Pro tip – buy tickets online and you can go right in without and queuing! As soon as you walk into the aquarium you’re immediately faced with a floor to ceiling tank full of gorgeous fish, stingray and sharks- it’s brilliant! The further in you walk it gets darker so you can see the tanks…… Continue reading Ripleys Aquarium
Kensington Market is a must for all vintage lovers. The streets are filled with vintage shops, quirky places to eat and drink and amazing graffiti on every wall. I had a few shops recommended to me prior to going to Toronto, so I had a vague idea of where I was going. Kensington Market is…… Continue reading Kensington Market
On our first day in Canada we planned to go to the CN tower. I had no idea that it was actually the tallest free standing structure in the world until it was beat in 2007. It’s a staggering 1136ft high on the observation deck, but for an additional $15 you can go even further…… Continue reading CN Tower
We boarded the ferry first thing in the morning. Whilst traveling across the lake you can see the brilliant skyline of Toronto behind you. The island was beautiful! Rich green grass everywhere and a haven away from the busy city. We walked around the entire island and found boat hires, disc golf courses (whatever that…… Continue reading Toronto Island.
Alcatraz wasn’t always a prison, it was built in 1910 and used as a military outpost to guard the San Francisco Bay Area, it wasn’t until 1933 that it turned into what we all know it as today. Alcatraz was a high security federal prison for continuous offenders, even though the security at the prison…… Continue reading Alcatraz.
Read part one here. We had breakfast at IHOP and once we were filled to the brim with pancakes, we decided to google a few attractions. One popped up time and time again- the USS Hornet. The USS Hornet is an aircraft carrier turned into a museum for Navy and the Apollo Programme. I had…… Continue reading San Francisco Part Two.
We started the drive at Lovers Point Park in Monterey. About 5 minutes into the drive my heart melted when I heard and saw seals (unfortunately I couldn’t get a good enough photo). The whole drive is stunning, taking you through some of the most picturesque coastline California has to offer as well as the…… Continue reading 17 Mile Drive.