Facebook, Instagram, tumblr, bloggers, and any other form of social media is spammed with selfies every minute of every hour of every day. Why are people so intrigued with the selfie? As much as it is fun to snap a photo of your luscious hair day, flawless makeup and radiant lighting…why post it for everybody?
Today is supposed to be 40 degrees. We don't really get that kind of heat where I'm from…I can barely handle the sun in the 20s! As a summer baby though, I love the beach; the solution to a hot day. With days like today, the beach is the only place to be! So what am I packing?
Welcome to Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
Been thinking about home lately with the holidays coming up so I wanted to reminisce about my stomping grounds. Victoria is the capital of B.C. and the most southern city on Vancouver Island. It is surrounded by water and has a view of Olympic Mountains in the United States…aka way too beautiful.
For their annual "Christmas party", my boyfriends family business went camping this year so we were lucky enough to head out to Belmont Pines Lakeside Holiday Park. In the past, camping has always been a trip with friends full of shenanigans and non-stop craziness. However, this trip was a little more civilized - we had real meals, proper equipment, and a true outdoors experience.
Load up the truck and lets hit the road! A weekend spent au naturale with the bare minimum (and whatever extras I can fit in the boot!) Luckily I'm not high maintenance so I'm okay with camping and being in the woods but I actually don't have much experience with it; growing up a true west coast Canadian though, I'm all in for roughing it for a few days! The weekend should be adventure filled with fishing, swimming, campfires, and hot dogs! Since I'm a rookie, I thought I would break it down before I pack so here you go...the essentials of camping: