Canada eh? Summer vs Winter in Vancouver and Whistler

Family is a big deal to me. Not just my parents and my older brother, but my cousins, aunties, uncles, grandparents, great aunties/uncles, 3rd cousins, even family only related by marriage and not blood. I could surround myself with family every day of the week (although some family members I’m happy with once a year …

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A locals opinion on the best things to do in New Zealand

New Zealand, the place I was born and raised, is quite literally “the Land of the Long White Cloud” (which is also the country’s nickname). Rolling green hills as far as you can see, intermittent with the odd snow-capped mountain range while never been more than 75 miles from the oceans edge, New Zealand really …

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A Beginners Guide to Visiting the Big Island

Officially, this island is known as Hawaii; which as you can guess, gets quite confusing. Hence the colloquial name of the Big Island. The Big Island is the biggest island in the Hawaiian islands (surprise, surprise) and can take a long time to explore. I’ve visited the Big Island twice; a four day long weekend …

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