Top 10 things to do in Vancouver in summer

  (This post about things to do in Vancouver in summer was updated in March 2019)   The beautiful coastal city of Vancouver on the west coast of Canada, is nestled between the North Shore Mountains and the waters of the Burrard Inlet to the north and the Fraser River to the south. Although not the capital […]

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 […]

All you need to know about a trip on the Amtrak Coast Starlight

As travelers who love train journeys we always explore the possibility of including them into our plans where possible. So when we started planning a trip along the west coast from Seattle to Los Angeles our first choice was to book the Amtrak Coast Starlight.

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! […]