Meet the expats – Andy and Marius

Andy and Marius moved to Toronto in November 2020. They braved the move during the height of the pandemic, but with a great attitude and determination, they have made the move look so easy. They have certainly made the most of this great adventure, grabbing every opportunity possible to explore Toronto and all the wonderful... Continue Reading →

A tribute to our sweet Oliver

This last week was one of our hardest since moving to Canada. We had to bid a sad farewell to our sweet kitty, Oliver. We brought Oliver with us from South Africa and he was an integral part of our immigration journey. When we first started thinking about emigrating to Canada, a big question we... Continue Reading →

Weekend drives in the Alberta Foothills

We love taking random drives in and around Calgary. We haven’t had the best of luck when it comes to seeing the Canadian wildlife on these drives, but the beautiful Alberta scenery never disappoints. It is so diverse, from the towering Rocky Mountains to the flat plains, and rolling farmlands, there is always a beautiful... Continue Reading →

Interview with expat.com

Moving abroad with children has many challenges, but just as many rewards. We have enjoyed so many wonderful adventures in Canada as a family, but it's still been a tough journey, filled with lots of emotions, challenges, and adjustments. But we wouldn't change it for anything! I was recently asked by expat.com to share our... Continue Reading →

Our Canadian bucket list

Canada is such an amazing country and there is always something to see and an adventure to be had. From towering mountains to rugged coastlines, tranquil lakes and rivers, to barren prairies, all contrasted against modern, metropolitan cities, the country is huge and must be one of the most diverse and most beautiful countries on... Continue Reading →

Homesickness

I haven’t felt much motivation to share anything here lately, even the fun stuff. This is partly because I’ve been feeling rather homesick recently. I usually love sharing the fun stories and beautiful photos of all our adventures, but today it's time to get real again and tackle the inevitable beast that many immigrants will... Continue Reading →

The challenges of immigration

We love sharing about how great life in Canada is – the beauty, the safety, the fun things to do, the adventure – but this doesn’t mean that things have always been perfect, or that they’ve been easy. When it comes to immigration, we can often choose to see life through rose-tinted glasses. You want... Continue Reading →

Lake Louise in spring

Lake Louise really is a spectacular sight to behold and it's so fascinating to see how the colours and light change from one season to the next. We first visited Lake Louise in the winter just before the lake froze over, and this week I enjoyed a lovely visit there with a friend to experience... Continue Reading →

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