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Accidental Island Hopping in Malta

Island Hopping in Malta

“I’m trying to get to Comino.” “You can get there from Gozo.” “I don’t have a ticket. I need a ticket.” “It’s ok. Just go, the gate is closing. Go.” I was still half asleep from the hour long morning bus ride so I just followed the crowd. I followed the crowd off the bus. I followed the crowd into the terminal. I followed the crowd onto the ferry. I followed the crowd to Gozo. And that’s how I found myself accidentally island hopping in Malta.

Packing the Perfect Long-Haul Carry On Bag

How to pack the perfect carry on bag

Whether you go carry-on only or you check a bag, if you’re taking a long haul flight you’re also going to want a smaller cabin bag to tote all your in-flight essentials. Getting this right can mean the difference between a comfortable flight and being miserable.

Christmas in Newfoundland

Christmas is a wonderful time right across Canada, but Christmas in Newfoundland is something extra special. Here in Newfoundland and Labrador we’ve got a few things that make it a pretty unique celebration. Isolation often breeds a quirkiness you don’t see in connected communities, and let’s face it, for a long time Newfoundland was pretty isolated, from the mainland and even from each other. So please indulge our quirkiness.

How Ljubljana Became the Dragon City

Dragons in Ljubljana

Before Khaleesi laid waste to Lannister soldiers on Game of Thrones, Ljubljana had its own dragons. Between Dragon Bridge in the city centre and the city flag, to the manhole covers and the stuffed dragons for sale in gift shops, you can’t miss them. But what’s the connection? Why is Ljubljana the city of dragons?

Postcards from Venice

When I saw that Venice was a mere 3 hour drive from Ljubljana and that there was a tour available with Roundabout Travel, I knew I had to book it. I mean, when Venice com...

2017 Travel Gift Guide

2017 Travel Gift Guide for the Well-Travelled Woman

It can be tricky to find the perfect gift for a well-traveled woman. I’ve combed through tons of products and rounded up some of my own favourite items from the past ye...

What You Won't See in Paris

What You Won’t See in Paris

When people come back from a trip, they like to talk about what they ate, what they did, and what they saw. I’m not going to do that right now. Instead I’m going to t...

Adjusting Your Travel Expectations

I'm sitting on a bean bag chair in one of the hostel's common areas trying desperately not to scratch any of the 20+ itchy bug bites I've picked up in two days and listen...

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