Stories

ZenSeekers brings you stories from around Alberta and B.C., and in all seasons. We aim to inspire you to get outside and experience transformative travel, from snowshoeing through a boreal forest to kayaking a pristine mountain lake or learning about Indigenous cultures.
Mountain Biking in Nakusp

I ride a road bike. But what I’m not good at is mountain biking. I need to see an obstacle way in...

Moss won’t gather and roots wont grow under the feet of Nancy Shields. Just following her on...

Biking in Squamish

The absurdly gifted environmental artist Andy Goldsworthy thinks often about ‘sense of place,” that...

Mesmerized by the powerful and hypnotic beat of the ancient drums, we pull ourselves away from the...

Sheri Landry

When I get too wrapped up in my daily responsibilities, I close my eyes and picture myself outside...

Mission Hill

Our zen hits its zenith when we sip the 2013 Perpetua Chardonnay following a hearty spoonful of the...

Bear

With fishing lines dipping into the glassy ocean, we sat and waited. Boredom brought the lines up...

Nakusp

Staring at me with sad big brown eyes from inside a chain link pen did the trick.

“Can Annie come...

Highway to Heaven

Searching for heaven? Pull on your shoes and walk down No. 5 Road in Richmond, BC. No wonder it’s...

Haida Gwaii

Landing in Sandspit, the main airport to access the village of Queen Charlotte in Haida Gwaii, gave...

Dinosaur Provincial Park

As we pulled our minivan into the parking lot at Dinosaur Provincial Park, we couldn’t help but feel...

Moose

Chris Wheeler says he lives in Whistler but I’m willing to bet he spends more time on the road than...

Storm Chasing

I am a professional storm chaser.

Yes, you read that correctly. 

Yes, my mother does have a...

Waterfall on Vancouver Island

There's something magical about waterfalls. From hearing roaring water from a distance to up close...

"This," said Jessie the guide "is your holy crap strap. If you go over, pull it!" That all-important...

Southern Alberta