A Miami Layover

Miami Beach Layover | Happily in Pursuit

When travelling to or from Cayman, unless you snag one of those hard-to-get direct flights, you’re likely connecting through Miami International Airport. If you’re really lucky, like Ben and I were last year, you’ll have an overnight layover with 24 hours to explore Miami. We had a super lengthy stop in Miami and decided to instead make lemons out of lemonade and stay overnight. This was such a great call, and made the last leg of our trip exciting instead of long and tiring!

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FRDY FLS

Friday Feels Spotify Playlist | Happily in Pursuit

If you’ve ever spent more than 5 mins with Ben, you know he has a major passion for music. Jazz, funk, classic rock, rap, folk, you name it and Ben can create a robust playlist for you in about 20 mins. He knows which guitarist used to play back up for The Allman Brothers and […]

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Local Love: Callaloo Breakfast Recipe

Easy Cayman Caribbean Callaloo Breakfast Recipe

One of the first things Ben and I did when we moved to Cayman was hit up the local farmers market where I was first introduced to callaloo. My favourite way to get to know somewhere new is by exploring the local flavours. As we walked the stalls browsing all the brightly coloured vegetables and […]

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Travel Guide: Philadelphia

Travel Guide: Philadelphia. Elfreth's Alley | Happily in Pursuit

At the end of May, I had been back in Cayman for less than a week before I jet off to Philadelphia for work. Only there for 3 nights and on the clock, I tried to make the most of this opportunity to explore a new American city. I didn’t know much about Philadelphia before […]

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A Trip Home

Fireplace detail | Happily in Pursuit

       We’ve been back on island for about a week now after our first visit home to Toronto since moving to Cayman. It was so wonderful to be home and to have so many things to celebrate: we witnessed our beautiful friends, Kathleen and Stephen, get married, celebrated my Granny’s 82nd birthday, my […]

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Making It Happen

Moving to Cayman | Happily in Pursuit

Since sharing the news of our big move and the creation of this site, I’ve received so many amazing messages and notes of support, but also a lot of questions. How did you do this? Why Cayman? What will you be doing there? And my fave: Are you just looking to live a more slow-paced, […]

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Magic

Life Changing Magic of Minimizing

I’m sharing some of my favourite photos of our stunning apartment view in this post because behind me our apartment is a ridiculous mess. Rubbermade bins line our hallway, clothes are strewn over the bed and items like golf clubs and camping gear are taking over the living room. It’s packing time! To help with […]

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A New Pursuit

Over the past weeks, our conversations have moved from “Are we doing this?!?” to “We’re doing this!!” From “Can we do this?!” to “Let’s do this!” We’ve gone from flip flopping and doubts and excuses for not going, to plunging head first into making it happen. We’re moving to Cayman! Even though we made this decision […]

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