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The Unexpected Way I Saved $400 on a Flight

How I Saved Money on Plane Tickets

The decision was made. The plans for China were scrapped. Me and one of my closest friends were instead going to meet up in the Philippines for almost 2 weeks of sun, sand, and tarsiers. I just had to book my flight. In the process, I discovered an unexpected trick that saved me $400. How?

How to Spend 4 Days in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua |

What I loved about visiting Nicaragua is that there was a variety of towns and cities, each with their own personality. Granada is best for getting your feet wet. Leon is best for art and culture. While San Juan del Sur is best for hanging out and being chill af. Get started planning your own trip.

Leading the Pack: Melanie Caines

Melanie Caines - Nova Yoga

Leading the Pack features travelling women doing cool and interesting things. Today we caught up with Melanie Caines, owner/operator of Nova Yoga, in St. John’s, Newfoundland, to get the low down on her travel style.

Drinking Trappist Ale in Belgium…It’s For the Kids

Brussels, Belgium

“You don’t have to feel bad drinking this beer. It’s for the kids!” our tour guide told us as we sat in a pub in Brussels. And it’s true…sort of. I had my first introduction to the world of Belgian beer recently and it was eye opening. Get ready for high alcohol content, warmer temps, and blessed beers.

Wireless Earphones for Travel

Friday Find: Sudio Vasa Blå Earphones

For the last five years, my go-to headphones for travel have been a pair of bright pink foldable over-ear ones. I recently took the Sudio Vasa Blå wireless in-ear earpho...

Gordon's Wine Bar in London |

Listen to the Locals: Discovering Gordon’s Wine Bar

My friend and I were at the Globe Theatre in London, chatting about what our next plans would be for the day, when the British lady in front of us turned around and said ...

2016 Suitcase and Heels Travel Gift Guide

2016 Travel Gift Guide for the Stylish Traveller

By now you already know that travel pillows, eye masks, and portable phone chargers make great gifts for travellers. So this year I want to help you elevate your travelle...

Concertgebouw in Amsterdam |

The Only Tourists at the Concertgebouw

I knew I was about to perform a potentially dangerous Google search as I typed “things to do in Amsterdam at night” into my search bar. I know, right? I mean, it’s ...

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