Thoughts on going back to school after traveling

Thoughts on going back to school after traveling

Scenic views of Queen

As I peer out the balcony of my high-rise apartment located on the 11th floor, the football field below me is covered in a light dusting of snow.  Further off in the distance trees and homes merely two weeks ago sporting vibrant fall colors are now barren.  It is wintertime in Canada; I have replaced […]

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Airport Tips: Making Screening a Breeze this Winter

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Today’s post comes from the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority. With the holiday season quickly approaching, they asked to share a few winter travel tips to help get you through airport security with ease! The weather outside may be frightful, but travelling this winter can be delightful! Whether you’re packing for a winter wonderland with the […]

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Loony Dook #Blogmanay

I thought this chap had the best costume by far decked out in the Wolf wearing Grandma

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Loony Dook Travel Video     Loony Dook Photo Essay   Isn’t it a shame that under normal circumstances our Halloween costumes accumulate nothing but dust most of the year?  Well, for those living in and around South Queensferry – Edinburgh, it need not be the case.  Every year after Hogmanay (New Year’s […]

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Weekend at Daecheon Beach, South Korea

Daecheon Beach in Korea

If you find yourself working as a teacher in the interior of South Korea and have yet to experience a summer here: get ready. A wall of heat and humidity unlike anything that you’ve ever experienced in your life is coming. While you’ll likely have an A/C unit in your apartment (you DO have one […]

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Croatia Food Guide

NS Kulen food in Croatia

Eat your way across Croatia with these 6 traditional dishes   You may know Croatia for its mezmorising turquoise waters or the medieval walled city of Dubrovnik where The Game of Thrones was filmed. What you may not know is just how tantalizing Croatian food is for your tastebuds. From simple grilled seafood, to tempting […]

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Win 1 of 3 Trips to South America!

Win 1 of 3 trips to South America!

If you’re one of my U.S. readers then you’re in for a treat because I have a fantastic travel contest to share with you. The Clymb is sponsoring an amazing giveaway and they have 3 trips to South America up for grabs! The Escape To South America sweepstakes will be giving away 1 trip to […]

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12 Things to do in Helsinki #OutdoorsFinland

12 Things to do in Helsinki, Finland travel guide

12 Things to do in Helsinki Travel Video     12 Things to do in Helsinki Travel Guide   What a difference a year can make. When we first visited Helsinki one summer ago, we only had a few days to explore the capital city of Finland. Unfortunately, the weather was overcast and drab and […]

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An unusual love for Finnish Salmiakki

Taste testing Salmiakki products in our hotel room in Helsinki, Finland

I have an embarrassing confession to make. As my silky smooth flight – with Finn Air via Toronto – was approximately two hours away from landing in Helsinki, I was overcome by an insatiable craving. My upcoming itinerary in Finland would catapult me into a nonstop cycle of adventure activities including kayaking, boating, horseback riding, […]

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