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Tours or Solo Travel? How to Decide Which is For You

As you're planning your upcoming trip, you might be wondering if a tour is worth it, or if you should go it alone. There are pros and cons to both, and the point of this blog is to help you figure out what is best for you. Independent travel can be incredibly liberating. You're free… Continue reading Tours or Solo Travel? How to Decide Which is For You

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4 Days in Mexico City | A City Built in Layers

You may have heard mixed thoughts about Mexico City; I know I did! It seems the city either rubs you the right way or the wrong, and there really isn't a grey area. In my experience, I loved it. Mexico City is a city of contrast. It's old and new, not even old but ancient! It's… Continue reading 4 Days in Mexico City | A City Built in Layers

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The Butterfly Effect | Monarch Butterflies of Mexico

As I settle into our new home, I am finally looking forward to having some extra time to remember our adventures in Mexico. Our second weekend in Mexico was a bucket list item for me. I had the incredible opportunity to visit El Rosario Sanctuary and witness thousands of monarch butterflies that travel thousands of… Continue reading The Butterfly Effect | Monarch Butterflies of Mexico

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Paradise Found

I've written blogs before about disconnecting and detoxing from technology, I just didn't know I was in for that kind of vacation. Here's the scene, we'd finally reached our vacation days and were set to spend a few days in Yelapa, a remote beach town inaccessible by cars. We had booked our accommodations in an… Continue reading Paradise Found

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Staying Connected in Mexico

As most of you know, I'm on a two-month adventure in Mexico. So how do you prepare for a longer duration travel? How can you stay connected with your friends and family at home? Here are a few tips: Put your phone on Vacation Suspension: Before I set off on my 2 months out of… Continue reading Staying Connected in Mexico

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3…2…1…Takeoff! The First of 9 Weeks in Mexico

We were up pretty early on our departure day...well I was. Beto could pretty much sleep through anything, but when I am anticipating anything, I'm like a kid at Christmas. My mom and brother took us to the airport, where of course, we were right on time. It's as if the Mexican and Canadian times… Continue reading 3…2…1…Takeoff! The First of 9 Weeks in Mexico

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Touring New Zealand with Strangers | Part 2

New Zealand has a really special place in my heart. While I did spend the trip in a bit of a fog of plugged ears and congestion, I wouldn't have changed a thing. This trip came at the perfect time in my life and offered plenty of opportunity for reflection, especially as I was touring more… Continue reading Touring New Zealand with Strangers | Part 2

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Touring New Zealand with Strangers | Part 1

Travelling as a travel agent is a very different experience to that of travelling as a regular human. I can honestly say that each "fam" trip I took as a travel agent had it's pros and cons. Having said that, the opportunity to travel to far away countries on the cheap was incredible. In May… Continue reading Touring New Zealand with Strangers | Part 1