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Whistler, British Columbia – Our Top 5 Hikes

Whistler one of the best ski resorts in the world is an awesome summer destination too! Located in the Fitzsimmons range, a mountain range on the northwest edge of the Garibaldi ranges it is the gateway to tons of amazing hikes. Most, due to the altitudes & distances are challenging…

Cost Guide – What We Spent In Guatemala

Guatemala was next on our itinerary after spending a month in Mexico. We were excited to learn even more about the Mayan influences, learn about their culture and were really looking forward to sampling some of Guatemala’s cuisine. Out biggest draw to Guatemala though was the landscape; mountains, volcanoes and…

Tofino, Vancouver Island – A Stunning Part Of British Columbia

Untouched, rugged coastline, pristine rain forest & an abundance of wildlife, Tofino is most definitely one of the most beautiful places we have ever visited. We spent 5 days there, camping under the stars & had tons of rain, with it being only April but even that didn’t dampen our…

The River Of Golden Dreams – A Summer Must In Whistler

Many don’t think of Whistler, one of the world’s top ski resorts as a summer destination but believe us when we say there is plenty there to do in the summer too. Starting with some paddling across Whistler’s 2nd largest lake, Alta & followed by a chilled out float along…

Cost Guide – What We Spent In Mexico

After spending 7 weeks in Cuba we were so excited to get our teeth into some Mexican food, culture and a chance to travel a little cheaper with more possibilities. Here’s our cost guide of exactly what we spent in Mexico and what we got up to whilst we were…

Mahahual, Mexico – Diving & Laid Back Beach Life

Mahahual, Mexico situated on the Costa Maya, is a great place to unwind. A long stretch of pristine Caribbean coast with its relaxed beach side vibes, it is also the perfect place for the avid and beginner diver. Mahahual sits just 3 hours bus ride south from Tulum and 5…

Flores, Guatemala to Chetumal, Mexico Border Crossing – Via Belize

We left the sleepy town of Flores in the early morning at 7:00 am to make the journey from Guatemala, through Belize & all the way to Mexico, 3 countries in one day was a first for both of us. We found it hard to find much information beforehand on…

Flores & Tikal – How To Visit Guatemala’s Top Mayan Ruins

Completely & utterly encompassed by their environment, the ruins of Tikal are a must on anyone’s Guatemala itinerary. We opted for a sunset tour of the ruins, a magical time to visit when the jungle around us was starting to sleep for the night & the resident howler monkeys were happily…

Why You Should Hike Volcan de Acatenango – Antigua, Guatemala

Volcan de Acatenango was definitely the highlight of our Guatemala trip. Hiking up to a dormant volcano that is still peacefully puffing away to watch the sunrise, with views for miles was just completely magical. We came away from this hike feeling amazed, accomplished & exhausted but loved every second…

Antigua, Guatemala – Our Top Picks

The charming old town of Antigua with its colonial style buildings & cobbled streets is like something straight out of a story book. There is not a building more than 2 stories high & everywhere you look there is colour & culture. A UNESCO world heritage site, beautifully restored to…

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