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My New Way of Travel

Slowing right down. Taking it all in instead of rushing around. Staying longer and relaxing. Remember when you could travel and you weren't connected 24/7? When you had to fumble through awkward language barriers because Google translate didn't exist yet. When you needed a real map instead of your phone. When your phone wouldn't work,…

Overtourism is Ruining the Charm of Travel

I have something to confess: I'm thinking of Iā€™m breaking up with Paris. No longer does she woo me with her charm. No longer is the city invigorating and inviting to me. No longer does my heart sing and all my worries disappear. Instead, Iā€™m left with dread, annoyance and confusion as to what my city used…

Packing list for Canada by a Canadian

Here in Canada, we're known for our cold and hardy winters, but that doesn't mean everywhere is the same. I mean, we're a huge country spanning two oceans, the weather isn't going to be the same all over. It also doesn't mean you need mittens in July. Maybe September or October if the weather is…