Fall in New England: Woodstock and Queechee, VT

Visiting New England in the fall has been on my bucket list for a while. We spent three days road-trippin’ through this gorgeous autumn-lover’s paradise this October. We spent our first day in Shelburne and Stowe, which you can read about here. On our second day, we decided to explore the area around the iconic […]

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Fall in New England: Shelburne & Stowe

I’ve always wanted to experience the New England fall. Autumn is my favourite season at home, and the Americans just do it much, much better. So, after a short, but sweet, stay in New York City, we hopped on a Greyhound bus to Boston to collect our car. By the way, I would THOROUGHLY recommend […]

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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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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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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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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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Driving The Sea-To-Sky Highway

We drove from Vancouver to Whistler via Highway 99, otherwise known as the Sea-to-Sky Highway. This was the first leg of our roadtrip, and we were blown away. As its name suggests, the road has the most amazing sea and mountain views. Dotted along the journey are blue signs that indicate tourist viewpoints or places […]

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Vancouver

WHERE: Vancouver, Canada WHEN: June 2016 HOW LONG FOR: 4 Days We started our Canadian road trip on the west coast, in Vancouver. Vancouver is a city that, for me, has everything – the mountains, the beach, and the skyscrapers. Something that I found incredibly refreshing was that the locals were right there with the […]

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