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The Best Travel Pants for Women: Stylish and Functional

Despite travelling full-time for nearly nine years, I have struggled to find the best travel pants. My previous strategy was one pair of jeans (whatever I could find that fit in as lightweight fabric as possible) and a...

How to Prepare for Trekking in Patagonia

This post is sponsored by Sporting Life but I hope you’ll keep reading as it’s packed with useful information. I’m heading to Patagonia this week to hike both the “O” Circuit in...

4 Reasons to Visit the American Southwest in Winter

A while back, I wrote a blog post outlining a road trip itinerary through the American Southwest. It’s my favorite part of the US, and it’s apparently a favorite for a lot of others, too, because that post...

December 2018 Travel and Blogging Recap

Well that’s another year done and dusted! I swear, every year just seems to pass faster than the last. The month of December was spent mostly at home in Ohio, getting work done and hanging out with family and...

Word of the Year 2019: Action

Mural about the Mine-Mill Strike by the Local 890 and the 209. Bayard, New Mexico 2018 was my first venture into a “having a word of the year” as a guide for living. That word was courage. For 2019 the word...

The 10 Hiking Essentials Everyone Should Carry

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Mexico City: Mexicrania

Mexicráneos art installation (skulls), Mexico City. November 2018. Dear Toronto Brains, I have found your missing skulls. They are in Mexico City. Mexicráneos art installation (skulls), Mexico City. November 2018. The...

The Adventures of Bodhi Bear in 2018

2018 – a year in photos We take so many of our experiences for granted. As time passes, even those things you once considered incredible become a part of the ho-hum But not for my soon-to-be-three son, Bodhi. That...

Off The Beaten Path In Prague

I’ll be honest that when I first thought of Prague my mind remembered Facebook posts from friends sampling way too much of the local beers. There is of course much more to do in this fantastic city but I certainly...

Mexico City: March of the Zombies

March of the Zombies, Mexico City. November 11, 2018. Families that gross each other out together stay together? March of the Zombies, Mexico City. November 11, 2018. I don’t know. And I don’t know how my...

Year in Review: My Top 10 Travel Highlights of 2018

As another year comes to a close, you know what that means: time for another year-in-review post!  I always have fun putting together this list each December; it’s a great way to take a look back at my year...

The Glamping Experience at Mount Engadine Lodge

I admit that I was already a fan of Mount Engadine Lodge before I tried their new glamping tents. I’d been twice before; the first time on a winter trip before we’d even moved to Calgary where we lucked out...

Top 3 things to eat in Tokyo, Japan

If you’ve spent any amount of time on the internet or watching travel shows, then you’ve probably heard all about the delicious food Tokyo has to offer! From sushi to ramen to pancakes, the city is renowned for having...

My Experience Using Travelpro® Luggage

Luggage is always an issue when you travel as much as I do. What’s the best luggage for me and my needs? Is it durable? Will it last? Does it have the proper pockets, storage and space? Is it sturdy? Will it jam? I’ve...

Life Hacks From the Road: Bread Bags

Sadly dry bread. Mexico City. November 2018. In Mexico City, I went every morning to a local bakery for my day’s bread. The bread baggers asked: Paper or plastic? We should get paper, right? Of course. Not only...

Decor Ideas To Elevate The Appeal of Your Front Porch

The front porch can be a highly neglected place when it comes to décor. Most people don’t spend much time upgrading the appeal and charm of their front porch. If you’re looking to elevate the appeal of your porch, there...

Prague – The Gem Of Europe’s Capital Cities

Prague is one of the most well know cities in Europe. Everytime I go back to this famous city I fall more in love with the place. I’d go as far as saying that is it the most unique city you’ll find in Europe, it’s...

How to Spend 24 Hours in Asheville, North Carolina

Without really consciously planning it this way, 2018 ended up being “the year of The South” for me.  I always make it a point to travel a bit in the US every year, simply because it’s huge and...

How to get around the Caribbean

Of all the regions we’ve travelled in, the Caribbean has been the most challenging for getting around. It’s quite a large area, covering 2,754,000 square kilometres and comprising 13 sovereign states and 17 dependent...

A Detailed Tieks Review After 5 Years of Travel

Tieks by Gavrieli are not your average ballet flats. They are Oprah’s favourite ballet flats and have developed a cult following amongst thousands of women. I’m not usually into designer shoes, but Tieks are special. I...

Mexico City: Toilets I Have Known, Including This One

Public pay bathroom, Mexico City. November 2018. I’m no stranger to strange toilets. I’ve seen the toilets of: Joseph Stalin Haile Selassie Pope John II Outhouse in Mestia, Svaneti, Georgia. Straight to the...

The Best Cookies in Portland – Chapter 1

You’re Invited to the Cookie Party! I was sick, tired and feeling fat. I woke Saturday morning, in the midst of a cold, starving, and wanting to eat nothing but cookies. If I could eat only one dessert for the rest of...

Las Vegas Vacation Guide

I’ve partnered with Expedia.com to bring you my Las Vegas vacation guide. As any Las Vegas vacation guide should do, I’m going to outline a few topics, things to do, where to eat, and how to choose where to stay based...

The Best Water Sports To Try In Dubai

When you think of Dubai the mind instantly thinks of super luxurious destination in the Arabian desert, your first thought isn’t that it’s a place for water sport lovers. The good news is that if you love...

Taking the Train in Alaska: Fairbanks to Denali

I had no idea that there was passenger rail service in Alaska until I started researching how to get from Fairbanks to Denali National Park without renting a car. It turns out that Alaska actually has an amazing network...

Water Sports to enjoy in Dubai

Dubai isn’t just about amazing architecture, food and shopping, there really is more to it than that. I really love to head there as often as I can and one of my favourite things to do is to get out on the open water...

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