Canadian Rockies| Canada

Destination Canadian Rockies – Canada (Calgary to Banff National Park to Jasper National Park) Date of Travel 14th – 20th September 2017 Accommodation Stoneridge Mountain Resort – Canmore Overlander Mountain Lodge – Jasper Truffle Pigs Bistro & Lodge – Field Bear Hill Lodge – Jasper Calgary Airport Marriott – Calgary Trip Highlights & Tips Driving between Banff & Jasper National Parks – This was the main purpose of our trip to drive between Banff National Park to Jasper National ParkRead more

New York City | USA

Destination New York – USA Date of Travel 9th – 13th September 2017 Accommodation One UN Plaza Located about 10 mins walk from Grand Central Station, so out of the hustle and bustle of mid-town but being close to Grand Central opens up quick access to most of Manhattan. The hotel is about 30 seconds walk from the UN Headquarters, so security is very good in the area! Some rooms offer great views over the City too. Places to EatRead more

Why – Travel?

The Dalai Lama has 18 rules of Living, one of which really rings true here and I think is a good ‘rule’ to live by: Once a year, go someplace you have never been before – Dalai Lama What I have only recently appreciated is how close we are in the UK to a whole multitude of different cultures, beliefs, and lifestyles and have made it a focus of mine to visit as many places that interest me as I can.Read more

Big Sur | California | USA

My trip to California originated in San Francisco (coming in from Vancouver as mentioned previously). Upon landing in a distinctly warmer San Francisco when compared to Vancouver, we immediately headed on a shuttle bus to the small, and relatively sleepy town of Monterey Bay (if you’re looking for transport from SF, the Monterey Airbus gets my recommendation). Monterey itself is a delightful little tourist town. I had previously heard of it via a number of wildlife documentaries that have been filmedRead more

Vancouver | Canada

Approaching my birthday in April, I had wanted to travel somewhere on the ‘hit list’ of places to travel to. The hit list is a list me and fiance decided to create as an aspirational guide of places across the globe that we have read about, been recommended or just plain been intrigued by. One place that I have seldom heard negative things about in any context is Canada. Having visited a chilly Toronto in 2014, I have always thought CanadaRead more