Nothing is worse than taking a bad photo on a trip that may happen only once in a lifetime. When I thought about it more, I realized that every moment in life is "once in a lifetime" and that exploring where I am right now is just as important.
When Jordan told me that we were going to Ontario for a wedding in May, I really didn’t know what I had signed up for. Here are my highlights, tips and realizations after exploring Toronto and Niagara for 5 short days.
Amsterdam is one of the first places that I said the words “I could live here” within less than 12 hours. I could have spent weeks in Amsterdam, but here's what I was able to tackle in just a few days.
If I didn’t travel to Prague, I wouldn’t have had the chance to see a city that looked exactly like what I always imagined a European city would look like.Here are some ins and outs of making the most of your experience in this charming little city.
Journalliing has always been my favourite way to document my travels. I don't like the idea of calling these posts "guides" because I know I didn't see enough to know with certainty that these are the best things to see and do and I definitely made some mistakes along the way. I have no idea why I decided to start with Barcelona but let's just go with it... Enjoy!
Now I save photos of places I want to visit on Pinterest. It sounds ridiculous, but I’ve planned so many great trips from my “Places I want to go” board. The feeling you get when you come face-to-face with the real-life “picture” after staring at it for years is priceless. That exact feeling inspired my love for travel.
Packing has never been my strong suit. I remember walking through Paris on my first backpacking trip, feeling bad about myself because I stood out in my super Canadian attire. When I went to Europe this past summer, I finally felt like I found a balance between comfort and style. Here are a few travel essentials that helped me get there.
If you aren’t brave enough to rent a car and drive on the left side of the road, you have to check out Irish Day Tours based in Dublin. They offer several great options for day tours to see some of Ireland’s most beautiful sights. After the first trip, I didn’t want to try any other tour company because everything went so smoothly.
When I first caught the travel bug I had an open mind and was ready to explore anywhere, and everywhere. That being said, I had a few places on my bucket list and Santorini was one of them. Here's why it should be on yours too!
My motto for making big life choices (and for life in general) is be extraordinary. That's how I knew that I absolutely had to live abroad at least once in my life, even if it was just for a short amount of time. It was terrifying, and that's exactly why I had to do it.