Over the years, our travels have been pinpointed with acts of kindness that have often made our trip – turning a sad or frustrating situation into one that has restored our faith in the world – so for this month’s travel linkup, all about kindness and making a difference in the world – and these are a few instances that rest in my memories. I’ve worked professionally with a few charities, but not travelled as such to… View Post

3 Challenges I’ve Overcome Travelling | Travel Linkup

3 Challenges I’ve Overcome Travelling | Travel Linkup

Despite my blog name, I’m not actually all that adventurous. Think more suburban adventure rather than skydiving or wild camping. But, over the years I have ended up overcoming a few challenges that I hadn’t precisely expected to be faced with. This blog has always been, and will forever more be a record of my personal adventures. It is a journal of the chaos, delight, opportunities and travails that we encounter all rolled in with… View Post

Killer Whale Watching | Vancouver

Killer Whale Watching | Vancouver

The sighting of a killer whale (or orca) can be rare, but they do love to hunt and play in the waters between Vancouver and Seattle, so one of the activities we absolutely wanted to do (in addition to the harbour seaplane flight) was to go whale watching. Just South of Vancouver, in the quaint Historic fishing village of Steveston we hopped aboard our boat, and spent the day on the water cruising the coast looking… View Post

Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge | Vancouver, Canada

Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge | Vancouver, Canada

Staying in our apartment on the North Shore of Vancouver, we were tucked into a sleepy, suburban idyll where once off the busy highway, kids played ball games in the street and cats strolled around their own home territories without a care in the world. It is also home to the famous Capilano Suspension Bridge, but warned that the crowds in mid-August would be overwhelming, we were given the tipoff that the Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge… View Post

Vancouver: 18 Reasons Why We Fell In Love

Vancouver: 18 Reasons Why We Fell In Love

Vancouver has always been our travel Avalon – a mystical dream that we never thought we would ever turn into reality. With family connections there that have threaded us to this beautiful Canadian city for decades, when we were invited to a wedding there last year practically within a breath of receiving the invite, we were investigating flights. Weighing up the city combinations, instead of hitting the neon lights of Las Vegas we decided to explore… View Post