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7 Awesome things to do on the water in Vancouver

Vancouverites love to cool down on the water in the summer. It's not surprising since the city is surrounded by it. And, even though I've heard a dozen times that the water in the city is super dirty, I can assure you it's far, far cleaner than The Thames and the beaches downtown pass water quality tests. If you're looking for a way to cool off in Vancouver (now that summer is finally here!!), here are ...

The ultimate car camping kitchen

When we were living in our van we kept our kitchen pretty small. I mean, Elvis was full of everything else we'd moved from the UK to Canada with, there wasn't much room for an extensive kitchen. We picked up basics (and in all honesty our kitchen now we're in an apartment hasn't expanded that much), and made do. You'll find the basics we used in this ultimate car camping kitchen list, but you'll also find ...

Cycling from Vancouver to the Sunshine Coast for a burger

You guys know I love hiking, but I also enjoy a good bike ride too. Vancouver is pretty bike friendly and besides cycling in Stanley Park, there are also plenty of other easier cycle rides around Vancouver. I'd been wanting to go on a longer bike ride for a while but wasn't sure where so when PKLS burgers on the Sunshine Coast invited me to try their burgers, shakes and fries I decided to cycle ...

What to see and do in Jordan

Jordan is a relatively small country on the eastern bank of the Jordan River. It shares borders with Israel and the shores of the Red Sea. A unique country, Jordan is becoming noticed on a global scale. It’s quickly become a popular destination for travellers worldwide. Adventurers in Jordan can expect diverse sightseeing. There are archeological wonders, stunning mountain ranges, natural beauty and breathtaking desert landscapes. Jordan is also known for its hospitality, and authentic ...

Things to do in Montevideo, Uruguay

We spent a couple of days getting to know Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay after our stay on a Uruguayan cowboy ranch. Arriving on a Sunday we found the city incredibly sleepy especially for a capital city, and in South America during the world cup! Were we in the right place? Perhaps it was just because we were comparing Montevideo to the last big city we’d be in: Rio de Janeiro and host city for ...

Where and what to eat in Tokyo

Tokyo: unique style, impressive architecture and world renowned cuisine. Tokyo is on many traveller’s bucket lists. This busy and bustling city is an eclectic mix of historic tradition and the ultra modern. Stunning pink cherry blossoms, towering skyscrapers, classic and traditional temples and large public gardens. Despite being a hectic city at times, Tokyo offers areas for quiet contemplation amid the chaotic crowds and noisy streets. While visiting Tokyo there is one thing you can ...

Everything you need to know about the Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia

Salar de Uyuni is the largest salt flat in the world. A seemingly endless array of hexagonal tiles (created by the crystalline nature of the salt) create one of the world’s most unique landscapes. The Bolivian salt flats are 10,582 square kilometres (4,086 sq mi) and is one of the most popular stops on anyone’s South America itinerary. Visiting the Salar de Uyuni is a once in a lifetime experience. It was something I knew ...

A guide to Lake Titicaca & the floating islands of Uros

In Andean culture, Titicaca is the birthplace of the sun. If that wasn’t enough of an accolade, it’s also the largest lake in South America, and the highest navigable body of water in the world. The deep blue lake has been home to different peoples who have all left their mark on the landscape. Today it’s the region of Lake Titicaca is a mix of cathedrals and fields against a backdrop of Andean peaks. Whilst ...

The Ultimate Guide To The Wimbledon Queue

It’s time for strawberries and cream, chilled prosecco, white clothing and M&S picnics; it’s Wimbledon season! Us British folks are good at queueing we understand how to stand in line better than most other nations. So, when it comes to Wimbledon, one of the highlights of the British sporting calendar you can be sure there’s a good queue in there somewhere. Whilst I'm not a tennis player, there’s something about this very English fortnight that ...