All posts tagged: road trip

A long weekend road trip: Calgary

A road trip from Calgary: What to see, where to stay, and what to eat along the way! Our home town of Calgary, Canada is only about an hour drive from the foothills, and where the foothills grow into the Canadian Rockies there are quite a few places to explore. A favourite of ours is crossing the Provincial border into beautiful British Columbia. Specifically, the Columbia Valley where the small town of Invermere lays about a 3-hour drive from Calgary. How would we recommend you spend a weekend away from the city? These little gems are must see and do for your three day trip. Friday Stop for coffee: Beamer’s Coffee Bar is a local favourite in Canmore. Snap a photo of your to-go cup while on your adventures to be featured on their website. Enjoy the view: Emerald Lake Lodge is a breathtaking must-see any time of year. Picture Lake Louise with less of a crowd and even more of that blue-green hue these Canadian Rockies lakes are known for. Stay: It’s too hard …

Check out these campervan rental shops in New Zealand

Rent a campervan in New Zealand New Zealand’s islands are easily anyone’s dream travel destination. Explore the glacial and volcanic landscape, watch the unique wildlife, and soak up the welcome charm on the city streets. We know it’s a backpacker’s paradise. But what about campers? Maybe you are flying to New Zealand, but hoping to spend your time outside. To experience new nooks and crannies of the islands each day, and wake up in the wild each morning. Quite idyllic, actually. No? The solution: rent a campervan for your Kiwi road trip. Here are five campervan rental companies with pick-up depots in New Zealand’s major cities. Escape Rentals If you’re flying into Auckland or Christchurch, Escape Rentals is the local self-proclaimed providers of “cheap campervans for travellers.” They have over 200 campervans with funky designs, fully equipped for up to three adults. Just bring yourselves and drive off into the Kiwi countryside (in fun fashion). Both depot city areas have plenty of regional parks to choose from. Kiwi Campers Another Auckland and Christchurch rental pick-up …