New England Fall Roadtrip: The White Mountains

After spending two glorious days exploring Vermont (which you can read about here and here), we headed to the White Mountains in New Hampshire. We spent one day in the mountains and it was my favourite day of our ENTIRE trip. The leaves were so much brighter than they were in Vermont, and there were […]

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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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Driving The Icefields Parkway

We drove from Jasper to Banff via the Icefields Parkway. The most amazing road EVER. It’s dotted with incredible scenery, viewpoints and wildlife (we spotted 2 black bears) . I think I’ll just let the pictures speak for themselves below. We stopped at the Crossing Resort on the way for lunch, where we shared a pulled […]

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Exploring Jasper National Park

WHERE: Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada WHEN: June 2016 HOW LONG FOR: 1 day From Whistler we made the 9 hour drive to Jasper through Wells Grey Park and Mt Robson Park. We found that Jasper was by far the best place for spotting wildlife – we saw bears, elk, chipmunks, deer, moose, red squirrels, […]

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Whistler & The Joffre Lakes

WHERE: Whister & the Joffre Lakes WHEN: June 2016 HOW LONG FOR: 2 Days We arrived in Whistler after the most beautiful drive along the Sea-To-Sky Highway from Vancouver. Whistler hosted the 2010 Winter Olympics, and the huge Olympic Rings serve as a proud reminder. We stayed at the Pinnacle Hotel, who very kindly upgraded […]

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A week up a mountain in Newry

WHERE: Newry, Maine, USA WHEN: June 2015 HOW LONG FOR:  6 Days As I mentioned in my last post on 5 Hours in Boston , I was lucky enough to be selected to attend a conference in the States. The conference itself was in the middle of nowhere… up a mountain… in Newry ME … […]

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North Wales : Betws-y-Coed, Snowdon, and Portmeirion

WHERE: North Wales – Betws-y-Coed, Snowdon, Portmeirion WHEN: April 2015 HOW LONG FOR: 2 DAYS I spent my Easter weekend exploring north Wales, and I have to say, it was stunning. I definitely didn’t anticipate how beautiful it would be – having lived in the west country myself for 4 years I just expected it […]

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