Just 10 miles south of San Francisco you’ll find the quiet, unspoiled coastline of San Mateo County. It is a stark contrast from the bustling technology hubs of Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Redwood City, Cupertino, and Mountain View. What to see, do and eat on this route, featuring wild coastlines, enchanting wineries and small towns On this southerly route, the… Read More
North America is a continent housing Canada, the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean. This is a collection of guides showcasing the best of North America.
Who doesn’t want to celebrate Christmas in New York? It seems that every great Christmas movie or memory of ours is somehow associated with NYC. It has always been our dream to spend Christmas in NYC and we finally got the chance to make it happen. Dave and I had big plans for our Christmas in New York City. We asked all… Read More
Parm Parmar of Blue Planet Adventure went on assignment for The Planet D and rounded up the very best things to do in Chicago. There are few cities more spectacular than Chicago. Nestled on the banks of Lake Michigan, Chicago has everything from sandy beaches to a vibrant cultural scene. From fancy shops like Tiffany & Company on Michigan Avenue to the… Read More
When I started writing this post, I was going to write about funny cities and towns that I have visited in my travels, but then I realized that they have nothing on Canada. Maybe it is all of our time spent indoors during the winter, but we have come up with some pretty strange names for our cities and towns.
Here is a list of ridiculous, funny and strangely named cities and towns from my home country, Canada. If you know of any from any part of the planet that has some funny names let me know.
We’ve had the luxury of visiting Banff on five different occasions during our travels so we know a thing or two about where to stay in Banff. We’ve visited Banff National Park in winter and summer and have sampled many different lodges and inn during our time in Alberta. Having just come back from the Rocky Mountaineer where we had… Read More