Adiós 2017 – Hello 2018

Looking back at 2017, I can’t entirely share the sentiment of others that it’s been a terrible year. Absolutely, it’s been a year of difficult losses and tremendous downs in the world, I will not discount that. However, it has also been a time of growth, of change (Legalization of Gay Marriage in Australia), of…

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…

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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…

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…

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…

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…

Pueblos Mágicos

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…