The day we were duped in Florence, and what I learned from the experience

The day we got duped in Florence, Italy

Have you ever had one of those travel experiences where you arrive somewhere feeling high on life, like nothing can ruin your day, only to be mislead or deceived in some way that left you with a bad taste in your mouth? Maybe you got scammed in Asia, or broke your face while cliff-jumping in Hawaii. Most […]

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Venice – The Italian Gem of the Adriatic

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Venice

As we checked into our AirBNB in the area of Mestre, the centre of mainland  Venice, I was enlivened with excitement about what was to come. I had dreamt about visiting Venice for years. About riding in a gondola through the canals, drinking wine in the Piazza San Marco and oohing and aweing at the magnificent […]

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London Bucket List

Big Ben

Set along the River Thames, London is sure to be on everyone’s bucket list. With its iconic landmarks and historic buildings, the beauty and wonder of the capital city leaves visitors wanting more, eager to come back for a second and third visit. Whether its history and beautiful architecture your after or a chance to sit down […]

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Bonjour Paris – A first-timers guide to the city of love

The Eiffle Tower at night

Prior to visiting Paris, I imagined it to be like it’s portrayed in the movies. I envisioned quaint little streets lined with row houses, bustling with locals on their bicycles carrying a fresh baguette in their baskets. I imagined vast parks full of greenery and couples sharing a picnic under the Eiffel Towers soft-sparkling night-time glow. I saw […]

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12 Reasons to visit beautiful Croatia, NOW!

dubrovnik

Croatia seems to be one of those places that fly’s under the radar for most North Americans. You’ve heard of it but you’re not quite sure what it has to offer, or how it compares to nearby places like Italy and Greece. Well when we went on our honeymoon in 2014, Croatia immediately sparked my […]

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