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My Newfoundland Winter Bucket List

Snowmobiling in Newfoundland

It’s no secret that me and winter in Newfoundland don’t always get along. It can be wet, cold, sloppy, and grey. Days are short. Sidewalks disappear. But there are also a ton of awesome things to do in Newfoundland in winter. So in my effort to embrace more positivity in 2018 I’m putting together a winter bucket list of outdoor adventures which will hopefully shift my winter attitude from barely tolerable to downright enjoyable.

My Winter Staycation at the Alt Hotel in St. John’s

Alt Hotel St. John's

What’s the best way to get the feeling of travel without having to hop on a plane or train? Book yourself a staycation in your hometown. I recently spent a relaxing, but stormy, weekend in downtown St. John’s checking out the brand new Alt Hotel.

Do You Change How You Speak When You Travel?

Do you find yourself changing how you speak when you travel? Do you use simpler words? Avoid slang? Do you pick up local words and phrases and bring them home? Five travel bloggers share how travel changes their language.

What Extras to Pack for Your First Time Staying in a Hostel

What to pack for your first time staying in a hostel

Hostels are great ways to make any trip more affordable. I mean, you can’t beat a clean bed, ensuite, and breakfast for $30/night can you? But staying in a hostel means there are a few extra things I need to pack. Find out what they are.

Best and Worst of 2017

My Best (and Worst) Travel Moments of 2017

Globally, 2017 has been a bit of a dumpster fire but personally it’s been a pretty good year. Especially when it comes to travel. I got to visit four new countries, met...

I Was So Hungry, I Ate a Horse

You know that saying, “I was so hungry, I could eat a horse.” Well, I was. And I did. During my time in Slovenia actually. And no, it wasn’t that weird. Yes, I woul...

Island Hopping in Malta

Accidental 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.”...

How to pack the perfect carry on bag

Packing the Perfect Long-Haul 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 essentia...

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    • Im a sucker for a flower selfie It was hard
    • This set of binoculars in Fira kind of confused me