Travel Tips & Guides

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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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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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

Travel Stories

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

Pueblos Mágicos
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Pueblos Mágicos – History, Culture & Natural Beauty

If you haven't visited Mexico outside of the tourist traps, you're missing out. I recently wrote a piece about a small portion of my trip. I felt like we did so much, but I barely scratched the surface on my two-week visit last summer. There is a certain magic to Mexico, you feel it when you're… Continue reading Pueblos Mágicos – History, Culture & Natural Beauty

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Viva Mexico!

An opportunity to change my life. Last summer, July 2016, I had the opportunity to travel to Mexico. I had never been there before and the chance was presented by my very new boyfriend. At first, I had declined the offer. I mean, we had JUST started dating, and while the plans to travel around… Continue reading Viva Mexico!