New Zealand Road Trip: Mount Cook National Park Pt 2

On our final morning in Mount Cook National Park, the clouds had lifted and we had the most beautiful weather, which meant that we could finally do the hikes that I had planned! We woke up at 4AM (sorry Aled), packed our bags, and drove to the carpark at the start of the Tasman Glacier […]

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Travel on a Budget: How to Save Money In Norway

So here it is … the last (and belated) of my posts on our recent trip to Norway! This makes me sad…. because now I feel like the trip is really over (haha!). Norway is a truly incredible country  – I mean, I’ve been able to squeeze SEVEN blog posts out of a two-and-a-half day […]

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Road-trippin’ through the Hardangerfjord in Norway

If I had one piece of travel advice, it would be to rent a car whenever you can. Sure a group tour can save you a few pennies, but the freedom that comes with your own set of wheels is worth the extra splurge! We recently travelled to Norway for a long weekend with our […]

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(Starting) The Buerbreen Glacier Hike

The morning after our hike to Trolltunga we ignored our aching muscles and started a second hike in the Hardangerfjord region to the Buarbreen Glacier. The photo above is the view from the parking lot – the glacier was such a striking shade of blue! The first part of the hike took us through a […]

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What to pack for the 28km hike to Trolltunga!

At the end of last month I flew to Norway with Aled and some friends, and hiked Trolltunga! You can read more about the hike itself here. Trolltunga was my first black-rated hike, and so I took a lot of time reading blogs and doing my research before I left. Something that I thought would […]

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Hiking Trolltunga: My first black-rated hike

Hiking Trolltunga has been on my bucket list for SUCH a long time, and last weekend I finally ticked it off! I had seen pictures of that famous ledge all over Pinterest and Instagram, and thought “I need to do that hike“. While chatting to my friend and fellow wanderluster Lakshi (who also writes an […]

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6 Tips For The Perfect Rockies Roadtrip

Last summer I spent the most INCREDIBLE two weeks road-tripping through the Canadian Rockies, and I have to say, I think I left a little piece big chunk of my heart there. I fell in love with the winding roads, which are enveloped by awe-inspiring mountains and decorated with lakes that are the most striking shade of blue. […]

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Spending A Wintery Day in the Lake District

For a little getaway between Christmas and the New Year, we popped up to the Lake District for some fresh country air. We stayed in a lovely little Inn just outside of the national park, called The Inn at Brough, and spent a beautiful wintery day driving around the lakes from Ullswater, to Derwentwater, to […]

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Yoho National Park

WHERE: Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada WHEN: June 2016 HOW LONG FOR: 1 day We spent a day in Yoho National Park, which was about an hours drive from Banff. Whilst on the road, we pulled over to look at the Spiral Tunnels in the mountains, which are used by the trains. We also stopped […]

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Banff National Park Part 2: Lake Louise & Moraine Lake

WHERE: Banff National Park (Lake Louise area), Alberta, Canda WHEN: June 2016 HOW LONG FOR: 3 days As I mentioned in my last post, we drove to Banff from Jasper via the Icefields Parkway. Because we spent a little longer here, I decided to split my travel diary into two blog posts. Without a doubt, […]

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