Travelling Slow: 10 Days in Italy

Travelling Slow: 10 Days in Italy

I spent quite a bit of time sifting through numerous 10-day Italy itineraries, and came across many suggestions to zip around the country like in Planes, Trains and Automobiles, but I knew that I wouldn’t be doing beautiful Italy any justice.  As a returning visitor to Italy, I knew that it was better to stick to my usual style and travel slow. I decided […]

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Easy Weekend Getaways in Ontario

I’m a bit of a sunchaser, so during our short-lived Canadian summers, I like to stay local and absorb every ounce of sunshine that I can. I prefer to visit the beach destinations during our world renowned frigid, and in my opinion unbearable, winters. Nevertheless, I still like to squeeze in a little getaway here […]

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Discovering Hamilton’s Hidden Gems

I would have never guessed that Hamilton, of all places, would be a food and art lover’s haven. Just under an hour west of Toronto, Hamilton is known to most as home of the beloved Tiger-Cats, and also for it’s rich history and preservation of National heritage sites. Contrary to popular belief, Hamilton is an undiscovered […]

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Panama Hotel Review: Bocas del Toro

Panama Hotel Review: Bocas del Toro

Island Plantation is a hidden gem that sits on the outskirts of the otherwise tourist-saturated island of Bocas del Toro. Island Plantation isn’t just a hotel, but more of a sanctuary where everything is focused on the experience.

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Working Holidays: Finding Work in Australia

Working Holidays: Finding Work in Australia

Finding Work in Australia for a Working Holiday can be difficult.   Imagine quitting your job, packing up your belongings and moving halfway across the world to work and travel for a year. Now imagine yourself embarking on said life-changing journey, without an inkling of how to find work or a place to live – […]

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My Working Holiday in Australia: If I Knew then What I Know Now

My Working Holiday in Australia: If I Knew then What I Know Now

  Three years ago, I returned from my working holiday in Australia, and although I’ve told many tales of my other adventures abroad since then, I’ve never actually opened up about my time in Australia until now.

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Spain: Falling in Love with Tapas

For the love of food: Aside from the history, architectural beauty, and culture – the tapas are really what keeps me coming back to Spain. Now tallying three visits, I don’t intend to stop anytime soon, for the pursuit of delicious tapas and good wine are too tempting to turn down!

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Preparing for Machu Picchu: 6 Helpful Tips

Preparing for Machu Picchu: 6 Helpful Tips

Macchu Picchu was at the top of my travel bucket list for years, yet I was always making excuses as to why it was never the right time to go, often blaming factors such as weather, vacation time, or money. It was only nine months ago that I was able to tick Machu Picchu off […]

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How to Travel on a Low Canadian Dollar

Canadian Dollar Getting You Down? Yes, the Canadian Dollar is down in the dumps, but don’t let it put a damper on your 2016 travel plans! Here are some options that won’t break the bank this year: Stay Domestic Kiss the exchange rate worry goodbye and explore Canada by taking advantage of local deals created […]

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Why You Should Travel Solo

Confusion, shock, pity, disbelief and worry are just a few of the reactions that I’ve witnessed in response to an announcement of one of my many solo travel adventures. Most commonly, I get “but won’t you be bored?” or “aren’t you scared?”. Though very valid concerns, I can never find an adequate explanation because I can’t […]

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