Alberta, Blog Posts, Canada

Abraham Lake- Banff’s Hidden Secret

If you are planning, or have planned, a trip to the Canadian Rocky Mountains, you probably automatically think of visiting Banff National Park and Jasper National Park...which you should. You'll probably start in Banff, hit up Lake Louise then drive up Highway 93, the Icefields Parkway, up to Jasper through the Columbia Icefield (or the… Continue reading Abraham Lake- Banff’s Hidden Secret

Alberta, Blog Posts, Canada

Lake Louise & New Years Eve in Banff

Hey there! If you missed my last blog post, we started our trip out west to drive me to my next travel nursing contract up in Northern BC. You can read that post here. To continue on, let's just talk about Banff. It's a huge tourist town, especially during ski season. It's way busier in… Continue reading Lake Louise & New Years Eve in Banff

Alberta, Blog Posts, Canada

Winter Vacation in Banff, Alberta

My next nursing contract is way up in Northern BC and I decided to drive all the way there so that I'd have a bit more freedom while on assignment. My boyfriend Andrew just so happened to be off on holidays the week before my start date so it worked out perfectly for a road… Continue reading Winter Vacation in Banff, Alberta

Blog Posts, British Columbia, Canada, Travel Nursing

Four Best Hikes in Prince Rupert, BC

I recently did a contract in Prince Rupert, British Columbia and one of the best parts of working here was all of the hikes that were in the area! I had a hard time finding information about these hikes, especially the fourth one, so I figured writing about them would be helpful for other people!… Continue reading Four Best Hikes in Prince Rupert, BC

Assignment Recaps, Blog Posts, British Columbia, Canada, Travel Nursing

Assignment #4 Recap – Prince Rupert, BC

Well, my friends. I have officially just finished my latest travel contract...number FOUR! I must like this whole travel nursing thing! This past month, I completed a short three week contract all the way over in Prince Rupert, British Columbia. I was holding out for a contract by the ocean and I finally got one!… Continue reading Assignment #4 Recap – Prince Rupert, BC

Blog Posts, Canada, Travel Nursing, Travel Nursing Resources

So It’s Your First Nursing Contract…

So it's your first nursing contract... Congrats!! It's honestly so exciting. You're off on a new adventure! You're going to meet so many amazing people and you're going to have such a great experience. You completed the application process, got matched with a recruiter, got presented for a position, and signed your very first contract.… Continue reading So It’s Your First Nursing Contract…

Blog Posts, Canada, Travel Nursing, Travel Nursing Resources

One Year of Freedom! (What I Would Change About My First Year as a Travel Nurse)

Can you believe it!? It's been one whole year since I decided to take the plunge and become a travel nurse! A whole year since I packed up my car and left for Alberta for an unknown adventure that would soon change my life. A whole year since I decided to start saying "YES" to… Continue reading One Year of Freedom! (What I Would Change About My First Year as a Travel Nurse)

Blog Posts, Canada, Nova Scotia

East Coast Day #8 – Skyline Trail & Whale Watching on Cape Breton Island

We woke up in Ch├ęticamp Sunday morning with a gorgeous view from our little chalet that we rented. It was very dark when we arrived last night so the view wasn't visible until now. We drove through the Cape Breton Highlands National Park which is stunning and arrived at the Skyline Trailhead for a nice… Continue reading East Coast Day #8 – Skyline Trail & Whale Watching on Cape Breton Island

Blog Posts, Canada, Prince Edward Island

East Coast Day #7 – Prince Edward Island

I have been waiting for this day since I was a little girl. I am finally going to Green Gables, the place of my favourite childhood books and movies- Anne of Green Gables. I've always wanted to visit and today is the day! We drove straight there from Charlottetown this morning (about 40 minutes) and… Continue reading East Coast Day #7 – Prince Edward Island