Travel Diaries – Seattle

Reflective sphere nestled among green plants in a garden setting.

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 explored the city. … Read more

Travel Diaries – Vancouver (Part Two)

Historic clock tower framed by modern buildings on a clear sunny day.

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. We were checking out … Read more

Travel Diaries – Vancouver Island

Statue of a soldier on a plinth before a lit-up historical building at dusk.

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 and all up it … Read more

Travel Diaries – Saalbach-Hinterglemm


Eurotrip 2019 Saalbach-Hinterglemm is this amazing little town in the middle of the Austrian Alps. I would love to claim I had discovered this little gem all by myself, but that’s not the case. My cousin Emma found it a few years ago, and since then this has become her holiday place – so much … Read more

Travel Diaries – Bled

A seat overlooking a lake in Slovenia

Eurotrip 2019 Our drive into Slovenia had us arriving into Bled just as the sun was going down. We had taken the scenic route for most of the drive from Hallstatt in Austria, until going up and down hills and hairpin bends got a bit much (spectacular scenery though!) and we jumped on the motorway … Read more