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Travel with less: What I packed for a winter week in Ireland

By Bronwyn | December 23, 2017

I absolutely hate traveling with tons of stuff! Here I go over what I packed in my small backpack for my trip to Ireland in winter, and offer some tips on how you can travel with less.

I spent the night in JAIL!

By Bronwyn | November 24, 2017

Looking for an outside of the box way to spend a night (or several) in Ottawa? A night in jail might be just what your looking for.

What I Packed for a Week in the Arctic!

By Bronwyn | November 7, 2017

What do I bring on a November trip to one of Canada’s most northern territories? Read this post to find out.

How to stop sabotaging your travel experiences

By Bronwyn | August 12, 2017

  Have you ever been really, really excited for an upcoming trip or event that you’ve spent weeks planning, only to have it fall short the day-of?   I know I have. And it’s awful being disappointed or let down.   These days I try really hard to avoid setting expectations, especially when travelling to…

Changing Places

By Bronwyn | August 4, 2017

A descriptive short story about a unique experience I had visiting Lod Cave in Northern Thailand.

people with luggage boarding a flight

The Cursed Roof, or How to get though International Departures in less than half an hour

By Bronwyn | May 9, 2016

A (true) story about how an unfortunate accident leads to an unforgettable honeymoon, and a few insights along the way.

colourful detail on roof of Thai temple

Your Simple Guide to Thailand Temple Etiquette

By Bronwyn | May 9, 2016

My top 9 tips for being respectful when visiting temples in Thailand, and a few golden photos of temples in Chiang Mai.

Make the Most of your Visit to the Blue Lagoon

By Bronwyn | May 9, 2016

If you’ve heard about one thing you just have to do in Iceland, chances are it’s visit the Blue Lagoon! After visiting Blue Lagoon this past March, I decided to put together a list of the top things I wish I had known before I planned my visit.

coffee, pen and notebook

Why Your Bucket List is FAILING you (and how to fix it!)

By Bronwyn | February 15, 2016

How do you make your bucket list work for you? In this post I share why I don’t love the classic ‘bucket list’ and how to fix it, so you can achieve anything.

10 Things to Know before Travelling to Varadero, Cuba

By Bronwyn | February 13, 2016

Varadero is great place to go to relax on beaches and enjoy magnificent sunsets. There’s some great activities near by and an upbeat nightlife if you head into town. Whether you are staying on an all inclusive resort, or you’re travelling on your own, here are some useful tips I wish I had known before I got off the plane.