Going to Ethiopia, I honestly didn’t know what to expect. When you think about Africa, you conjure up images of giraffes munching on leaves up above, lions grumpily growling, or the majestic migration of wildebeest. What is easy to forget is the human side of the continent and how incredible the people are once you […]
Whether it's chasing wanderlust, crossing off items on the bucket list, pursuit of happiness, changing of lifestyles, or wanting an awesome vacation, there's a ton of good reasons to travel.
There are many ways that we get travel on our mind and it always starts with a spark of travel inspiration. These are our stories of why travel matters and why you should keep going to awesome places!
Sure Egypt wasn’t on the original itinerary but am I sure glad we made it there. With an unplanned trip like this, everything was off the cuff and completely spontaneous. In a lot of ways that made things a heck of a lot more interesting and with the way things turned out, I can’t complain […]
Ethiopia without a doubt was one of the most unique, raw, and visceral experiences I’ve ever had travelling. It’s the kind of trip that honestly changes you. It’s hard to put into words all the emotions that I felt throughout the 8 days and as much as I wanted to put everything in writing, I knew […]
It doesn’t take a lot of convincing when it comes to California. Palm trees, sunshine, the Pacific, and laid back culture means that every time I go, I pretty much have to be dragged home. It’s my favourite left coast. Of everything in the state, there are a few spots outside of the big cities […]
Iceland has been on my radar for the longest time. A lot of it harkens back to my time living in Sweden and being able to see the northern lights from above the Arctic Circle. Ever since then, I’ve been itching to get another chance to watch the majestic aurora borealis dance in the sky. […]
Thinking about planning a trip to South America but not sure where to go? I’m sure Peru has popped up in your research and you might’ve heard of a place called Machu Picchu. The question you’re wondering is, “why visit Peru?” Well, as someone that’s been and has a lot of thoughts on the experience, […]
As the globe’s second largest continent, Africa holds untold secrets, wonders, and treasures that are as old as time itself. There’s something truly evocative and magical about unravelling the stories behind things like the pyramids, majestic waterfalls, imposing mountains, dry deserts and animals in the wild. With its 54 countries surrounded by oceans and seas, […]
I’ll tell you the truth, when I planned that 4 month trip to Asia, I had low expectations going into the Bali leg of the trip. It’s the kind of place that looks beautiful in the photos but as a haven for foreign tourists, you wonder if it’s also lost it’s charm being over developed […]
If asked me where my favourite city in Europe is, I’d say Barcelona in a heartbeat. It’s a city that is so easy to fall in love with. The city’s incredibly diverse and unique and to get you excited, these are 3 reasons to go to Barcelona. From food to culture to history and entertainment, there’s never […]
Without a doubt, Kyoto is the cultural center of Japan. That’s not to say you can’t get culture and history elsewhere in Japan, but within the ring of the small city center, there’s hidden beauty abound with its temples, parks, and walkways straight out of Memoirs of a Geisha. With 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites […]