Vietnam – A Few Notes To Help You Make The Most Of Your Travels

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If its your first time visiting Vietnam, there’s no doubt that you’re going to go through a bit of culture shock on arrival. Having travelled to Thailand and the Philippines, I thought I was pretty well-equipped for what Vietnam had to offer. I knew what to expect from Southeast Asia. Busy streets, vibrant nightlife, incredible experiences and some […]

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Bohol, Philippines – Not Your Ordinary Beach Getaway

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After spending some time traveling around northern Thailand, I was eager to put my toes in the sand. To relax under the warm rays of sunshine as the soft sounds of the ocean crashed against the shore. To be able to cool off in the deep blue waters while sipping on a San Miguel Apple in order […]

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10 ways to save money for travel

10 ways to save money for travel

Travel is never a matter of money but a matter of courage. – Paulo Coelho Many people often make excuses out of fear for why they are unable to do something. We tell ourselves that we can’t achieve a goal based on some unrealistic notion that we are incapable. Maybe its fear that you will fail at something […]

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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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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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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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We’re going on an adventure! Pre-travel jitters, bucket lists and packing light!

Ready for our next backpacking adventure

Pulling my backpack from the closet always brings a nostalgic feeling. A familiar memory, smell, a reminder of a simple time when you were exploring another country with nothing but your backpack containing all of your most prized possessions in that very moment. Like something you know so well with a bit of fear for the […]

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