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A Perfect Moment in Herculaneum

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A Perfect Moment in Herculaneum

Have you ever had a moment where it feels like times stands still or shifts ever so slightly and you’re suddenly fully aware of everything around you? That’s what happened to me moments before I captured this photograph.

Been Travelling Too Long When…

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Been Travelling Too Long When…

I’m sure at some point almost every long term traveller has hit a point when they wonder if they’ve been travelling too long. I’m not sure there is such a thing as too long, but at the very least, you know you’ve been travelling a very long time when this list starts accurately describing your life.

Strange Signs – WTF!!! Baguettes

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Strange Signs – WTF!!! Baguettes

I’ve been going through some of my photos today and found a few gems that I just had to share including this funny one of a sign on a restaurant in Cancun, Mexico.

A Perfect Moment

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A Perfect Moment

Wandering the streets of Campeche, Mexico I almost yelled out in happiness when I saw this: Don’t get why I was so thrilled? Look at the pattern of the chipped and peeling paint on the wall of the powder blue building and follow it up all the way into the sky, the clouds seemed to […]

Head or Heart – How do you know which to listen to?

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Head or Heart – How do you know which to listen to?

I know I’ve been fairly quiet on this little blog for a bit, I hit a case of writers block caused by having one event play over in my head so often that writing about (and experiencing) other things has been near to impossible. While I’m nervous to publish this post, I need to get it out and I’m very much looking for advise and opinions.

Travel Quotes

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Travel Quotes

Sometimes we may need a bit of a reminder why we’re travelling all over the globe and what we’re hoping to find. At times I’ll turn to travel quotes to get me back on track.

Here’s a few of my favourites, some are inspiring, some sadly true and others are just plain silly and may put a smile on your face.

The True Threat to Travellers – The Shower

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The True Threat to Travellers – The Shower

The shower stall… I’ve seen this innocent looking contraption come up with many devious ways of tormenting the tired, road weary traveller. Here’s a few ways I’ve personally been mocked by showers on the road.

‘Adventures in Spenchlish’ or ‘Learning a Language for Travel’

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‘Adventures in Spenchlish’ or ‘Learning a Language for Travel’

If you’re planning on a round the world adventure or are currently out travelling, how much of a language do you feel you should know for each country?

A Vegan in Mexico

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A Vegan in Mexico

When I started backpacking in Mexico I was worried that being vegan I’d starve before I learned what I could and couldn’t eat. The first few days were tricky & I lived on fruit since I could buy (and recognize) it without knowing Spanish. I quickly realized that the first words I needed to learn were food related because of my limited diet.

Finding My Nomad Feet

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Finding My Nomad Feet

I arrived safe and very happy in Guadalajara, Jalisco, México this week! The first few days in Guadalajara I spent recuperating from the final push of getting rid of the stuff from my old life in Toronto. I basically hung around the hostel (which I lucked out on and found an amazing place!) and spent […]