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It’s Ok to Say No to Travel

It’s Ok to Say No to Travel

I know, the title is pretty controversial for a travel blog, but hear me out. Sometimes, you have to turn down travel. Money, time, energy, health and simply not wanting to go are all reasons I’ve said no to travel opportunities before. It’s easier to […]

Visiting the World’s Smallest Penguins in Dunedin

Visiting the World’s Smallest Penguins in Dunedin

New Zealand is home to a spectacular array of wildlife – most of it bird life. The country actually has no native mammals except for one species of bat. Originally, the island was populated by 3 metre tall birds called Moa, tiny nocturnal kiwibirds and […]

The Only Place in the World I’d Never Go Back To

The Only Place in the World I’d Never Go Back To

After travelling around the world for most of my life, I’ve managed to go to a lot of places. Some were awesome. Others were … less awesome. But none of my individual negative experiences have tarnished a place so much that I’d never want to […]

Missing Moments While Travelling: Dealing with Travel Guilt

Missing Moments While Travelling: Dealing with Travel Guilt

Living a semi-nomadic life as I do, I end up missing a lot. While I’m hot air ballooning in Cappadoccia or visiting Hobbits in New Zealand, other peoples’ lives keep going. Birthdays, graduations, promotions are all happening while I’m a distant pin point on a […]

The Time I Spent a $400 on Taxis in Dunedin

The Time I Spent a $400 on Taxis in Dunedin

Dunedin Who? Your first thought reading the title of this post might be “what is Dunedin?” Or, more aptly, “where is Dunedin?” Dunedin is a small city (I’d almost call it a town but that would probably cause a riot) near the bottom of New […]

5 Tips to Travel More Sustainably (and Cheaper!)

5 Tips to Travel More Sustainably (and Cheaper!)

This isn’t a research-filled, eco-centric post that is asking you to change everything about the way you travel. It’s not fair to demand that kind of switch overnight. It’d cost too much, be a huge upheaval and possibly do more damage to the world. (Throwing […]

How to Spend a Weekend Wellington

How to Spend a Weekend Wellington

A Two-Day Itinerary   Wellington, New Zealand’s capital city, lies at the bottom of the north island. Although Auckland is bigger, Wellington is the governmental and business centre of the country. I like to think of it as the Ottawa to Auckland’s Toronto. Wellington isn’t […]

My First Work Trip: A Learning Experience

My First Work Trip: A Learning Experience

Something about going on a work trip just scream “adult!” to me. Maybe it’s because I used to tag along on all my mom’s work trips to New York and London. Or maybe it’s because someone else pays for your travel. Who knows?! When I […]

My 5 Favourite Things to Do in Halifax, Nova Scotia

My 5 Favourite Things to Do in Halifax, Nova Scotia

I have no idea why Halifax isn’t the first place people want to visit in Canada. It’s so much better than Toronto or Ottawa. The people are nicer, the air is cleaner and the food is AMAZING. I couldn’t even feel bad about gaining the […]

10 Fun Facts About Singapore

10 Fun Facts About Singapore

1. Singapore is 1 of 3 city-states in the world. The other 2 are Monaco and Vatican City. Singapore is unique in that it is actually composed of over 60 small islands, most of which are uninhabited. 2. 23% of the country is reclaimed land. […]