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Finding a plane wreck on Vancouver Island

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

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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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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