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My Top 10 Favourite Cities

As an island girl who was raised on a farm and rarely visited anywhere larger than Aberdeen as a child, I'm not much of a city person. Things have clearly changed, given that I've lived in two cities in the past year, but still - give me a mountain or island any day, or even… Continue reading My Top 10 Favourite Cities

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A Layover In New York City

There's nothing quite like ending a trip on a bang, so when I realised our cheapest way home from Vancouver was via the biggest hell hole in the world*, I started looking into other options. And being me, I came up with a crazy idea, which somehow worked out perfectly: a day in New York… Continue reading A Layover In New York City

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Off-Beat Seattle: Trolls, Rockets And A RUBBER CHICKEN MUSEUM!

It has to be said that Seattle isn't my favourite city - which is why it may come as a surprise that I am writing a THIRD blog post about it (though with a title like that, I'm sure you can understand why). One thing I do really like about Seattle is its neighbourhoods -… Continue reading Off-Beat Seattle: Trolls, Rockets And A RUBBER CHICKEN MUSEUM!

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Exploring The Bavarian Town Of Leavenworth… In WA, USA! (& Montana Adventures)

We didn't really have any plans between Yellowstone and Vancouver. It was mostly going to be a couple of days of just driving and stopping wherever we fancied. One place dropped onto my radar though, thanks to my friend Anirudh over at Beyond Our Horizons - the adorable little town of Leavenworth, not far outside… Continue reading Exploring The Bavarian Town Of Leavenworth… In WA, USA! (& Montana Adventures)

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Dinosaurs, Wildlife & An Off-Season Trip To Yellowstone

You may remember that we very nearly didn't make it to Yellowstone at all. Well, it almost happened again - when we were right outside. Considering we were now completely in off-season, we had hit lucky for almost all of our road trip, from missing a snow storm in the Canadian Rockies, to having absolutely… Continue reading Dinosaurs, Wildlife & An Off-Season Trip To Yellowstone

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Arches National Park and a Surprising Stop In Moab

We continued our trip north through Utah, passing through charming desert towns like Mexican Hat, and close to more canyons like the Canyonlands, as we meandered towards the unassuming Utah hotspot, Moab. Monument Valley had marked the end of our semi-organised schedule that we'd mostly kept to on the road trip so far, and now… Continue reading Arches National Park and a Surprising Stop In Moab

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Photo Friday: The Colours Of Utah

It's been a while since I've done a photo post - but Utah is so full of photogenic spots that this one was always on the cards. Plus there are plenty of places we saw or passed that haven't made it into other blog posts. Utah is one of my favourite US states. Sometimes I… Continue reading Photo Friday: The Colours Of Utah