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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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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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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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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How to make the most of travel on a limited budget with limited time

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A lot of people believe that you can’t travel to far away places and still have a steady job. I think this is a myth. The only thing stopping you from seeing the places you want to see is yourself. Not your job, not your lifestyle, not your family, not your dog. Yourself. We tend […]

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Why I decided to write, and why should you care?

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I’m sure this is a question that every successful blogger has asked themselves at some point in their career… why would anyone care what I have to say? will anyone even read my posts? This is something I’ve been asking myself for almost a year now. Over the past year, I’ve been following many blogs on […]

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10 things you may or may not know about me…

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1. I LOVE to travel… I didn’t take a gap year after high school which is one of my regrets in life. But now, I’m trying to make up for it by accomplishing 30 by 30. 2. In 2007, I was involved in a pretty major cliff-jumping accident in Hawaii, which you can read about […]

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