The first time I heard of Beltane Fire Festival, whenever that was, I knew I needed to go. It sounded crazy, fun, and most of all, unique. So when we moved to Edinburgh, Beltane went straight onto my list of things I needed to do this year. The thing is, I had no idea what… Continue reading Beltane Fire Festival: A Unique Experience In Edinburgh
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
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!
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
Just over ten years ago, I made my first visit to Zion National Park and managed to miss out on the famed Angel's Landing hike. We had a few options for hiking, and after hearing that one of them would be a four hour hike with lots of terrifying drops and chains, my friend and… Continue reading Hiking Angel’s Landing In Zion National Park
I can never really decide if I want to do a year in review post until it gets to Christmas and I suddenly realise the year's almost over and start looking back at what I've done, what's happened and thinking about what's going to happen. 2018 has been a really strange year for me. I… Continue reading 2018: My Year In Review
It's no secret that I'm not a fan of LA. After my brief stop there ten years ago, I always said I wasn't bothered about ever going back. But it felt kind of unavoidable on a road trip that was leading us down the coast of the USA, and in some ways I did want… Continue reading A Fleeting Visit To Los Angeles