Category: USA & Canada

The Jewel of Alberta; Moraine Lake, Canada

Beautiful Moraine Lake is a glacially fed lake located in the Banff National Park’s Valley of the Ten Peaks about 10 miles from Lake Louise. The vivid blue waters of the lake come from nearby […]

Happy 100th Anniversary Grand Canyon!

Happy Birthday to one of the most iconic landmarks in the USA; the Grand Canyon. The park officially became recognized as a national park 100 years ago and we are celebrating with a post dedicated to the history and interesting facts of this geological wonder.

It’s All Here. Cultural Treasures, Remarkable History, Jaw-Dropping Beauty

The greatest discoveries of your life could be right under your nose. The truth is, you don’t need to look far to gaze on breathtaking vistas … to immerse yourself in local ways of life […]

Canada: Where Wonders Never Cease

Between the forested Pacific shores of Vancouver Island and the rocky fingers of land that reach into the Atlantic at Newfoundland’s Terra Nova National Park, the second largest country on earth spans some 4,700 miles […]

Getting Back to Nature in Banff, Alberta

Banff, Alberta is located in Western Canada nestled among the Rocky Mountains and located about an hour and a half outside of Calgary.

Iconic Mount Rushmore

George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt and Thomas Jefferson welcome you to the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in Keystone, South Dakota!

Celebrating National Parks Week: Facts from our National Parks

The national parks of the United States are a long-honored treasure and a must see for tourists and locals alike.

The Grand Old Beacons of Newfoundland & Labrador

Once European settlements were established in Northeastern Canada, ships transporting goods needed to be safely guided along the rocky coasts of Newfoundland & Labrador. So the province is home to many historic lighthouses that enrich […]

A Riot of Puffins on Witless Bay

Each year between April and September, roughly a half million Atlantic puffins descend on Witless Bay in Newfoundland to nest. It is the largest colony in the western Atlantic and it truly takes the breath […]

The UNESCO Sites of Newfoundland & Labrador

The province of Newfoundland & Labrador takes the breath away with its astonishing natural beauty and fascinating history. Three of its landmarks stand out for their significance to the character of Eastern Canada and to […]