Washington Zoo

Washington Zoo was just around the corner from our hostel, so we decided to take a walk and check it out. Initially we were only going to spend half a day here, but blown away by the zoo the hours quickly drifted away and we ended up spending the whole day here. The zoo is … More Washington Zoo

Washington DC

Landing in Washington after a 5 hour flight was a shock to the system. The cold weather felt like a slap in the face, and we donned our hats and gloves immediately after collecting our bags!     We used the super shuttle service to take us to our hostel, heavy traffic meant the journey took … More Washington DC

San Francisco – Alcatraz, tram rides plus a TRAVEL APP GIVEAWAY! 

We took the 9:30am sailing from Pier 33 to Alcatraz Island. The scenic 15 minute cruise on the water allowed for photo opportunities of San Francisco, The Golden Gate Bridge, The Bay bridge and some seals splashing around in the water as the boat cruised along.        You’re treated to a short talk as … More San Francisco – Alcatraz, tram rides plus a TRAVEL APP GIVEAWAY! 

Skiing in Whistler 

After a pretty successful first day back one the slopes we set the alarm for 7am and woke to blue skies and sunshine, a stark contrast from the previous day’s weather conditions. We fueled up on a large bowl of porridge and bananas, then headed out to catch the bus to Whistler Village.     Whistler … More Skiing in Whistler