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Listen to the Locals: Discovering Gordon’s Wine Bar

Gordon's Wine Bar in London |

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 “I don’t mean to eavesdrop but if you’re looking for somewhere cool to go, you should check out Gordon’s Wine Bar. It’s one of my favourite places.” I don’t know about you, but when a local recommends something to you and tells you that it’s one of their favourites, you listen.

2016 Travel Gift Guide for the Stylish Traveller

2016 Suitcase and Heels Travel Gift Guide

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 traveller’s style with gifts that are practical, useful, and beautiful.

The Only Tourists at the Concertgebouw

Concertgebouw in Amsterdam |

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 Amsterdam. I kinda knew what the obvious search result would be, but we’d already done a quick wander around the red light district and had enough of that awkwardness. So we needed an alternative.

What to Pack for Dubrovnik

Packing Guide - Dubrovnik

I visited Dubrovnik in September 2012 and, though it’s the only time I’ve been so far, I think it’s the perfect time to visit King’s Landing. The weather is still warm enough for shorts and swimming in the sea but the crowds are thinner. When thinking about what to pack I kept coming back to items with a nautical or Mediterranean vibe. What would you pack?

The Luxus Hotel - St. John's, NL |

The Luxus – St. John’s, NL

When you think luxurious, indulgent night on the town in St. John’s, two things should come to mind: dinner at Raymonds Restaurant and a stay at the Luxus. The prices a...

How to Spend 4 Days in Granada, Nicaragua

How to Spend 4 Days in Granada, Nicaragua

Granada is a great place to start your vacation in Nicaragua. It’s very tourist friendly with a great selection of restaurants and activities. The small city is only an...

Packing Guide Nicaragua

What to Pack for Nicaragua

After overpacking somewhat for my two weeks of travel in Nicaragua this spring, I decided to take another look and see if I could improve on my packing list. Following a ...

Hosting on AirBnB

Longtime Guest, First Time Host

Going from AirBnB guest to AirBnB host was a big step. Would it be weird having strangers in my home? What would they think of the place? This May, I decided to take the ...

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