Vancouver Beaches – Kitsilano & Point Grey

Vancouver Beaches – Kitsilano & Point Grey

We are so lucky to live in Vancouver. Obviously I love the North Shore Mountains, but in addition to that the city has some fantastic beaches. In February before the world went into lock-down, Marc and I had one of those perfect weekends when we spent one day in the mountains skiing, as well as one day walking along Vancouver’s beaches from Kitsilano all the way out to the end of Point Grey at the University of British Columbia (UBC)….

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London – Walk to Tower Bridge at Night

London – Walk to Tower Bridge at Night

London is a fantastic city for an urban walk during the day, but in some ways it is even prettier all lit up after dark. We especially love walking along the Thames pathway in the evening. All the pathways are well lit, and London landmarks like Tower Bridge, the city and the Shard look fantastic lit up. On this occasion, we were staying near Tower Bridge. We wanted to visit my friend in South London, but the tube (the underground)…

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London sightseeing walk – Tower Bridge to Big Ben

London sightseeing walk – Tower Bridge to Big Ben

London is a great city for walking. You’ll find loads of pedestrian friendly pathways, green spaces and fabulous sightseeing walks that will allow you to explore the city at a slow, relaxed pace. There are already a zillion blog posts about “must see sights in London” and “ultimate guides” for you to use when you plan your visit.  So, rather than create a guide, I am just going to share one possible trail along London’s Thames Path from Tower Bridge…

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Grafham Water – Walks Near Huntingdon

Grafham Water – Walks Near Huntingdon

Grafham Water is one of the most popular places to go for a long walk or bike ride near Huntington, Cambridgeshire. When I was growing up, hiking (or cycling) the entire 14km around the lake was a major achievement. You’ll often see families or groups of friends traversing this lake-side pathway. On this occasion, we went out for a mini walk, with my new niece Nell, in a baby harness. We only wanted to walk for a few kilometers to…

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