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Free souvenirs from Canada you’d be silly to miss out on

I wrote a blog post a while back about the “Junior Ranger Badges” National Parks & Monuments in the USA have on offer, for children of all ages (yep, so that includes us adults too).  In return for filling out a quiz booklet at each park, you receive a badge to keep as a souvenir. …… Continue reading Free souvenirs from Canada you’d be silly to miss out on

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My favourite hikes in Jasper National Park

Being only a two hour drive from Banff along the Icefields Parkway and the largest National Park in the Canadian Rockies, Jasper receives around three million tourists each year.  It’s the perfect location for those, like myself, who are completely infatuated with the mountains and loves exploring the outdoors.   So, if you’re heading towards the…… Continue reading My favourite hikes in Jasper National Park

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Texas: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Our experience of the mighty ol’ Texas was a bit of a whirlwind from start to finish, consisting of crazy weather, good food and impromptu tattoos!  It was one of the States that I’ll particularly remember because of the memories (however strange) I made there. So if you fancy reading about what I got up…… Continue reading Texas: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

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Monument Valley & A Night With The Navajos

Still travelling through the southern states aka. home of the red rock, our next stop was Monument Valley.  This desert-like landscape has been used as a backdrop in many films – a particular favourite being Forrest Gump – so was another iconic destination to tick off my bucket list. We arrived at our campsite and…… Continue reading Monument Valley & A Night With The Navajos

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The Road to Jasper: Icefield’s Parkway

Another belated blog post (I’m definitely going to try and keep up with it this year, I promise).  In fact, it’s one of my new year’s resolutions. But back to the topic at hand: just when I thought Canada couldn’t get anymore surreal we ventured onto the Icefield’s Parkway.  This is a long stretch of…… Continue reading The Road to Jasper: Icefield’s Parkway

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BEARS, Canyon Hikes & White Water Rafting

Carrying on our journey in Banff National Park, we spent the next couple of days seeing the natural wonders the park had to offer. And there’s one aspect that doesn’t get any more natural – the wildlife.  I was totally obsessed with it out here in Canada as is it on a complete different scale…… Continue reading BEARS, Canyon Hikes & White Water Rafting