New York City Part 1: Central Park & Midtown Manhattan

New York is honestly one of my favourite cities in the world. A cliché, I know. I’m really not a city person – I find them stuffy, crowded and stressful. You could say New York is all three of those things, but for some reason I just don’t care and always want to go back. […]

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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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How To Spot Wildlife in the Canadian Rockies

One of my favourite things about our Roadtrip through the Rockies was the endless excitement of spotting wildlife. From seeing my first wild bear to giggling at the bird that managed to make both me, and then the mountain goat I was photographing, jump, the mountains were full of surprises. Here is a list of […]

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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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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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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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