Backpacking Mexico

I didn't spend a lot of time in Mexico so I am by no means an expert on this topic. From my time here though I can say that backpacking Mexico is relatively simple and there are tons of tourists and other backpackers around. I flew into Cancun and travelled south in Quintana Roo through... Continue Reading →

Quick Guide to Vinales, Cuba

So you've decided to travel Cuba and you're considering going to Vinales, GREAT. Here's a little guide to help you get the most out of your stay there. A lot of people will do day trips to Vinales and then cram all the touristy stuff you could possibly imagine into that day. They'll visit the... Continue Reading →

Backpacking Cuba

We chose to fly into Varadero because most low cost airlines will fly here to cater to those heading to resorts so you could get cheap flights into here. Even if you aren't staying in Varadero, flying here still leaves the rest of the country accessible by bus or taxi. Our first stop was Havana... Continue Reading →

What to do in Oahu on a Budget

Unlike what most people think, it is completely possible to backpack Hawaii. I've gone to Oahu twice and I've heard great things about Backpacking the other islands - especially Maui. The nice thing about backpacking Oahu is that you really do not need to rent a car so you can save a lot there. Oahu... Continue Reading →

Solo Travel: One Week in O’ahu, Hawaii

Flight: Westjet Toronto-Vancouver-Honolulu March 29-April5 Hostel: HI Waikiki Interantional Hostel Out of all the Hawaiian Islands, I decided to go to Oahu. I heard that in order to explore the other islands that you needed to rent a car and I didn't have that in my budget for the week. However, after talking to a friend who... Continue Reading →

2 Days in NYC 

As we rolled into the New Year, I headed to New York. I got a few days off from work, and was off on my first adventure with my travel benefits to the big apple with my two sisters and mom. We were leaving from Thunder Bay and had a short layover in Toronto so... Continue Reading →

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