Best Tourist Attractions in Seattle

Best Tourist Attractions in Seattle The birth place of grunge music also happens to be one of the most beautiful cities in America. It’s full of good food, good wine, beautiful scenery and views, and fun tourist attractions. It’s also reasonably priced, and easy to get around – making it the perfect city for tourists. […]

Telus Spark Calgary Alberta

Telus Spark Calgary Alberta Telus Spark is the perfect place to take your little children to… or your big adults! Located next to the Calgary Zoo, Telus Spark is Calgary’s newly constructed Science Centre, built on 18+ acres of reclaimed land. The Centre is highly interactive, with over 100 hands-on exhibits that are suitable for […]

California Academy of Sciences San Francisco

The California Academy of Sciences is a glorious mash-up of aquarium, gardens, geography, science and early history museums. It’s great for everyone from toddlers to adults, and it’s my favourite tourist attraction in San Francisco. The Academy is split over several levels: The Rainforest, the Aquarium, the Galapagos Islands, the Earthquake Zone, the Rooftop Garden, […]

The Creation Museum – Kentucky, United States of America

  There are several branches of creationist belief, but their core, common belief is that the world was created by a divine God. Young Earth Creationists believe that the world was created by God over six days, as described in the Bible. This leaves little room for belief in evolution, or science generally. Old Earth […]

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada – Toronto, Canada

How can you watch animals in captivity when you’re a vegan/vegetarian/animal-lover? This is a question people like to interrogate me with, on occasion. My response is always the same: modern zoos and aquariums have an important role in wildlife conservation and research. Australia’s Western Plains Zoo out at Dubbo is a good example of this. But […]

Toronto Tea Festival -Toronto, Ontario, Canada

I take it all back, Canada. All those snarky things I said about North Americans not understanding tea and its intricacies and complexities. Oh, how wrong was I … The Toronto Tea Festival 2014 was held on the weekend of 1-2 February in the Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library in Yorkville. North Nomad got a […]