How to get around Kampala

Welcome to Kampala, a traffic filled chaotic city! I’ll give you the low-dow on how to get around the easiest, cheapest and of course, safest way possible. Safety warning, especially for solo female travellers like me: It is NOT advisable to be out in Kampala at night by yourself. I have not taken a safeContinue reading “How to get around Kampala”

Happy Wednesday: Jet Lag, Blog Plans & Coming Home

Hey friends! It’s me! I know, it’s been a very long time since I’ve blogged but I’m BAAACK!  I landed back in Canada just over 5 days ago and have been doing my best to beat that jet lag and get back to reality. 

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 theContinue reading “Quick Guide to Vinales, Cuba”

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 HavanaContinue reading “Backpacking Cuba”

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”

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”

Utah Road Trip: Itinerary

Hola amigos! This weekend I’m heading on an adventure to canyonland country aka Southern Utah! Here’s my exciting itinerary for the week. Day 1:  Fly Thunder Bay – Toronto – Vegas with WestJet Spend night in Vegas @ America’s Best Value Inn Day 2: 

5 Day Pairing out West

Being a YYZ based Flight Attendant means that I mostly fly on the East Coast and it’s pretty rare to get out West.. so I was very excited when I was able to switch with another FA to spend 5 days all over the country – what an experience!