Days

The Ultimate Banff Itinerary: Best of Banff National Park in 4 Days

Banff National Park has become increasingly popular and we can completely understand why. The park is easily accessible and the views are breathtaking. We packed a lot into our days and since most of the attractions we visited were popular hot spots, our itinerary consists of very early mornings to beat the crowds.

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Style and Convenience at the Calgary Marriott Terminal Hotel

Style and Convenience at the Calgary Marriott Terminal Hotel

If you are planning a visit to Banff National Park, you will most likely be flying into Calgary International Airport. The drive from the airport to downtown Banff is about an hour and a half plus the time spent on renting or returning your rental car.

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Cave and Basin: The Birthplace of Canada’s National Parks

Cave and Basin: The Birthplace of Canada’s National Parks

On our last day in Banff National Park, we made a last minute decision to visit the Cave and Basin. The Cave and Basin and the entire Banff National Park is a part of the UNESCO Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site.

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The Banff Gondola and Sky Bistro Experience at Banff National Park

The Banff Gondola and Sky Bistro Experience at Banff National Park

Crystal and I aren’t very fond of gondola rides since we are both terrified of heights, but we were determined to overcome our fears since we made dinner reservations at Sky Bistro.

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Lake Louise and the Summer Gondola at Banff National Park

Lake Louise and the Summer Gondola at Banff National Park

If you’ve heard of Moraine Lake, then most likely, you have heard of Lake Louise. Both of these lakes have the same turquoise blue color from the glacial waters and it is absolutely gorgeous surrounded by the Canadian Rockies.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Visiting Moraine Lake in September

A Comprehensive Guide to Visiting Moraine Lake in September

Crystal has been wanting to visit Banff National Park for years and we finally made the trip happen this year during the Labor Day weekend in September. Crystal was initially drawn to Moraine Lake for it’s bright, blue waters that looked unreal. Every picture she saw were spectacular and she knew she had to go here.

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Top 4 Amazing Restaurants in Downtown Banff You Must Try

Top 4 Amazing Restaurants in Downtown Banff You Must Try

Downtown Banff in Canada is fairly small but they have plenty of restaurants for locals and tourists. The great thing about downtown Banff is that everything is within walking distance so all of these restaurants are only a 1-2 minute walk from each other. Here are our top 4 favorite restaurants of downtown Banff.

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What to Wear for Banff National Park in Early September

What to Wear for Banff National Park in Early September

We visited Banff National Park during one of the transitional months in late August to early September, so it was a tricky time of year to pack for. Mountain weather is quite unpredictable so being prepared will make your experience at Banff a whole lot more comfortable.

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Don't Leave Vancouver Without Eating at These Top 10 Restaurants and Cafes

Don't Leave Vancouver Without Eating at These Top 10  Restaurants and Cafes

One of our favorite things to do when traveling is trying new restaurants. Vancouver has some of the best tasting food and we pretty much enjoyed every restaurant we visited. We wanted to try out more restaurants but unfortunately, we ran out of time, so we will definitely be back for more! Here are our top 10 suggestions for restaurants and cafes you need to try in Vancouver.

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A Naturally Thrilling Experience at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park - Vancouver, Canada

A Naturally Thrilling Experience at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park - Vancouver, Canada

If you want to explore some nature in Vancouver that is easy to access, we highly recommend the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. We were pretty excited to explore this park and had our fingers crossed that it didn't rain the entire weekend we were in Vancouver.

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Incredible Brunch at Chambar in Vancouver Canada

Incredible Brunch at Chambar in Vancouver Canada

We tried out a lot of restaurants while visiting Vancouver and one of our favorite places was Chambar, located just behind the Airbnb we were staying at in downtown Vancouver. We were in a mood for some good brunch and read rave reviews on how awesome this restaurant was, so we had to see for ourselves.

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Our First Airbnb Penthouse Experience in Vancouver, Canada

Our First Airbnb Penthouse Experience in Vancouver, Canada

Most of our Airbnb stays have been pretty average in size, so the penthouse in Vancouver was our first experience with an amazing rooftop view and extra amenities. Since we were traveling with several friends on this trip, we thought it would be the perfect opportunity to book something a little more luxurious since we would all be splitting the cost.

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