In it’s 40 year history the town of Whistler, BC has gained a steady reputation as one of the world’s finest mountain resorts. During the day adventure seekers from across the globe flock to the hills for gravity-fed thrills, hopefully avoiding any dangerous spills. But another facet of what makes [...]
Articles written by: Steve Andrews
In most people’s minds, the mention of taking a “cruise” will unfortunately conjure up an image of a megalithic super ship with ice rinks, buffet lines, and shopping, shopping, shopping! But the word cruise does not pertain to the type of ship, but rather the method of travel without destination. [...]
On the northwest corner of the island of Kauai in Hawaii is a coastline that has inspired artists, adventurers, and anyone with an appreciation for out-of-this-world beauty. You cannot drive the coastline – it is protected as a state park. This is a very good thing, as it allows nature [...]
While travelling on a budget, it can sometimes be hard to maximise your trip time without paying a whole heap of money for accommodation. It can oftentimes be the big determining factor on where you go and for how long. Going over past travel budgets, I have found that accommodation [...]
Millions of people visit British Columbia every year. But a very, very small percentage of those people make the trip to the west coast of Vancouver Island. In a way this is a good thing, as having the coast inundated with millions of tourists would ruin the splendor of the [...]
Sometimes while travelling you serendipitously find yourself at an unplanned destination that is part of the bigger picture. This happened to me while travelling overseas to Australia. I managed to find a great deal on Air New Zealand from LA to Sydney, with a stopover in Rarotonga. Raro-huh? I said to myself. I had [...]
Planning to take a trip somewhere is the easy part. Usually you have a destination, a rough region, or maybe even just a continent in mind for where you want to head. After that, the details can be a bit overwhelming.
There are few road biking routes in the world where you are happy to be slogging hard up a steep grade. It takes a long time, is hard on the body, and tests your will to continue on.
It sits on the far corner of New Zealand’s south island, where the fridgid Tasman sea juts prominently into a jagged coastline for almost 9 miles. The peaks around Milford Sound rise thousands of feet above sea level, creating an illusion of an intimate, compact area.
Travelling around with a smartphone can sometimes seem a bit silly, especially when you are going to the bathroom in a hole in the ground. But the reality is that there are many apps out there that make your travels significantly easier and worry free.