Day 5 (Part 2/3) Arizona Trip: Upper Antelope Canyon

After visiting Glen Canyon Dam we headed over for our first tour at 10:30 am which was the Upper Antelope Canyon Tour. Oh, my goodness, this canyon took my breath away. The colours and shapes of the rocks were exquisite. My pictures do not do this place justice. I have a few tips if you […]

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Day 5 (part 1/3) Arizona Trip: Glen Canyon Dam

For day 5 of my trip I will be posting in three parts since the post is quite long and I have lots of pictures from it. Initially, we planned to go to Horseshoe Bend.We had all of our water, hiking sandals, sunscreen, hats, etc., but when we got there was a sign at the […]

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Day 4 Arizona Vacation: Grand Canyon & Marble Canyon

On Tuesday we woke up early to drive to Marble Canyon to spend the night, so we could go on our Antelope Canyon Tours the next morning. Grand Canyon On the way we planned to stop at the Grand Canyon and any other picturesque spots of our choosing. It took about 2.5-3 hrs. to get […]

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Day 3 Arizona Vacation: Salt Water River

Today was more of a relaxing day. First, we got up to make it to the Salt River by 9am. We brought our own double tube and portable miniature pump. We did stop 1-2, which is about 2 hours. We would’ve went further but my legs were starting to feel like they were burning, even […]

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Day 1 Arizona Vacation: Arrival

On Saturday we arrived in Phoenix at 12:15 local time. The flight was good, minus the fact I had to sit in the middle seat, but at least I got to sit next to my mom. After arriving we made the long trek from the gate to get our luggage. Then we picked up our […]

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Montezuma Castle & Montezuma Well National Monuments

We visited Montezuma Castle & Well near the end of our first trip in 2012. It was a unique experience and so interesting see houses people carved into cliffs hundreds of years ago! Montezuma Castle National Monument is located in Camp Verde, Arizona.

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Grand Canyon

As promised on my previous blog post, I will be posting about my previous trip to Arizona. My mom and I did a road trip from Calgary to Tucson, Arizona in July 2012. This first post will be about our visit to the Grand Canyon. My mom and I will be visiting again this year, […]

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Arizona!

This month my mom and I will be headed down to Arizona for a mother/daughter trip. Before you say it…..YES I know it will be hot, but we’ll survive. Plus, we’ve been there before at the same time. We plan to do things outdoors early in the morning or later in the evening. I will […]

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Tea at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

As you may have gathered from my recent posts, I finally completed university! For my ‘celebration’ I chose to go for high tea at Lake Louise. I had been for tea at the Empress Hotel in Victoria, British Columbia so I knew I would enjoy it (see my post about Victoria here). The reason I […]

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One Way to Stay Organized While Searching for a Job

Last summer, I applied to a lot of jobs, but one problem I ran into is that sometimes I would get contacted for an interview for jobs that I did not remember applying for. I would gladly accept the interview and research the company. As it turns out, I had not always applied for them […]

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