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A Personal Update: When Life Gives You Lemons…

A Personal Update: When Life Gives You Lemons…

I have debated long and hard as to whether I was going to share the lemon that life has recently thrown at me. This is a travel blog, it’s all about far flung locations and wild adventures. But my life for the next few months (with one short exception) is...
Five Kelowna Wineries for Wine Tasting

Five Kelowna Wineries for Wine Tasting

During my recent visit to Canada we did a road trip from Vancouver to Calgary. The first stop of the trip was Kelowna, chosen because it is the hub of the Okanagan Valley wine region. We had only one afternoon the spare, and chose five Kelowna wineries for wine...
Travel Diaries – Vancouver (Part Three)

Travel Diaries – Vancouver (Part Three)

Our trip to North America was coming to and end. We had just finished up an amazing road trip from Vancouver to Calgary, and now we were getting on a plane to fly back to Vancouver. We had a bit over 24 hours until we would board our flight to head home to Australia....
Travel Diaries – Seattle

Travel Diaries – Seattle

We left Vancouver just before lunch to drive down to Seattle for the weekend. Our daughter Bailey was with us to make it a party of three. She had briefly been to Seattle on a day trip with friends before, but really, this would be the first time any of us had...
Travel Diaries – Vancouver (Part Two)

Travel Diaries – Vancouver (Part Two)

On our arrival back into Vancouver from our cruise, we docked at about 7am. It took until about 9am for us to disembark, and another hour or so before we dropped off our luggage at our hostel. Our plan was to head out and explore Vancouver some more for the day....
Travel Diaries – Vancouver Island

Travel Diaries – Vancouver Island

After a few days in Vancouver, Bailey, Simon and I were off to Vancouver Island. We decided to go the public transport route and in the end I was glad we did because everything worked like clockwork and we saved a packet! We went by train, bus, ferry, then another bus...
Things to do on Granite Island

Things to do on Granite Island

When in Victor Harbor, it’s almost compulsory to venture over the causeway to Granite Island. Once over there though what is there to do? Here I tell you all the things to do on Granite Island.   Where is Granite Island? Granite Island is located just off...