Exploring Ho Chi Minh City – Hitting the Streets of Saigon

“When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It’s designed to make its own people comfortable.” – Clifton Fadiman If you read my last post about a few things to keep in mind while travelling in Vietnam, I mentioned that you may go through a bit of culture shock […]

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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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Finding My True Self – My Top 10 Moments of 2016

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It’s hard to believe that once again, another year has come and gone. It feels like just yesterday, we were turning the page into 2016 eager to see what the new year would bring. Each January, we’re given a fresh slate. A chance to change our circumstances, and leave the things we may not be proud […]

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Out of the 306 has been nominated for the Liebster Award!

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I am so excited to share with you today, that Out of the 306 has been nominated for the Liebster Award! I am so incredibly honoured to be a part of a community of bloggers who have been recognized for their achievements, and to be given the opportunity to recognize other blogs for their hard work and dedication. […]

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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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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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Camping Bucket List – 30 ideas for your next weekend in the woods

Taking in the lake views from the beach

There’s something to be said about summer. Sunshine, BBQ’s and weekend trips to the lake. For many of us Canadians, we look forward to the long summer days after months of cold, rain and snow just to get our fix of vitamin D before the days get shorter again. Personally, I prefer fall over summer as […]

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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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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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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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