Kelowna, an attractive city on the shore of Okanagan Lake in British Columbia, has some of the best weather in Canada. Despite the country’s chilly reputation, the Okanagan Valley enjoys warm summers and plenty of local tourism. This wine region nurtures almost 10,000 acres of vineyards and orchards on its mountainsides, among the rich pine […]
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Canada is an epic place with landscapes so stunning you won’t believe your eyes. I was lucky enough to spend two months crossing this beautiful country. Starting on the west coast in the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, through the Kelowna wine region to Calgary and the incredible national parks of Banff and Jasper in the Rocky Mountains, followed by Toronto, Niagara Falls and Ottawa, and finishing up in Montreal and Quebec.
Click on the posts below for all the details of each of these fabulous destinations or go straight to my article outlining my trip across Canada here.
Everybody knows that bigger is better. Or is it what you do with it that counts? Calgary Tower is no longer the city’s tallest building, but it is still a fantastic day out. Here is your essential guide to Calgary Tower and more of the best Calgary tourist attractions. How to travel to Calgary, Alberta […]
Vancouver is one of Canada’s most popular cities to visit and with its outdoor lifestyle of skiing, beaches and hiking, it’s easy to see why. It was the first stop on my two-month trip across Canada. This is my guide to backpacking Vancouver on a budget. Avoid hotels On my flight from London to Vancouver, […]
Visit the Canadian Rockies, spanning Canada‘s British Columbia and Alberta provinces, and you’ll be surrounded by spectacular views of snowy mountain peaks, rivers, vivid blue lakes, pine forests, laid-back alpine towns, vast icefields and abundant wildlife. It is home to world famous national parks, including Banff and Jasper, which are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here […]