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8 Things to Do in Calgary, Alberta

8 Things to Do in Calgary, Alberta

Known for its cowboys and stampedes, its cows and neverending winters, Calgary is one of the largest cities in Western Canada. The incredible Banff and Jasper National Parks are just a few hours drive away, home to some of the most incredible mountains, lakes and […]

How to Spend a Week in San Francisco

How to Spend a Week in San Francisco

San Francisco is a bustling and exciting forward-thinking city on the Californian coast, about half-way up the state. San Francisco sits at the tip of the world-famous Silicon Valley, a hub of social media and technological prowess. It’s one of my favourite cities to explore, […]

Mount Thom Hike

Mount Thom Hike

A relatively easy hike with wonderful Fraser Valley views almost all the way up is to be found on the Mount Thom trail in Chilliwack. Perfect for a cold weather, rainy hike, this hike provides panoramic views at the top of the scramble. MOUNT THOM […]

Exploring Sri Lanka’s Capital: 10 Things to Do in Colombo

Exploring Sri Lanka’s Capital: 10 Things to Do in Colombo

Colombo is Sri Lanka’s bustling capital city. Although commonly overlooked by travelers in search of more romantic beach or mountain destinations, Colombo has much to offer the curious traveler. I suggest starting your trip off here to adjust to the country, understand the customs, and […]

The Most Beautiful Train Ride in the World: Ella to Kandy

The Most Beautiful Train Ride in the World: Ella to Kandy

The train ride from Ella to Kandy is widely referred to as the most beautiful train ride in the world. This is all thanks to the gorgeous scenery you chug past, from lush tea plantations to winding hills and sprawling fields. If you find yourself […]

3 Hikes You Must Do in Ella, Sri Lanka

3 Hikes You Must Do in Ella, Sri Lanka

Some of Sri Lanka’s best hiking is to be found in Ella, which is probably, aside from traveling, my all-time favourite activity. Ironically, Ella was our least favourite place in Sri Lanka. Described by the Lonely Planet as a secret mountainside haven, we very quickly […]

Exploring the Beach Town of Mirissa

Exploring the Beach Town of Mirissa

Mirissa, a sprawling beach town attracting a hip surfer vibe, is so different from the bustling, near-chaotic capital city of Colombo. We spent one day and one night exploring the local spots of this quickly developing coastal town. Many travelers prefer Mirissa to nearby Unawatuna, […]

A Walking Tour of Galle Fort

A Walking Tour of Galle Fort

On Sri Lanka’s south coast are a number of oceanfront cities, each projecting a different vibe. Our first stop on our coastal explorations was the gorgeous Galle, home to some of the most intriguing little streets and alleys. Galle entices visitors with boutique shopping, history, delightful […]

How to Travel with 2 Passports

How to Travel with 2 Passports

As a dual national of both the UK and Canada, having two passports has come in handy more than once on my international travels. I was born in the UK and after spending some years living in the USA, I moved to Canada with my family […]

A Guide to Waterton Lakes National Park

A Guide to Waterton Lakes National Park

Waterton Lakes is a beautiful national park nestled in the lower corner of Alberta on the border with Montana, where it shares the designation of International Peace Park with Glacier National Park. Home to fantastic camping, kayaking, hiking and exploring, this place is an oasis of […]