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An unusual love for Finnish Salmiakki

Experience Toronto this Summer

Toronto, CN Tower shadow - Flickr CC David Warrington

Toronto is quickly becoming a popular summer destination with many North American travellers, and it’s easy to see why! During the summer months, the city comes alive with a wide range of music festivals, outdoor activities, and culinary events taking place across the city. Here are just a few ideas of how you can expect [...]

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VIDEO: Chulia Heritage Hotel in Penang

Staying at the Chulia Heritage Hotel in George Town - Penang, Malaysia

Seeking comfort without paying a fortune, we decided to check in and stay at the Chulia Hertiage Hotel located in the heart of historic George Town on Penang Island, Malaysia. It’s incredible how much our preferences and expectations have changed in such a short period of time. Only several months ago, we were staying in [...]

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VIDEO: Chinese Food at Tek Sen Restaurant in Penang

Chinese Food at Tek Sen Restaurant in Georgetown - Penang, Malaysia

To satisfy our most recent cravings, we headed over to a popular local Malaysian Chinese restaurant (Tek Sen) to sample crispy chicken saturated in plum sauce, mapo tofu, Chinese fried rice and lime juice for lunch in George Town, Penang, Malaysia. Tek Sen, is a restaurant I’ve been wanting to try for several years. When [...]

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VIDEO: Border Crossing from Thailand to Malaysia

Border Crossing from Thailand to Malaysia

With our Thai visas set to expire we boarded a flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok (with a connecting route to Hat Yai) with Nok Air and then took a bus the rest of the way to George Town, Penang crossing from Thailand into Malaysia to obtain a new Thai visa. Our journey started out [...]

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Crossing International Borders Travel Pet Peeve

Border crossing from Chile to Bolivia

With a toothy grin that extended longer than the Great Wall of China, I couldn’t help but notice the crimson stains of betel nut juice all over his mouth. This jolly rotund Myanmar Immigration Officer was laughing joyfully, telling jokes and smiling at foreigners who walked past him after officially being stamped into the country. [...]

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Laying My Anxiety To Rest

Scuba diving travel photo of Charlie from Wanderlusters

Scuba diving had never been something that I found alluring. The thought of submerging myself under 18 meters of water actually made me a little uneasy. I’ve suffered from various forms of anxiety throughout my life and diving was just another activity on a list of many that I considered ‘panic inducing’. Yet there I [...]

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VIDEO: Chiang Mai Saturday Night Market

Chiang Mai Saturday Night Market

Our most recent travel video from Thailand finds us wandering down the ever hectic and bustling Chiang Mai Saturday Night Market Walking Street on Wua Lai Road in search of delicious Thai street food to eat. As with most of our outings, a plan with originally wholesome intentions goes awry awfully fast. Our initial intentions [...]

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VIDEO: Tour of our neighborhood in Chiang Mai

Tour of our neighborhood in Chiang Mai, Thailand

This is a travel video from our neighborhood in Chiang Mai, Thailand where we give you a walking tour of our surroundings including nearby Thai Buddhist temples, Thai homes (both traditional and modern) and some friendly dogs we happened to encounter along the way. Since we’ve arrived in Chiang Mai and settled into our cozy [...]

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VIDEO: Chiang Mai Sunset Time-Lapse

Chiang Mai Sunset Time-Lapse

In our most recent travel video from Thailand we’re treated to gorgeous scenic sunset views from the balcony of our apartment in Chiang Mai which we’ve attempted to capture with this time-lapse sequence. Since we moved into our residential apartment in Chiang Mai nearly a month ago, we’ve been wonderfully delighted that we have such [...]

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VIDEO: Thai Visa Border Run To Myanmar

Thai Visa Border Run To Myanmar

Our latest travel video adventures had us waking up early in Chiang Mai to board a crammed van en route to Mae Si, Thailand for a Thai Visa run border crossing Tachilek, Myanmar (Burma). Packed tightly like sardines in this tiny little van – with faulty air conditioning – we set off on a full [...]

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