A Week in the Cayman Islands: Part Two

A Week in the Cayman Islands: Part Two

In December, my friend May got married in the Cayman Islands. I was excited to travel to Grand Cayman with 3 other girlfriends in tow, see May get…

17 Goals for 2017

17 Goals for 2017

2016 was a big year. Travelling, running, exploring, adventuring, doing scary things, experiencing new challenges at work, eating at tasty places. I did a lot of things I…

A Week in the Cayman Islands: Part One

A Week in the Cayman Islands: Part One

In early December, my friend May got married in the Cayman Islands.    May and I met in grad school 5 years ago and she used to…

28 Favourite Memories from 2016

28 Favourite Memories from 2016

2016 was a crazy, but incredible year, both personally and of course in general.  January 2016 seems eons ago, yet I can’t believe how fast the year…

Winter Adventures Bucket List: Update #1

Winter Adventures Bucket List: Update #1

Earlier this winter, I made a winter adventures bucket list in hopes of getting over the rainy weather and embracing the season. Find the full list here. Here’s some…

Photography Tips (from an amateur photographer)

Photography Tips (from an amateur photographer)

Over the past year, I have really come to love photography and I may have a slight addiction to Instagram. Whether it’s capturing a sunrise mid-run, sharing a…

How I became a morning exerciser: 11 tips to try

How I became a morning exerciser: 11 tips to try

For the past 2 years, I have woken up at 5 am four-five days a week to workout. In university, I was very far from a morning person….

Winter Adventures Bucket List

Winter Adventures Bucket List

Usually the rain doesn’t get to me, but this fall it has hit me hard. Maybe it’s the record-breaking number of rainy days we had in October. I…

A week in Oregon (final part 4): the coast, Cannon Beach, and Portland adventures

A week in Oregon (final part 4): the coast, Cannon Beach, and Portland adventures

After running the Portland Marathon, I spent a week in Oregon exploring, eating, and hiking. Missed part 1? Read it here: exploring Portland and running the Portland…

Post-Marathon Recovery and Life Lately

Post-Marathon Recovery and Life Lately

Hello internet! It has been a little while. The last few weeks have honestly been a little weird. I am very glad I planned a vacation immediately…

Danielle Leroux

I am a runner, healthy foodie, city explorer, and adventurer on Canada's west coast.

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  • While I love life on the west coast, it's never easy living on the other side of the country from many friends and family. Grateful for trips home, no matter how long or short (this weekend!) they may be. Back to YVR ✈️
  • Soaking up that Toronto sunshine ☀️
  • Had some of the best vegan food ever at @plantatoronto tonight! I've often been left disappointed (and hungry 😅) by new plant based eateries but this totally exceeded expectations. Loved all the dishes we tried from the cheesy queso dip (pictured here) to the peanut butter chocolate "terrarium" for dessert.
  • Springtime in Victoria #flashbackfriday meanwhile in Toronto... ❄️🌧☀️
  • Last night's surprisingly purple sunset, a welcome sight after a day of rain #tbt
  • From west coast to east coast (sort of! 😛) Toronto bound ✈️ where there is apparently a rainfall warning #cantescapeit