Highlights from a visit to Poznan!

Poznan was the third stop of our month-long trip through Poland and like Krakow and Wroclaw before it, the city proved to be yet another wonderful surprise – though, at this point, I’m not sure why we were even surprised! I seriously think Poland may be one of the most underrated countries for travel in […]

Your Wroclaw Travel Guide for the Perfect Weekend Escape

First things first, let’s start with the name: Wroclaw. This city’s name has baffled many a tourist and surely also left many a local shaking their head in disapproval. Wroclaw is not pronounced raw-claw, but rather vrots-whaf. Confusing, I know. Tricky name aside, Wroclaw turned out to be a yet another beautiful city to explore, […]

Things to See, Eat, and Do in Krakow!

Krakow was the first stop of our month-long trip through Poland and what a great city to kick things off! Our visit to Krakow was filled with delicious platefuls of pierogi, trendy neighbourhoods covered in street art, relaxed afternoons on the banks of the Vistula River, stunning architecture around every corner, and lots and lots of […]

Things to do in Karakol That Don’t Just Involve Hiking!

If you’re planning on travelling to Kyrgyzstan primarily to go trekking, chances are you’re going to pass through Karakol. This city, which has more of a town feel, sits on the eastern shores of Issyk Kul and draws hikers from far and wide, but many travellers use Karakol as a quick pit stop and never really […]

Things to do in Stellenbosch Beyond the Wine!

What comes to mind when you hear the name Stellenbosch? Wine is probably right at the top of the list and for good reason; this is one of South Africa‘s most famed wine producing regions and there are enough vineyards and wineries to make Bacchus proud! But what else is there to do in Stellenbosch […]

10 Things That Will Make You Love Cape Town

Today’s article is a guest post from Marie, a talented watercolour artist from France who lives in Hong Kong and blogs over at Miles of Happiness. She recently offered to share some of her favourite things about Cape Town through her illustrations, so let’s kick things off! From the moment we started planning our trip […]

Szentendre: The Perfect Little Day Trip from Budapest

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 […]

Tips to help you breeze through airport security this summer

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 […]

Touring the Cape Peninsula by Sidecar

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 […]

5 Ideas for a Nevada Nature Escape

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 […]

Postcards from Valley of Fire

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 […]