Finding a dog-friendly accommodation in winter can be tricky - even for the most well behaved of doggies. Last week my blue heeler Metsä and I flew to Lake Superior for a winter adventure setting up basecamp at the dog-friendly Hungry Hippie Hostel, outside the village of Grand Marais in Minnesota!
Planning a trip with friends (or a pair!) can be tough, especially when there are so many great spots to stop while you're visiting. We've pulled together a trip report that includes our favourite activities that you and your squad need to experience when you're in Golden, British Columbia Canada.
For over 30 years she has been writing and publishing trail guides to Alberta's Kananaskis Country. We sat down with Gillean at her home in Calgary to chat about her experiences in hiking, the women who inspire her and the moment when she decided to create her first guide book - Kananaskis Trail Guide Vol 1.
Tranquilly tucked away in a forested river valley, surrounded by mountains and complete wilderness, you will find the wonderfully remote and dog-friendly Nipika Mountain Resort.
"I would say simply that the mountains are for everyone. I think no matter what level of outdoor adventurer you are - from weekend hikers to professional alpine climbers - we can all get out in it. "
Everyone has their own version of a travel ‘To-Do’ list; some have a few specific spots they can’t wait to see, others’ are miles long and seem to change from year to year. Though I’m certainly guilty of the latter, Africa has always been a place I’ve been dying to see, specifically East Africa. After a few failed attempts to organize a trip to the region, this past Christmas break I finally got the opportunity to travel to Tanzania.