canada

20 amazing days in Western Canada

20 amazing days in Western Canada

Every day is packed full so you get to explore all the amazing places in British Columbia & Alberta. You’ll start off in Vancouver, one of the world’s best cities, then roadtrip through the incredible national parks of the Canadian Rockies, plus whale watching trips and rainforest walks on Vancouver Island.

Why it's worth hiking 11km to get to Lake O'Hara

Why it's worth hiking 11km to get to Lake O'Hara

I hadn't heard of Lake O'Hara before living in the Canadian Rockies. It was the locals who had lived in the park for years who told me how spectacular it was. Everyone told amazing, rave-reviews about the area and told me its unmissable. But getting there isn't straightforward. Here are your 3 options. 

To rent or buy a vehicle for your big road trip?

To rent or buy a vehicle for your big road trip?

Public transport has served you well throughout your travels, but it will not get you far exploring America and Canada. Here everyone owns a vehicle and you'll need one too. Renting is simple but pricey. Buying is a hassle but may work out cheaper. So which road should you take?

6 unmissable lakes in the Canadian Rockies

6 unmissable lakes in the Canadian Rockies

There are thousands of lakes in the Canadian Rockies to explore. And whilst there are plenty to choose from, there are some you absolutely should not miss. Dazzling turquoise lakes, mirror reflections of the mountains and picture perfect valleys await. 

The Bear Facts

The Bear Facts

Anyone visiting the Canadian Rockies wants to catch a glimpse of a grizzly or black bear. There is some luck in spotting these wild animals but there are also popular places for sightings, so where should you look? Stay safe, respect the bears personal space and good luck!

Roadtripping the Rockies

Roadtripping the Rockies

The best way to experience the magnificent Canadian Rockies is to get in a car and drive. You can go at your own pace and pull over when you see something pretty. Wind your windows down, play your own music and enjoy the freedom of the open road as you cruise along 3 of Canada's most scenic drives.