Cruise Canada’s iconic Inside Passage: How to save $1000s

Imagine cruising through Canada’s Inside Passage towards Alaska. Sitting back in your seat watching humpback whales, orca and seals swimming alongside your ship. Spotting bears fishing on the shoreline while you eat breakfast and seeing the sunset over the coastal islands of British Columbia. Sound good? We think so too. But perhaps you think cruises are expensive…

Take a stroll around Vancouver

A couple of days in Vancouver is probably enough given the incredible beauty and adventure that is on offer throughout Canada. And we feel that trips to Stanley Park and the Museum of Anthropology at UBC are probably the best ways to spend them. Stanley park is an enormous inner city park set on the…

Searching for the Spirit Bear – Day 1

For those of you who haven’t heard of the spirit bear I’ll give you a quick introduction. Deep in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia, Canada, lives a truly special animal. Otherwise known as a Kermode bear, the spirit bear is actually a subspecies of the American black bear. The reason…

The sights and sounds of New York City

The most populous city in the United States and home to over 8 million people, New York City is a mecca for tourists from all over the world. Also known as the Big Apple, it is estimated that over 50 million tourists visit New York each year. For nature and wilderness lovers like us it…