Top 10 things to do in Victoria Canada

(This post about things to do in Victoria Canada was updated in 2019)   Victoria is the capital of the Canadian Province of British Colombia and is the main city on Vancouver Island. With a population of  approximately 344,615 this Canadian city was named after Queen Victoria. As well as having high tea at the […]

A guide to visiting Butchart Gardens on Vancouver Island


(This post about visiting Butchart Gardens was updated in 2019)   One of the absolute must visit places on Vancouver Island are the very beautiful Butchart Gardens. The gardens receive over 1 million visitors a year who come to admire the colourful display of flowers. Spread over 55 acres they include the Sunken Garden, Rose […]

My all time top ten New York sights

New York City aka the “Big Apple” – who doesn’t want to visit this East Coast US city? It is a familiar sight from television programmes such as “Sex and the City” and “Friends” and it is a city that has so much to offer the visitor. Great sights, great shopping and of course great food! […]

Washington DC – what you can do on a daytrip from New York!

A review of a day trip to Washington DC from NYC When we were organising our holiday to New York our eyes strayed to a day trip to Washington DC.  As we had plenty of time in New York we decided to book the trip and experience a second US city on our holiday. If […]