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Isle of Man Glens: Rejuvenating Paradises

I always feel better after spending time in the Isle of Man. It’s just a beautiful rejuvenating place to be. I love the rugged sea swept coast, the rolling hills and the secluded pebble beaches where it’s possible to lose all…

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Canada Flashback – Sulphur Mountain Solo Hike

While I completed quite a few hikes in Canada, there was only one that I did alone and this was Sulphur Mountain in Banff National Park. I’d always hiked in a group or with one other person – especially for the…

Lost Lake, Whistler

Mountains and Lakes – Whistler – British Columbia

Out of countless beautiful locations I visited in Canada, the ski resort of Whistler in British Columbia, just a couple of hours’ bus ride away from Vancouver, stood out with its stunning mountain scenery and spectacular lakes. This was one…

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Hiking at Lake Minnewanka, Banff National Park

My last day in Banff National Park was by no means the least. I’d met a couple of Brits that were heading to my next destination, Calgary, and kindly offered to give me a lift. They were stopping off for a…

Edinburgh: St Anthony’s Chapel In Holyrood Park

Located on the historic hills of Holyrood Park in Edinburgh, Scotland, are the mysterious ruins of St Anthony’s Chapel. Although there is reason to believe that this startling historical sight dates back to the 14th century, not much is known…

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Deer Lake Park in Burnaby: Butterflies And Nature

I visited the city of Burnaby in British Columbia, near Vancouver, after hearing good things about a quirky 1920s vintage village located here. Burnaby Village Museum, as it’s called, wasn’t open until later on that morning and there were a few…

Hiking In The Canadian Rockies

Hiking in the Canadian Rockies was one of the most incredible experiences I’ve ever had. I went on a series of road trips while staying in Banff. This shot of my Australian friend enjoying the spectacular view was captured during…

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The Canadian Rockies on Instagram

I’ve had a lot of fun using Instagram to add effects to the photographs I took in the Canadian Rockies with my phone. If you’re unfamiliar with this, Instagram is an application for iPhone and Android that allows you to change the look of your…

Peyto Lake

Why Peyto Lake Is My Favourite In Canada

Peyto Lake is my favourite lake in Canada. This beautiful body of water is one of many amid the Canadian Rockies in Banff National Park. For me, more popular lakes such as Lake Louise and Moraine Lake did not compare. What…