Travel Step-by-Step at Home and Beyond

A Wayfarer's Teacup

A Wayfarer's Teacup

Travel step-by-step at home & beyond

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A Summer Must: A Night at the Drive-In!

A Summer Must: A Night at the Drive-In!

They are few and far between, but if you are in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley then a night at the Twilight Drive-In theatre is a summer must; perfect for families, friends, and date nights! And with the summer coming to a close, it is the […]

Explore Whistler’s Iconic Train Wreck Trail

Explore Whistler’s Iconic Train Wreck Trail

Any Vancouverite can tell you that some of the best hiking in the province is found in and around Whistler, just a couple hours outside Vancouver, BC. Some of the most Instagram-worthy shots are found amongst picturesque glacial lakes like Garibaldi or Joffre Lake. However, […]

Photo Diary: Exploring the Othello Tunnels near Hope, BC

Photo Diary: Exploring the Othello Tunnels near Hope, BC

Built in the early 1900s by the Canadian Pacific Railway, the Othello Tunnels were designed to link the Kootenay Region with the BC coast by rail. Carved through the solid granite walls of the Coquihalla Canyon, the railway crossed over the rushing Coquihalla River via a series of train tunnels and bridges. After the rail line was decommissioned, the trestles were removed and the route was restored as part of the Kettle Valley Railway Trail and is now officially part of the Trans-Canada trail system. (more…)

9 Budget-Friendly Toronto Activities

9 Budget-Friendly Toronto Activities

Toronto is an expansive metropolis with an endless array of things to do and see, but it can get expensive – especially if you are here for more than just a couple of days. I have been here for the past two months, and this […]

A Day in Toronto: Doors Open 2017

A Day in Toronto: Doors Open 2017

No matter the time of year, Toronto is a buzzing metropolis with an endless variety of things to do and see. That being said, summer is really the best time to visit the city – explore the festivals, wander the markets, immerse yourself in the […]

5 Places to Explore in London

5 Places to Explore in London

EXPLORING LONDON

You can go to many cities and feel like you have seen everything you need to see in a day or two. However, time and time again, I find myself strolling through London’s cobbled streets, experiencing the city’s particular style of organized chaos, and still come home feeling like there is still so much I haven’t seen.

Of course, the first time you find yourself arriving by train to Paddington station, or flying into Heathrow International, your first experiences are often the most predictable. Catching a view on the London Eye, queuing at Buckingham Palace with vain hopes of meeting the Queen, or waiting with your eyes to the sky for Big Ben to announce the time. In my experience, you don’t truly start to see or understand London until you have been there 4 or 5 times, and even then there are still things to discover.

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10 Best Things To Do In Edinburgh

10 Best Things To Do In Edinburgh

I have been living in the UK on and off now for close to three years, and I still feel like I haven’t seen nearly enough of this island! That is why, when a friend invited me on a trip up North, I said yes […]

Reasons to Stay at an Airbnb During the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Reasons to Stay at an Airbnb During the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

You know when you hear about something and think, “Hey, that’s a really smart idea, I should try that!” – and then just never do it? That’s me with Airbnb. The concept of Airbnb – individuals renting out their homes to travellers – has always […]

Top 10 Reasons to Visit the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Top 10 Reasons to Visit the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

If you haven’t visited the Edinburgh Fringe Festival before, now is the time to go. With this year’s Fringe Festival kicking off in August, you still have time to get tickets! Here are the 10 reasons why you need to start planning your trip today!

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Best Doughnut Shops in Vancouver, Canada

Best Doughnut Shops in Vancouver, Canada

You know you’ve been watching too much of the Food Network when you start planning your day around your food – even your adventures! Granted, food always holds a special part in my day anyways, but today just needed to be a food hunt. This […]