My trip to Iceland was my first overseas trip since my 6 month backpacking trip in 2016/2017. This would be my first time traveling solo; I’d be in a foreign country and did not know what to expect. Being me, I did some research, lots of it, so I felt ready to tackle this adventure. For those of you who don’t want spend hours doing the research or don’t know where to start, here is my Beginner’s Guide to Iceland. This guide will cover the basics of visiting Iceland such as language, currency, budget tips, what to see, etc. After reading this post you should feel confident setting out to the land of fire and ice!Read More
Hiking the Inca Trail was one of the greatest experiences of my life. As I hiked the trail I was amazed by what I saw; beautiful snow-capped mountains, lush jungles, massive waterfalls and ancient ruins. Never in my life did I think I would ever step foot in this part of the world, yet here I was.
Not being much of an avid hiker, I did some research to prepare us for this hike. Even with all the blog posts I read and the information on the tour company’s website, I’m glad I was able to speak to some locals and the staff at the hostel before the hike. The information I learned from them and the research I had done made the hike that much more enjoyable and comfortable. In this post I will share my best tips of things you should know before hiking the Inca Trail; things that will make your hike more enjoyable and comfortable.Read More
Planning a vacation can be daunting. I remember planning my six month trip overseas and how overwhelmed I felt. There is so much information on the internet and so many guide books, I just didn’t know where to start. Where do I go? How do I get there? How much will it cost? During the past few years of traveling extensively, I’ve created a checklist that has made planning trips easier for myself. In this post I will share a step-by-step process that will help you easily plan your next vacation.
“Traveling is expensive”. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard these words and each time it kills me. After traveling overseas for six months and going on many trips after I came back, I can tell you traveling doesn’t have to break the bank. Whether you are traveling for a year, a month or a weekend, here is a list of simple ways to save money on travel.Read More
As I walked through the gates of my job for the final time, I looked up towards the sky and let the warmth of the sun hit my face. A flood of emotions washed over me as I recalled the events that had led me to this moment. The sadness I felt as I was surrounded by loved ones as we said our last goodbyes to my aunt who had lost her battle to cancer. The smell of smoke as I walked through what remained of a home that had been in my wife’s family for generations, now sifting through the ash for any memories that could be preserved. The heart break I felt as I looked into my dog’s, Bella, sad eyes, her eyelids becoming heavy and then finally closing for the last time.Read More
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