Contiki Grand Alaska Tour – Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Valdez (Days 7-12)

Well rested, we departed from the Maclaren River Lodge on 29 June and headed for McCarthy in Wrangell-St. Alias National Park and Preserve 240 miles away – one of the longest drives of the trip. Our tour guide, Chris warned us that we would be ‘wild camping’ for the next three nights, meaning no showersContinue reading “Contiki Grand Alaska Tour – Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Valdez (Days 7-12)”

Contiki Grand Alaska Tour – Denali National Park & Maclaren Riverside Lodge (Days 1-6)

After catching a connecting flight in Seattle from Las Vegas, we eventually landed in Anchorage, Alaska at 03:00 A.M on 22 June. The first thing we realised was how bright it was. It literally could have been the middle of the day. It turns out, Alaska never goes dark for six months of the yearContinue reading “Contiki Grand Alaska Tour – Denali National Park & Maclaren Riverside Lodge (Days 1-6)”

How to spend 72 hours in San Francisco

After finishing Contiki’s tour of Canada & the Rockies, we had two chilled out days in Vancouver. To read about our time on the tour, click here. In order for us to be able to travel back to the United States, we required a negative COVID-test. It cost us $65 p/p to get a rapidContinue reading “How to spend 72 hours in San Francisco”

Contiki Canada & The Rockies Tour – Banff & Vancouver (Days 6-11)

Before getting into this blog post, I’d like to say thank you to everyone who joined Em and I on this epic adventure of Canada & the Rockies. I’ve made friendships and memories that will last for a lifetime. To read about our first five days on Contiki’s Canada & The Rockies tour click here.Continue reading “Contiki Canada & The Rockies Tour – Banff & Vancouver (Days 6-11)”

Contiki Canada & The Rockies Tour – Whistler & Jasper (Days 1-5)

This is the first tour of our 10 months away. Previously, we have been on tours with G Adventures and One Life Adventures, but this was our first experience with Contiki. Day One We made our way to the meeting point and it didn’t take long for everyone to start mingling. The Canada & theContinue reading “Contiki Canada & The Rockies Tour – Whistler & Jasper (Days 1-5)”

The perfect way to spend 3 days at Niagara Falls & Toronto

We arrived in Toronto on 3 May having caught a very short 1hr 40min flight over from Chicago. In honesty, we flew to Toronto predominantly to visit the famous Niagara Falls, which is only a couple of hours drive away. There weren’t too many sights in Toronto other than the CN Tower that we wantedContinue reading “The perfect way to spend 3 days at Niagara Falls & Toronto”

Travelling is back on!

After 763 days, Emily and I are finally continuing with our travels! This time our planned route is a little different. For those of you that didn’t know about our original travelling itinerary, you can read about it here. We spent six amazing weeks in South Africa, India and Sri Lanka before we were forcedContinue reading “Travelling is back on!”