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Long time, no see…

Hello internet world!  I’m back! So it’s been a while since I wrote on here.  I did try to make my own site, but I don’t really have the time to commit full time, so it’s back to this little corner of the interweb. Doesn’t mean I haven’t been busy though.  It’s been a bit of […]

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Flashback Friday: Oahu, HI

So I've been to two islands in Hawai'i: Maui and Oahu. Of the two I'd say I prefer Maui, but it's been a while since I've been there (guess I have to go back soon!), so I will share my tips for Oahu instead. I've actually been to Oahu twice fairly recently (this decade), once … Continue reading Flashback Friday: Oahu, HI

Japan bound! Or so we hoped…

September 2017 As I mentioned previous (in this post) my grandmother and I had booked our flights over on EVA airways, Vancouver-Taipei-Fukuoka.  Our departure date quickly approached and we were soon ready to start our trip. I had convinced my grandmother that we would only be taking carry-on this trip.  She didn’t have a proper … Continue reading Japan bound! Or so we hoped…

How I planned our trip to Japan.

Most of the time I travel I like to just wing it.  I have some vague plans, maybe a place to stay even, but 95% of the time I’m booking things a week, if not a day or two, ahead of time.  It’s very difficult to do that if a) you’re travelling with someone else … Continue reading How I planned our trip to Japan.

Checking off South America: Bogotá, Colombia – Part 2

August 2017 Usaquén I managed to negotiate the Uber ride to the hotel.  Most of the uber drivers in Bogotá don't speak much English, so it was a broken mix of Spanglish, but it worked. I originally found this hotel by searching for eco friendly hotels in Bogotá. Although it was in a bit of … Continue reading Checking off South America: Bogotá, Colombia – Part 2

Checking off South America: Bogotá, Colombia – Part 1

August 2017 Downtown and La Candelaria  The most common response I got when I mentioned I was travelling to Colombia by myself was, "Is that safe?"  Let's just stop that right there.  Yes, it's safe.  While there are definitely more pickpocket incidents and a few muggings at night, if you're smart and travel safe, you won't … Continue reading Checking off South America: Bogotá, Colombia – Part 1

Heading South to… America? South America that is – Part 2

August 2017 Continuing on my journey to South America... I had just left the lounge I believe. The reason I was sitting in the international terminal was that the inbound flight was actually from Australia.  This meant the flight would have an international configuration! woohoo!  Business class with lie flat seats FTW!  I made my … Continue reading Heading South to… America? South America that is – Part 2