The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island are highlights of a trip to New York, especially if you reserve a Crown Access Ticket, and climb the 393 stairs inside the statue for an unforgettable view from the crown.
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(Updated March 2020) If there is one road trip that is “bucket list” worthy, a summer drive on Alberta’s scenic Icefield Parkway from Banff to Jasper certainly qualifies. We had a free weekend last June, and decided this was a great opportunity for us to do the famous Icefield Parkway road trip in the Canadian Rockies. The weather was great, […]
We recently completed our first long-distance walk on Hadrian’s Wall Path in England. It was a wonderful trip for us, and we would do it again in a heartbeat! (now that my blisters have healed). Here are some tips and resources to help you plan your own Hadrian’s Wall Walk.
The day finally arrived for our first long distance walk, west to east on Hadrian’s Wall National Trail in England. Hadrian’s Wall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was built in 122 AD by Roman soldiers, under the orders of the Emperor Hadrian. The path follows this stone wall across England from coast to coast, so we could say “we walked across England!”
Hiking Gear for a Hadrian’s Wall walk (or almost any walk). What we used for our first long-distance walk – what worked and didn’t work for us.
We spent today in Carlisle, Cumbria, excited to begin our coast-to-coast walk across England via the Hadrian’s Wall National Pathway. This trail runs from Bowness on Solway in the west, to Wallsend, east of Newcastle upon Tyne.
When warmer weather approaches Calgarians are ready to burst out and celebrate. For the summer of 2020 there are dozens of festivals and events for every age and interest. Whether you live here or are visiting, check out this roundup of some of the best summer festivals in Calgary.
Most people don’t travel internationally with their cat, but we recently brought Bluke from Calgary, Alberta to Seoul, South Korea. Here are a few of our cat travel tips.
I don’t know about you, but I get almost as much feel good mileage from travel planning as from the trip itself. A study from the Netherlands found that vacationers were generally happier than non-vacationers – not necessarily after a holiday, but before the holiday, while planning and anticipating their vacation.So here’s some travel inspiration for 2016 so you can take advantage of this pre-trip happiness.
Nestled in rolling green hills on New Zealand’s North Island is the Hobbiton Movie Set, used to film the “Shire” scenes in JRR Tolkien’s The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings movies. I’m a fan, so a visit to the real Middle Earth was a must-do on our first trip to New Zealand.
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- How to See the Statue of Liberty with Crown Access
- Our Epic Road Trip on the Icefield Parkway – Banff to Jasper, Alberta
- Hadrian’s Wall Walk – West to East
- Our New Zealand Visit to Middle Earth
- Things to do in Busan, South Korea
- Top 3 Secrets for Saving Money on Flights