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How to visit Arches and Canyonlands National Parks in one day

If you're visiting Utah and are short on time but want to visit both Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park don't worry, you can visit both Arches and Canyonlands in one day and here's how! Whilst I'd suggest you try and spend longer in this part of south eastern Utah near Moab, it's totally possible to spend half a day in Arches and half a day in Canyonlands National Parks. I've picked out the ...

Ultimate guide to Arches National Park (permits, must sees & more!)

Are you planning on visiting Arches National Park but have questions about where it is, how much it costs, where to stay and what to do in Arches National Park? Well, you've come to the right place. We visited Arches National Park as part of our three month road trip across the USA and loved it. It was my first real American National Park experience and I was very impressed. Sure, the park gets busy but ...

A complete packing list for Arches National Park

Heading to Arches National Park and wondering what to pack? It can be tricky knowing what to take with you when you visit a National Park. This is especially true when it comes to packing for Arches. It's a desert environment so you want to make sure you stay cool and covered to prevent overexposure form the sun. There's also extra considerations to bear in mind if you're hiking in Arches. But don't I've put ...

Things to do in Arches National Park in one day

Arches National Park was one of the US National Parks I'd actually heard of before our three month road trip across the USA. I'd seen the incredibly arches in this part of Utah in photos before and knew we'd have to visit Arches National Park. I was planning things to do in Arches National Park before we were anywhere near.In fact, it was because we wanted to visit Arches that we actually left the coast ...

What to pack for Canyonlands National Park

Heading to Canyonlands National Park and wondering what to pack? It can be tricky knowing what to take with you when you visit a National Park. This is especially true when it comes to packing for Canyonlands. It's a desert environment so you want to make sure you stay cool and covered to prevent overexposure form the sun. There's also extra considerations to bear in mind if you're hiking in Canyonlands. But don't I've put ...

The complete guide to Canyonlands National Park, Utah

If you're visiting southeastern Utah make sure you visit Canyonlands National Park. It's one of many US National Parks that I'd never heard of before our 3 month USA road trip but it was one of my favourites due to the sheer vastness of the scenery. To help you navigate this massive National Park, here's the ultimate guide to Canyonlands National Park including what to see, where to hike and where to stay nearby. [mv_video ...

What to do in Vancouver when it rains

The rain in Vancouver held off for quite a while this year so the question of “what are the things to do in Vancouver when it's raining” has been put off. It’s been put off so long that the ski resorts are supposed to open this week and there’s no snow ‘cause it’s just been sunny (almost) the whole time. But that’s changed this week. Welcome back Raincover, we haven't missed you.  I’ve just finished ...

Everything to know about the Joffre Lakes hike in Joffre Lakes Provincial Park, BC

I think I probably see a picture of the Joffre Lakes hike on instagram every day. This British Columbia lake with its famous blue waters north of Whistler has become pretty famous over the years: almost too famous. I’d been meaning to hike to Joffre Lakes, in Joffre Lakes Provincial Park, for a while but somehow never got round to it until recently. There are a lot of lakes in BC ...

The BEST things to do in Vancouver at Christmas time!

One of the best things about Christmas is the build up to Christmas. That time where the Christmas markets are in full swing, there are Christmas lights all over the city and everyone's just feeling very festive. If you're in Vancouver during Christmas and wondering what is there to do in Vancouver at Christmas then wonder no further. There are so many Vancouver Christmas events downtown and nearby that are sure to get you feeling ...

The best gifts for people who like coffee and travel (like really, like it)

  Whether I’m camping, road tripping or getting up early to hike I have to have my coffee. Yes, I’m a coffee addict. It’s no lie that one of my favourite parts of our three months USA road trip was finding a new coffee place every morning (even if that was just a gas station). The thing is, nowadays you don’t have to make do with crappy instant coffee when you travel. There’s good instant ...