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I love to share travel tips that I either come up with, read, or hear about. Everything from general packing advice, to budgets, to things to consider when you’re visiting specific areas. The travel tips section is constantly growing.


Tips for a value-packed travel adventure

Backpacking is a value packed activity. Travelling light and free is only very rarely the pursuit of middle aged millionaires. More often it’s the province of free-wheeling folk who are not quite ready to settle down to the serious business of full time family life and a suited and booted business career. Metaphorically as well […]


5 Home Remedies for Travelling when Sick

This post was sponsored by the makers of REACTINE®. Thoughts and opinions are my own. When you’re on the road, you rarely have the medicine cabinet you typically take for granted at home. Traveling with allergies, a cold, or any ailment for that matter, can be exasperated by the stress and unease of being in […]

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4 Valuable Tips for Moving Across Canada

If you’re anything like me, the idea of living somewhere new is an intriguing proposition. New neighbourhoods, new cafes, new pubs, new parks, and new people! I’ve had the fortune of successfully moving across Canada twice, and I have to warn you that while it’s not the easiest thing to do, making that move can […]

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Make Your Own DIY Backpacker First Aid Kit

This post was sponsored by the makers of REACTINE®. All thoughts & opinions are my own. When you’re on the road long enough, cuts, scrapes, bruises, illnesses, and general cases of “not feeling so hot” are all too common. After living and dealing with these uncomfortable experiences on a case by case basis, I got sick of […]

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Best Backpacks for long term travel

Picking the perfect backpack is not an easy task. First off, we have to acknowledge that there is no “one backpack to rule them all”. On the contrary, the market is vast and has a highly diversified supply of zillions of products to pick from. In my experience, choosing the right backpacking backpack really depends […]

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