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 throughContinue reading “Backpacking Mexico”

How to Plan the Perfect Trip

Planning a trip can be stressful. Trying to balance budgets, time, transportation, weather, etc. can leave you frazzled when you want to just be excited for your adventure. I get you. Every time I plan a trip it’s the same thing – I end up stressed the week before rushing to finalize plans or changeContinue reading “How to Plan the Perfect Trip”

Backpacking Belize

Backpacking Belize was one of the most spontaneous trips I’ve taken. I had about 10 days off from work and had been in Mexico for half of it. I was in Bacalar, a small town in the Southern part of Quintana Roo when I met a girl one afternoon who convinced me to join herContinue reading “Backpacking Belize”

10 Tips for Backpacking Cuba

Learn some Spanish Bring cash bring snacks don’t drink the water Stay away from uncooked foods, ice cream, and cheese Try to organize collective taxis to save money (or take the bus – but then your schedule will be limited) Stay at casa’s – you can book them through airbnb or just find them whenContinue reading “10 Tips for Backpacking Cuba”

My 2018 Travel Plans

2017 was absolutely phenomenal in the world of travel. It was a year filled with unforgettable adventures and will be very hard to beat. This year however, marks the year that I will finally be setting foot in a continent I have longed to visit. I will be heading to Southeast Asia for 2 monthsContinue reading “My 2018 Travel Plans”

The only things that actually suck about solo travel

Everyone always asks me how I travel by myself and if I’m not bored or lonely or how I survive or whatever other awful things they think will happen if I’m by myself. So, on my most recent solo adventure I  decided to see if their concerns had merit and compiled a list of theContinue reading “The only things that actually suck about solo travel”

4 Day Itinerary: Ireland

Flight: YYZ-YYT-DUB Day 1 Hostel: Jacob’s Inn I was planning on taking bus 747 to my hostel (quick and only 7euros) but the lovely crew that flew me to Dublin invited me on their shuttle to their hotel and then I just walked 5 minutes to my hostel. Once I got to my hostel IContinue reading “4 Day Itinerary: Ireland”

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 whoContinue reading “Solo Travel: One Week in O’ahu, Hawaii”