About Mel C
Lives in Siem Reap, Cambodia
Since Jun 2013
25-34 year old female
I was born in Mauritius, Africa and grew up in Vancouver, Canada since I was two years old. After 25 years of my life growing up in Canada, I had an irresistible urge to live somewhere else for an experience and because I knew there was so much more of the world to see. In 2013 I quit my full-time jobs to work for an NGO in Cambodia for 7 months. I then went to 5 other countries in Southeast Asia, met hundreds of people and it was the best year of my life. I can't seem to stay away from Cambodia for very long now I'm working for a travel company during my time here and loving it. I've met some of the most generous people I've met in my life in Cambodia. In my spare time I love riding my motorcycle, cycling, hosting dinners and enjoying the company of funny people.
Golf Courses, Mountains, Ski & Snowboard Areas, Cross-country Ski Areas, Hiking Trails
Ski & Snowboard Areas
4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours
Mountains, Biking Trails, Sports Complexes
Zipline & Aerial Adventure Parks, Other Outdoor Activities
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Boat Tours, Equipment Hire, Kayaking & Canoeing, Stand-Up Paddleboarding
4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours
Whistler Blackcomb is a fantastic place for locals and travelers to go in the summer and winter. It is the largest ski resort in North America and combined with Whistler Mountain, skiers and snowboarders have over 200 marked runs to choose from. You can even enjoy a meal and a warm drink at the restaurants on some slopes on your way down the mountain. In the summer, visitors can enjoy a variety of activities including hiking, paddling, and cycling.
This tube park has over 1,000 feet of lanes and a conveyor belt so you can maximize your tubing adventure time. While it may seem like an activity only kids would enjoy, it's an exhilarating experience for adults too.
Coast through Whistler's backcountry roads on a snowmobile for a two- to four-hour tour. Whether you're a beginner or craving an extreme tour, Blackcomb Snowmobile caters to all levels for an unforgettable experience through the white-covered forest. For those who are less experienced — or if it's your first time — the guides are excellent and will make sure you stay safe, share stories, and are having a good time. Extreme riders can ride to the top of Whistler's only high alpine bowl and some of the world's best terrain.
The Whistler Mountain Bike Park is considered the world's number one lift-accessed downhill bike park. The variety of runs can accommodate all riders, from beginners to extreme downhill riders, who can get air on a vertical drop. The park's terrain is larger than any other bike park in North America with 4,900 vertical feet of lift-serviced descending trails and 76km of trails to ride on.
Get away from the rest of crowd in the village and experience the wilderness by soaring through the trees on two of Canada's longest ziplines. One of the lines is a kilometer long and it is Whistler's only backcountry zipline. Over the course of three hours, the friendly and helpful guides will show you how to stay safe while you sail at high speeds over Whistler's incredible landscape.
If you don't snowboard or ski, you can still see the incredible landscape by going on the Peak 2 Peak Gondola that connects the top of the Whistler and Blackcomb mountains. Unlike gliding down the mountain on a board or skis, you'll be able to see a stunning 360 view of mountain peaks, lakes, glaciers, forests, and Whistler village. While you're on the top, you can enjoy several dining options while marveling at the incredible view of nature. The Peak 2 Peak Gondola holds two world records for having the longest free span between ropeway towers and the highest point above ground.
Get an adrenaline fix with Whistler Bungee and experience the exhilarating feeling of free-falling 160ft over the glacial-fed Cheakamus River. Before your jump, you'll take what may feel like a long walk on the bridge where you can see the river flowing through the forests beneath you. It may be a quick experience, but it will certainly be an unforgettable one.
Enjoy the peaceful sounds of the wind and river during a guided or unguided kayak or canoe tour on Whistler's famous River of Golden Dreams. Nature lovers can choose to go in the day or night: The "Wildlife at Twilight" tour is highly recommended as nature's creatures are actually more likely to be active early evening. Visitors have spotted bears on a regular basis along with eagles, raccoons, beavers, and many other animals.
Any adventurer will love exploring Whistler's backcountry roads on an ATV and going to places that aren't accessible by snowboards or skis in the winter season. There are a variety of trails to suit all levels: From taking leisurely scenic forest trails to climbing 5000ft high and looking back on Whistler, Blackcomb, Black Tusk, and beyond. Like many of the other activities around Whistler, you'll have incredible guides who are extremely attentive, helpful, and want to ensure you have the best experience possible.
This course is a must-do for any golf lover of all levels. The Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club was created from the slopes of the West Coast mountains and integrated among the stunning forest, creeks, Douglas Fir trees, and wildlife. The course has won several awards and when you experience it, you'll see why.