America · Canada · Travel

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

Canada · Travel

Where to eat on a budget in Tofino, Canada

Being a small village with a population smaller than 2,000 people, Tofino isn’t exactly a hub fast food eateries and cheap supermarkets.  Sure, there are restaurants and cafes all along the main street, but after looking at a few of the menus we were scared off by the $20+ prices.  It was also the style…… Continue reading Where to eat on a budget in Tofino, Canada

America · Canada · Travel

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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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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Travelling and My Gap Year

This time next year I will have finished my A-Levels completely, and more importantly, I will have finished with school altogether.  For most people, the next step in their lives is to apply to University and start planning their career path.  But, because I like making things difficult for myself, I’ve decided not to do…… Continue reading Travelling and My Gap Year