What “Retreat Days” Are, and Why They’re Necessary When You’re Travelling Long Term – Sunday Blog Post #8

“Retreat Days” are my term for taking a day or two (or seven if that’s what you need!) to relax and recuperate from your travels so far, and prepare for whats to come. Retreat days could consist of anything you might normally do to relax. For example, watching TV,  For me, it was taking this … More What “Retreat Days” Are, and Why They’re Necessary When You’re Travelling Long Term – Sunday Blog Post #8

How I Tackled the Republic of San Marino in 3 Hours – Sunday Blog Post #7

San Marino. The mountain-top city/country with an amazing view. You can see the Adriatic Sea and Croatia on a clear cloudless day. How do you get to San Marino? San Marino is actually inside of Italy. The country considers itself to be entirely separate, and doesn’t associate with the culture of Italy, but is entirely … More How I Tackled the Republic of San Marino in 3 Hours – Sunday Blog Post #7

What Happens When You Visit Venice During Rain Season – Sunday Blog Post #6

My parents are touring around Italy for their 25th wedding anniversary, and I decided to meet them along the way. One of their stops was in the sinking city of Venice over this past weekend. I met them at the Venezia (Venice) Santa Lucia train station this past Friday, and we headed towards the hotel. … More What Happens When You Visit Venice During Rain Season – Sunday Blog Post #6

10 Things I’ve Learned from 1 Month of Solo Travel – Sunday Blog Post #5

One month has gone by since I left Canada and arrived in Iceland on October 17th. Here are the top things I have learned from a month of solo travelling: #1. Solo travel is not as scary or as overwhelming as it seems Yes you are alone, but there’s almost always people to talk to … More 10 Things I’ve Learned from 1 Month of Solo Travel – Sunday Blog Post #5

Wrong Jovi (A Bon Jovi Cover Band) Live in Concert – Sunday (… Monday) Blog Post #4

Yes, you read that right – I saw a cover band for Bon Jovi, aptly named Wrong Jovi this past Friday night. What else does one do in Edinburgh, Scotland on a Friday night, I mean, other than pub crawls? Apparently, all the middle-aged people in the city see Wrong Jovi perform live. Seriously, my … More Wrong Jovi (A Bon Jovi Cover Band) Live in Concert – Sunday (… Monday) Blog Post #4

What Happens When You Accidentally Stumble Upon a Posh Grand Opening in Central London – Sunday Blog Post #3

I was walking around London on my last day there, walking towards Camden Market (which is an awesome market by the way!), when I came across this funky marketplace and square called Coal Drops Yard. After reading one of the signs posted in the marketplace/square, I found out that the grand opening of the full … More What Happens When You Accidentally Stumble Upon a Posh Grand Opening in Central London – Sunday Blog Post #3

How I Ended Up in a Lecture on Equality at the British Library – Sunday Blog Post #2

It’s Golden Hour on Thursday, I have done a full day of exploring London – Borough Market (with endless free samples!), Sky Garden/Walkie Talkie, City University of London, King’s Cross Station & Platform 9 3/4, and Eat Street – and am now on to explore the British Library. Those of you who know me, know … More How I Ended Up in a Lecture on Equality at the British Library – Sunday Blog Post #2

Why “Don’t Talk to Strangers” Doesn’t Always Apply, Especially While Travelling – Sunday (…or Monday, oops!) Blog Post #1

So yesterday (Sunday), I got into a car with someone I had never met in person before, and we drove to the south of Iceland. This was not a bad decision and clearly didn’t end terribly since here I am, writing this! On Friday night, I posted on the Couchsurfing site in a couple of … More Why “Don’t Talk to Strangers” Doesn’t Always Apply, Especially While Travelling – Sunday (…or Monday, oops!) Blog Post #1

32 Tips on How Save Money While in School: A Guide to Student Budgeting

All amounts are in Canadian dollars! On Food: 1. Dining out vs. Homemade meals: That takeout you got might only be a couple dollars, but a couple dollars a day adds up to a lot in the long run. Buy food at your local grocery store (Freshco, NoFrills and Price Chopper are cheap options) and … More 32 Tips on How Save Money While in School: A Guide to Student Budgeting

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! Europe Itinerary: -Reykjavik, Iceland – with trips to Golden Circle (October 19th), and Vik (October 21st): October 17th to 21st -London, England – with trips to Portsmouth (October 28th to 29th), and Cambridge (November 1st): October 22nd to November 2nd – with trips to Portsmouth & Cambridge -Alnwick, England: November 3rd … More The Journey Begins