Fear of travel – fighting the urge to be complacent 

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Many of us travellers often end up planning our next big trip before we’ve even left on our most recent adventure. We’re always dreaming about new destinations and trying to find ways to see as much as possible of the world in the most practical, inexpensive way. We know that it may not always be […]

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London Bucket List

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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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Nature Therapy – clearing your mind in the great outdoors

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Picture this. You’ve just strapped on your hiking boots and packed your day pack for a day full of exploring the great outdoors. You’ve got everything you’ll need in your pack to keep you going for the day. As you set out on an adventure, exploring somewhere that’s completely unknown to you, you feel invigorated. A […]

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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!

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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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Post-Travel Blues – Striving to be present in everything I do

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Well, I think it’s safe to say I’ve been neglecting my blog a little bit lately.  A little post-travel blues, laundry, sleeping off my jet lag and reminiscing through photos of our adventure have been what’s occupying my days. That and getting back into my healthy routine and catching up on work. To top it […]

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Managing expectations in Bohol

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If you’re wondering why you’re reading this post after I’ve already returned from our travels, I’ll tell you. Let this be a valuable lesson, life proof cases are not always life proof. Or as Devan says, don’t buy a second tier brand of life proof case in hopes that it will work just as well, […]

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A piece of my heart in Pai

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As we fly around the corners of the narrow steep highway in our 10 person mini van, Chantelle looks at me with a look of sheer terror as she restrains herself from getting sick, plastic bag in hand. We are half way through our journey back to Chiang Mai, consisting of 762 turns in a […]

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Chiang Mai – elephants and delicious Thai cuisine

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For the past few days we’ve been situated in Chiang Mai, a slightly more relaxed city in the North of Thailand. To get here, you can take an overnight train ride or do like we did and hop on a 1 hour flight for less than 40 dollars. We got into Chiang Mai fairly late […]

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Bangkok recap. Bright lights and late nights

Khao San road, you got me good. Sangsom buckets, bright lights, loud music and the best pad thai from a street cart that you could ever imagine. All of these things which have left me nursing myself back to health on pepto bismal tablets to soothe my indigestion. Was it worth it? Worth every ache […]

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