Author Archive for Andrew Morten

Andrew Morten is the Founder of Little America. Specialising in bespoke journeys to the United States and Canada, Little America is a carbon neutral and Travelife certified company. Away from the mainstream, clients can travel North America in a uniquely local way. By staying with local hosts at unique locations in small-scale accommodations, and experiencing one-of-a-kind activities, clients can see the country through the eyes of the locals. It's a chance to get off the beaten path and explore the lesser-known. From unique encounters with wildlife, and learning about Indigenous culture to enjoying a barbecue with your friendly hosts. Andrew is a born and bred New Zealander and has over 30 years of experience in the tourism industry.

7 invigorating reasons to visit Western Canada in the Spring

7 invigorating reasons to visit Western Canada in the Spring

No matter where you go in Western Canada, Spring is a beautiful and awe-inspiring time to visit.
Turquoise Lake surrounded by green forest and mountain

Icefields Parkway: The most beautiful journey in the world

The journey through Banff National Park and Jasper National Park, linking Lake Louise and Jasper, is one of the most beautiful in the world.
California Wine Country

California Wine Country

California truly is the golden state! Put a glass of Californian wine into the mix, and it's pretty easy to smile.
The best of The Big Island

The best of The Big Island

Honolulu attracts tourists from all around the world but The Big Island feels like it is a world away, with fewer crowds and so many natural treasures to discover.
Meet Canada's most iconic animals - the Big Five

Meet Canada's most iconic animals - the Big Five

In terms of wildlife, what springs to mind when hearing about "the Big Five"? Most likely large African animals. However, Africa is not the only place where big wild animals live.
7 must-visit National Parks in the Southwest USA

7 must-visit National Parks in the Southwest USA

From the Joshua trees in California to the hoodoos of Utah, get to know places so beautiful they often feel out of this world.
5 beautiful wine regions in British Columbia, Canada

5 beautiful wine regions in British Columbia, Canada

What first comes to mind when you think of the best wine regions in the world? Bordeaux? Tuscany? Napa Valley? The rolling, lush and diverse wine regions of British Columbia may not be on your list at all. This is one of Canada’s best kept secrets. In fact, just like what happens in Vegas, the
A road trip through the Pacific Northwest

A road trip through the Pacific Northwest

Take it easy on a beautiful winding road trip through the Pacific Northwest and travel north towards British Columbia. The American and Canadian borders are open to vaccinated travellers. Now is a great time to start planning the trip of a lifetime through this stunning region, abundant with undisturbed nature. The Pacific Northwest is an