June 19, 2017
Szentendre: The Perfect Little Day Trip from Budapest premium
Szentendre is a cute little town that sits on the banks of the Danube Bend, and it’s also one of the easiest day trips you can plan from Budapest. Having already spent a few days sightseeing around the capital, we decided we wanted to plan a day escape somewhere quiet but not too far away […]
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June 14, 2017
Tips to help you breeze through airport security this summer premium
This post is brought to you by the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) to help you avoid delays going through airport security this summer. It’s summer, you’ve been planning your big vacation for a while, and all you can think about is getting to the lake/beach/mountain – it’s understandable! But with your mind’s eye fixed […]
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June 7, 2017
Touring the Cape Peninsula by Sidecar premium
On our first trip to Cape Town back in 2015, Sam and I explored the Cape Peninsula on a bike tour. While it was a nice outing thanks to our upbeat guide, the weather did not cooperate and the scenery was marred by fog, rain and grey skies; so when we were planning our most […]
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May 28, 2017
Cupcakes, Fudge & Chocolate: Dessert & Wine Pairings You Have to Try in Stellenbosch! premium
As a self-professed foodie with an affinity for desserts, there’s nothing I enjoy more in life than a little something sweet, so as you can probably imagine, I was more than a little giddy when I discovered that there are a few wineries in Stellenbosch that offer dessert and wine pairings. Yes, we’re talking cupcakes, […]
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May 22, 2017
5 Ideas for a Nevada Nature Escape premium
What are some things you associate with travel in Nevada? Is it kayaking through a canyon on crystal clear waters, frolicking across red boulders on a landscape that looks straight out of Mars, or walking through wetlands where birds outnumber visitors? If you had asked me a few years ago, I would’ve answered none of the […]
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May 15, 2017
Postcards from Valley of Fire premium
For anyone planning a trip to Las Vegas, I have a new bucket list item to add to your list: a day trip to Valley of Fire! Most visitors looking for a taste of Nevada’s outdoors choose Red Rock Canyon which is a short 30-minute drive from the Vegas Strip, but if you’re willing to […]
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May 7, 2017
Driving the Extraterrestrial Highway: A Nevada Road Trip in Search of Aliens! premium
If you don’t know what you’re looking for, State Route 375 may seem like an ordinary stretch of road, but for those who believe in alien life, this is a pilgrimage site better known as the Extraterrestrial Highway! Located in south-central Nevada, State Route 375 spans a total of 98 miles between the towns of […]
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April 23, 2017
Jodhpur: A Guide to Exploring India’s Blue City premium
When we were first planning our India travel itinerary, Jodhpur was one of the places that I insisted on adding to the list. There are only a handful of blue cities around the world and I wanted to see this one! We gave ourselves a total of 3 days in Jodhpur, which I felt was […]
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April 18, 2017
What to Bring on an Indian Train to Survive Those Long, Long Rides! premium
For anyone travelling in India, the train journeys are half the adventure. Not only is this one of the easiest and most efficient ways to see the country, but it also feels like a right of passage. If you can navigate a crowded platform with luggage in tow and elbow your way onto an Indian […]
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April 13, 2017
My India Travel Itinerary: 1 Month Across India by Train! premium
Today I’m sharing my India travel itinerary with you all. One month in India may sound like a long time, but when you’re planning to travel in such a big country, one month can feel like a huge time constraint. Where should you go and what should you do?! Sam and I ended up in India […]
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