Review: Darwin Forest Country Park, Derbyshire

It’s been a hectic few weeks in our household, so our trip to Darwin Forest Country Park this weekend came at the perfect time. Darwin Forest Country Park is a small holiday park near to the picture-postcard villages of Matlock and Bakewell, on the edge of the Derbyshire Peak District. The park… View Post

Road Trip Part 5: Vancouver Island

Oh, but Vancouver Island is beautiful. The sort of beautiful that stops you in your tracks, and makes you sigh, and think Louis was right, it really is A Wonderful World. We took the ferry from Departure Bay in Vancouver to Nanaimo in Vancouver Island. You can make a reservation… View Post

Canadian Road Trip Part 4: Kelowna and Shuswap

Kelowna and Shuswap fell just after the midpoint of our Canadian road trip. A little over two weeks in, we drove out of Seattle, heading North to Canada. Crossing back into Canada was a lot less hassle than driving into the US had been. It’s worth noting if you’re a single… View Post

Road Trip Part 3: Port Angeles & Seattle

Our road trip this week took us out of Canada, south to Seattle and Port Washington. We were a bit sad. “It’s going to take something pretty special to not seem lame after this!” I told Flea. We completely loved our time in Whistler, and had fallen in love with… View Post

Canadian Road Trip Part 2: Whistler

Whistler? In the summer? To be honest, people were a bit surprised that we were planning to visit Whistler in the summer. It’s best known as a winter resort for skiing and snowboarding, right? Actually, Whistler is something of a year-round playground. During the summer months, it’s just as busy… View Post