Browsing articles tagged with " vacation"
Nov
29
2011

A personal favourite – hiking the Otter Trail

  Hiking is one of my passions, and I am happy to say that I have done a few of the ‘BIG’ ones in the past – the Fish River Canyon in Namibia (the second largest canyon in the world after the Grand Canyon), the Inca trail in Peru (which ends at MachuPichu .. spectacular!), trekking in Nepal etc.  However, one of my all-time favourites is the Otter Trail in South Africa. The Otter Trail […]

Jun
14
2011

Alaska – the Last Frontier

If you’re looking for spectacular natural beauty, take a trip up north to visit the Last Frontier. Eat reindeer sausages while fishing for salmon. Watch glaciers ‘calving’ (breaking away) as you sail into Glacier Bay. Experience the breathtaking Northern Lights. Take a kayak trip in the Misty Fjords, and watch for bears or whales. Sail past a multitude of islands in the beautiful Inside Passage. The best, easiest and quickest way to see this huge […]

May
24
2011

Christmas Down Under

A blog post from Guest Blogger Sheila Fee, who is part of the Study and Go Abroad Team. *********** A few years ago, I was lucky enough to go to Australia for Christmas. It was spectacular! We left the cold dreary drizzle of Vancouver late in the evening. On the plane, we tucked in to the usual dinner and movie, deplaned in the middle of the night in Honolulu to look wistfully at the palm […]

May
17
2011

Journey to Latin America

Journey Latin America

Listening to a busker playing the panpipes today reminded me of my many trips to South America.  I learned Spanish from an early age and I love the language, the Latin culture and the warmth and spontaneity of the people. If you are looking for a fascinating mix of culture, history, and spectacular scenery,  add South America to your ‘bucket’ list .. and let’s start with Peru .. 😉 At the time that I wanted […]

May
10
2011

Trekking in Nepal

Years ago, I managed to convince a couple of my friends, Jon and Mike, to go trekking with me in Nepal.  We left England in May bound for Kathmandu, and then jumped onto a bus to Pokhara to start the Annapurna Basecamp/Jomson Trail. My first piece of advice for readers – have an open mind when travelling in Nepal – and dispel any pre-conceived ideas you may have about public transport.  There didn’t seem to […]

May
7
2011

Travel Tuesday!

I’m a travel junkie … I admit it!   Every Tuesday, I’ll be sharing with you some of my travel experiences, and tips to help you start planning your travels.  You don’t have to be a millionaire to travel – some of my favourite trips have been back-packing trips on a budget. Travelling has always been my passion and I like to consider myself a Citizen of the World .. with a Degree in the […]

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