One of the highlights of my trip to Canada this summer was a crashed bomber plane found in Tofino on Vancouver Island. It’s a world war two plane that crash landed after an engine failure back in 1945. Now before you think I’m slightly morbid for getting excited about a plane wreck, let me tell…… Continue reading Finding a plane wreck on Vancouver Island
Vancouver has plenty on offer for every tourist. It’s only a couple of hours from Seattle if you drive south, and Whistler if you drive north, so a popular starting point for a road-trip. Plus, it’s a city surrounded by mountains, what more could you ask for? So, if you’ve only got a few days…… Continue reading The Ideal Vancouver Bucket List
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
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
In case I wasn’t already completely in love with Banff National Park, there was one more experience on my itinerary that was bound to seal the deal; a via ferrata. Now, if you’re like me, you may have no idea what that is. I definitely didn’t at first. But, as always, I did a little…… Continue reading I CLIMBED A MOUNTAIN!
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
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