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A guide to Saguaro National Park, Arizona

Tucson in Arizona is home to America’s largest cacti: the giant saguaro. This type of cacti has become a universal symbol of western America and one American National Park has even been named after it. They’re only found in a small part of the USA (the area around Tucson) and are protected within Saguaro National Park. Saguaro National Park is probably one of the less well known National Parks of America, but given its proximity ...

41 things to do in Kitsilano, Vancouver | That Adventurer

Kitsilano - or Kits as it's locally known - was the first area of Vancouver I’d heard about before we made the move. That’s in part due to the fact that Facebook groups I were part of for moving to Canada all talked about it. I quickly realised that the Kitsilano neighbourhood of Vancouver is home to a lot of British and Irish expats. (As I write this I’m sat at a coffeeshop there and ...

The Coat You Need For All Your Spring Adventures

Skiing season is coming to a close and kayaking season is here! Everyone knows that spring weather can be a bit unpredictable. We don’t have the phrase “April Showers” for nothing. So despite the fact it’s warming up a little, it’s probably going to rain on you mid hike or when you’re out on the water. The temperature might suddenly drop too. In those cases you want something that’ll keep you dry and warm, but ...

How to make overnight bus journeys more enjoyable

If you love travelling chances are you'll come across an overnight bus journey at some point. I love them because they're usually cheap and I'm a bit of a budget traveller in case you hadn't guessed! Family holidays abroad usually involved an overnight car journey when we were younger. Because of that I guess I never got to that stage where you have difficulty sleeping while on the road. Myself, brother and sister all used ...

Explore Smuggler Cove Marine Park on BC’s Sunshine Coast

Our long weekend trip to BC's Sunshine Coast was full of hiking and kayaking. The coastline is beautiful and one of the prettiest places we visited was Smuggler Cove Marine Park. We visited early in the morning and came across just a few other people. There were a few sailboats anchored in the cove and it was incredibly peaceful. As we were leaving it'd got much busier so if you'd like to visit I recommend ...