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A weekend in Toronto

A weekend in Toronto

A few weeks ago, I made a quick trip home to Toronto. While I was only there from Thursday night to Sunday morning, I managed to squeeze…

My go-to travel workout & staying active while travelling

My go-to travel workout & staying active while travelling

I have been travelling for the past few weeks and am looking forward to a few more trips this spring and summer. While my trips are generally…

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…

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…

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…

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…

A week in Oregon (Part 3): Mount Hood and Timberline Lodge

A week in Oregon (Part 3): Mount Hood and Timberline Lodge

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…

A week in Oregon (Part 2): Columbia River Gorge and Historic Highway

A week in Oregon (Part 2): Columbia River Gorge and Historic Highway

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

A week in Oregon (Part 1): Exploring Portland

A week in Oregon (Part 1): Exploring Portland

After running the Portland Marathon, I spent a week in Oregon exploring, eating, and attempting to hike. Planning a trip? Here is part one of my trip: 3…

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