For as long as I can remember, I’ve been looking for an excuse to travel. I considered it selfish of me to want to travel purely for the sake of travelling and so I was often trying to come up with legitimate reasons to get away. I know there are others out there looking for reasons to embark on a trip so here are 10 excuses to help convince those of you that need convincing. Read more
Not long after camping across Canada, I already had my eyes set on the next road trip I wanted to tick off the list. Voted one of the best coastal drives by National Geographic, the Pacific Coast Highway was one road trip I couldn’t wait to experience. With the help of a dear friend living in California at the time I convinced myself that I was due for another trip, this time from Santa Barbara to San Francisco.
Not long ago, Wes and I were planning to travel from Toronto to Vancouver. I had just celebrated my 27th birthday at home and we had to be in BC for Wes’ cousin’s wedding the month after. Despite there being daily flights between our hometowns, we were looking for more of an adventure (surprise, surprise!) and decided we’d have a go at camping across Canada. Read more
After spending over a week in Cabo San Lucas, it was quite the relief to end up two hours away in a small city called La Paz. The words la paz in Spanish literally mean ‘the peace’ and that’s exactly what it felt like when we arrived. Read more
One of my favourite things about travel itself is having the chance to learn about and experience traditions in different cultures around the world. I’ve spent many Christmases in Mexico before (my mom is Mexican and we spent the holidays here almost every year in my childhood) but this is Wes’ first time celebrating Christmas outside of Canada. I love being able to introduce him to the traditional festivities and rituals that I grew up with. So, why not share them with you all, too?!
Our Mexican Adventure is off to a great start. One thing that I’m really looking forward to while we’re here is becoming fluent in Spanish, but being immersed might be the only way I can fully grasp the language. For Fel it was easy since she learned the language while she was still in diapers. For me it’s a bit different.