Vancouver Highlights

We've been lucky enough to visit Vancouver twice and both times we've seen different parts of this wonderful city. The first time we visited, we were staying with a friend who directed us to see their favourite parts of the city. The second time, we rambled without a plan, spotting new sites. It's hard to … Continue reading Vancouver Highlights

Highlights of San Francisco

San Francisco is an odd place. There I've said it. Everyone who I know that has visited speaks with delight of the cable cars, the steep hills and the beautiful pier. There's a problem though - I'm not convinced! Or am I? We've visited San Francisco a number of times now, usually because it's the … Continue reading Highlights of San Francisco

Sunset Boat Trip

One of the best ways to get a sense of a place is to have a view of the shoreline. That way, you get to see the whole of the city, wrapped up, postcard perfect, containing everyone as they go about their lives. Split was no different and sailing away from the shore slowly removed … Continue reading Sunset Boat Trip

Top of the Rock Vs Empire State Building?

Visit New York and one of the questions you get asked is always "did you visit Empire or Top of the Rock?". Of course we are talking about the Empire State Building or the Rockefeller Building. It seems like people are always talking up the virtues of one over another: "Top of the Rock gives you … Continue reading Top of the Rock Vs Empire State Building?