Tag Archives: California

9 things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park…

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in California is located high up in the Sierra Nevada mountain range.  There are two entrances into the park, the 198 from the Ash Mountain entrance is my favourite.  With 130 curves on the drive and 12 switchbacks it is quite an experience(!) and climbs quickly up in altitude

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Iceland, America and a baby, 2016 has been a good’un!…

This year has been an incredible one, I’ve done less travelling than usual due to being on maternity leave but having Emily has made it the loveliest year for me and being able to take her on adventures around the world even better. I thought I’d look back on the travels and adventures of 2016

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9 Things To Do On The Big Sur…

The Big Sur stretches roughly from Carmel to San Simeon along California’s stunning coastline for around 85 miles.  It doesn’t have an official start or finish, so I thought this quote from the Lonely Planet guide to California summed it up perfectly: “Big Sur is more of a state of mind than a place.”  I

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Exploring Sequoia National Park

After a 6 hour drive covering 223 miles from Los Angeles in our very cool Wicked campervan we arrived at Lodgepole campground in Sequoia National Park.  Reaching the park we stopped at the ranger hut and paid the $20 entrance fee.  I was surprised to learn there was a 45 minute drive further to the campground,

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Camping in California with Wicked Campers…

What could be better than hitting the open road in your own campervan?  Having a kitchen and bed right there on the road with you means you are totally independent and free to explore… This is exactly what Matt and I got up to in August in California; a collaboration with Wicked Campers saw us

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Planning for a Californian road trip…

Matt and I are jumping on a flight tomorrow to Los Angeles for a road trip and camping adventure in California. We are looking to get back to nature with two nights in Sequoia National Park, followed by some city adventures for two nights near San Francisco on my birthday and then onto the Pacific

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