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Taking on the fastest (and longest) zipline in North America

So where can you find the fastest zipline in North America?  The answer lies in Whistler, Canada. The zipline itself belongs to ZipTrek and is called The Sasquatch.  It’s two kilometers long (yikes) and will have you reaching a potential speed of 80mph. A definite for any adrenaline junkie!  It’s the fastest and longest zipline…… Continue reading Taking on the fastest (and longest) zipline in North America

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Exploring Vancouver Island by sea: kayaking & whale watching

Whilst in Canada this summer, we took the ferry over to Vancouver Island for a week, staying in the small coastal town of Tofino.  Whilst here we spent the week exploring the various hikes and beaches, taking a day trip to the neighboring village of Ucluelet.  We also got to take our exploring out onto…… Continue reading Exploring Vancouver Island by sea: kayaking & whale watching

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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