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15 packing tips for your holiday

15 packing tips for your holiday This packing list includes items you should never leave behind when packing for your holiday. Keep the list handy while packing your bag.

When to see wildlife in Canada

When to see wildlife in Canada Did you say you'd like to see some wildlife while you're visiting Canada? Perhaps some bears, moose or even whales? Well let me tell you,...

Banff & the Rocky Mountaineer

Banff & the Rocky MountaineerFirst Passage to the West In May 2017 we were lucky enough to travel on the Rocky Mountaineer "First Passage to the West" tour....

The beauty of Niagara Falls

The beauty of Niagara Falls Niagara Falls is located on the border between the U.S. and Canada and form part of the Niagara River that drains Lake Erie into Lake Ontario.

Alaska Shore Excursions

Alaska Shore Excursions Having recently returned from a wonderful holiday to Canada & Alaska, I thought I'd tell you about the three shore excursions we did...

New York New York

Our time in New York was extremely brief. Our itinerary only allowed for 3 days to fit it all in. We had originally booked 3 nights at The Hotel at Times Square,...

Phuket - Pullman Arcadia

Our next trip to Phuket saw us travelling with 4 long term friends for a week of relaxation & fun. We had booked a "Luxury Escapes" package at the Pullman...

20 places on my bucket list

20 places on my bucket list I originally titled this post “The top 20 places …” but I decided to change it as there are heaps of other places I want to see too, and how...

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