Travel Journal

Discovering the unique world of Japan

I have wanted to go to Japan since I was a child. I frequented sushi bars since childhood and was given the nickname of “sushi baby” by the chefs. I brought sushi for my class on international food day and even hosted a high school Japanese exchange student despite not knowing one word of Japanese! […]

Multi-sport Mentorship

Mountain Mentors facilitates mentorship relationships for women who wish to progress in backcountry sports. Our inspiring mentors are a blueprint of possibility and are empowering the next generation of female outdoor leaders in BC & beyond. So far, we’ve facilitated mentorships for over 120 women in Vancouver & the Sea to Sky corridor, and have […]

A Conversation with Nick Hawkins

A conversation with OnSight Ambassador Nick Hawkins; photographer, photojournalist and member of the Sea Legacy Collective and International League of Conservation Photographers. As a photographer, why do you choose to devote yourself to conservation work? “I was a naturalist and lover of big, wild spaces long before I was a photographer. I grew up absolutely […]


Adventure photographer and Antarctic guide, Ben Haggar, takes us on a two wheeled adventure through the Provence region of France – hiking and riding through majestic hills and old villages, experiencing the delights of French culture along the way. Biking through Provence has a certain sophisticated, elegant ring to it.  Contrasted against figures like the […]

Justa Jeskova – Travel Essentials

Over years of traveling I’ve discovered that I am very picky with any gear that I pack along with me (and food for that matter!). Everybody who travels a lot quickly discovers those products that they can’t live without. These next five products make up my ‘Travel Essentials’: Tarmac EPO Duffel Bags This duffel bag […]

Bruce Kirkby: Tips for Family Travel

Bruce Kirkby is a writer and photographer whose travels have spanned over 80 countries and over 2000 days. His family adventures have been documented in the Travel Channels ‘Big Crazy Family Adventure’. Bruce, his wife and two young boys travelled around the world, from British Columbia to the Ganges river in India and monastery’s in […]