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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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Cypress Falls – Hikes near Vancouver

Cypress Falls – Hikes near Vancouver

If you’d like a fun mini adventure to find the best waterfalls near Vancouver, then you should go and take a peek at Cypress Falls Park in West Vancouver. The first waterfall is less than 10 minutes walk from the car park, so this could be good for walkers as well as non-walkers, grannies and toddlers. This time of year is always pretty soggy, but this winter has also been warmer than normal. That means lost of the snow-pack on…

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Introducing the Vancouver North Shore Mountains

Introducing the Vancouver North Shore Mountains

You may have noticed that since we moved to Canada, I have fallen in love with the Vancouver North Shore Mountains. I like that you can see them from all over the city, that they change colour through the seasons and that you can reach them so easily for epic adventures at the weekends. After living here for nearly three years, I would like to introduce you to them. So if you visit Vancouver you will understand the gorgeous Vancouver…

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