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    5 Cool Things You Can See Along the Road from Kalispell, Montana to Banff National Park

5 Cool Things You Can See Along the Road from Kalispell, Montana to Banff National Park

November 22, 2015

in canada, montana, road trip, roadside attractions, vacation

On the trip I took without my family, my girlfriend Nicole and I drove almost six hours from Kalispell, Montana, into which we flew, to Lake Louise in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada. A few days later, we drove six hours back down to Whitefish, Montana. Now, Nicole and I went on a cross-country road trip […]

75 Facts About Sydney

November 10, 2015

in australia, history, infographic

In what city would you find ‘the coathanger’ or the deepest natural harbour in the world?   The answer is, of course, Sydney, Australia! Sydney is a city full of unique things to do for both tourists and locals. From the backpacker beaches of Bondi and Manly to the cultural delights of Auburn and Parramatta, […]

7 Tips on Using Travel to Introduce Kids to Nature

November 5, 2015

in exploring, family travel, hiking, Nature, outdoors, parks

Today’s youth are increasingly connected to their electronic devices, which can result in children being disconnected from Mother Nature. According to data released by the Nature Conservancy, it is believed that only 10 percent of our children spend time outside everyday. Yet, 66 percent of our children report that a personal experience in nature has increased their […]

5 Tips for Planning a Trip to Iceland

October 26, 2015

in iceland, Nature, travel tips

Iceland is a HOT destination at the moment (pun intended). In the last decade, Iceland’s tourism industry has doubled and is credited with helping the country recover from the 2008 financial crisis. According to the Icelandic tourism board, 2014 saw a 23% increase in visitor numbers from the year before. Knowing that, I guess it’s no […]

Glamping with Grandma: A Tale of Two Campgrounds

October 2, 2015

I’ve written before about my limited experience with camping. I’ve gone only a handful of times in my life, and they were all spread years, if not decades, apart. While I’m not necessarily a girly-girl, I’m not really a “roughing it” type either. I want to sleep on a mattress of some sort. I’d also […]