The Blue Lagoon: 101

The Blue Lagoon in Iceland is one of the 25 wonders of the world and one of Iceland’s most visited sites. I have to admit, when I decided to go, I was skeptical that I was walking into an overhyped tourist trap. But when I actually got there, I realized why this place has become […]

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5 Things Every Traveller Should Know

Are you a traveller? Whether you’re relatively new to travelling or are a seasoned veteran of world exploration, there are a few key things that every traveller should know: 1.) How to Pack Light and Need Less There is a reason this is number one. I find that the more I travel the less I […]

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Can travellers care about the environment?

The issue of the environmental impacts of travel is complex and can be hotly debated. The question I want to explore today is – can you care about the planet and still travel the world? This came up because I posted something on twitter about my blog and how the goal is to “see the […]

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Preparing for Adventure: Iceland & Greenland

landscape of iceland with northern lights

I. Am. Excited. In just over three weeks I am heading out on an adventure through Iceland and Greenland! As I prepare, I realized that there really is a lot to do in terms of prepping, planning, booking and packing. There are some unique elements to travelling to these places – especially true for Greenland! […]

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Travelling Solo? Here is what to expect

Whether you’re just thinking about what it might be like to travel solo or you have a trip booked and are counting down the days – it can be an intimidating experience. Many people shy away from solo travel because you lose that safety net of another person being by your side and looking out […]

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How to Successfully Barter Abroad

Picture this – you’re in a colourful, bustling marketplace full of exotic sights and smells. You are a traveller who is wandering through the market stalls trying to take it all in – suddenly, you spot the most amazing handmade item you have ever seen. You instantly know that it would be the perfect thing […]

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