Browsed by
Category: Holiday Larks

Temescal Canyon – LA Hikes

Temescal Canyon – LA Hikes

The Temescal Canyon loop is a fun, easy-ish hike on the edge of the Santa Monica Mountains, California. It will treat you to fabulous views of Los Angeles and the Pacific Ocean. We went in a clockwise direction, so climbed up the steep section first to enjoy the scenery. The return loop takes you deep into the shady canyon to a (teeny) waterfall. We were only in LA for a few days because Marc won an award for his work…

Read More Read More

Valhalla Helicopter Tour – Kelowna

Valhalla Helicopter Tour – Kelowna

Have you ever considered taking a tour in a helicopter? I have always wanted to, but I always assumed it was way out of my price range. Well, last year some friends invited Marc and me to join them on their helicopter tour. You can probably guess how much I squealed with delight when they asked us… They’d actually booked Valhalla Helicopter tour earlier in the summer; But on the date of their tour, the helicopter had been needed to…

Read More Read More

Burntstump Country Park – Hikes near Nottingham

Burntstump Country Park – Hikes near Nottingham

Whenever Marc and I go home to visit his parents in Nottingham, we always get to take the lovely Elsa (his family’s English Setter) for walkies. We’ve been to Burntstump Country Park a few times now because it is great as an off-lead dog walk in Nottingham. It is also full of squirrels (which is great for providing extra puppy-joy to Elsa.) When we went home at Christmas we both needed a longer leg-stretch after being cooped up in airplanes/cars/trains…

Read More Read More

Vancouver winter light displays

Vancouver winter light displays

Vancouver has some seriously amazing winter light displays over the Christmas period that continue well into the New year. This post will share some of the pretty festive lights we visited this winter. There are plenty of other festive light options, so if this whets your appetite for pretty twinkly lights, I’ll include more possibilities at the end of this post. The Christmas-related light displays tend to light up Vancouver from November to January, but a couple of them (like…

Read More Read More

%d bloggers like this: