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
Where do I even begin when trying to write a blog post about the Grand Canyon? I mean seriously. Major bucket list moment. And something I never thought in my lifetime I would have the opportunity to see. I can remember the exact moment I looked out into the canyon for the first time. Our…… Continue reading Hiking the Grand Canyon: My Experience & Tips
Whilst exploring southern USA with Trek America, we were offered several optional activities – one of these being a helicopter ride over the Grand Canyon. Out of all the excursions, this was by far the most pricey and before going I’d made sure to read up on previous Trekkers’ experiences to see if it was worthwhile. …… Continue reading The Grand Canyon (IN A HELICOPTER)