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Where to Eat and Drink in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

  Forget everything you assumed about Saskatchewan. Saskatoon, a city located in central Saskatchewan on the South Saskatchewan River, was not at all what I expected it to be.  A very walkable city boasting a beautiful riverfront with seven arching … Continue reading

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Grooving at the Saskatoon Blues Festival

My soul was going on a groovy, magical journey. Eyes closed, I could feel my body swaying and dipping into the sounds dancing off the stage. My body hung on every note, every passionate melody, each pluck and strum of … Continue reading

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Nature Walk through High Park

One of my favourite winter activities is trail walking.  There is just something special about taking a nature walk on a sunny, crisp, cool winter day.  I love the crunching sound the snow makes as it compacts under my winter … Continue reading

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Facing Your Fears about Solo Travel

When I announced my plans for a 2 month solo trip through Southeast Asia and Australia, I received mixed reactions.  Some were very encouraging, cheering me on about how amazing my trip will be, how brave I was for doing it, … Continue reading

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Taking Chances and Stepping Outside of Your Comfort Zone

I cannot believe that it has almost been one full year since I embarked on a two month solo trip through Thailand, Indonesia and Australia. Last February I made an announcement about my trip on my blog; a post about … Continue reading

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2013 – A Year of Travel in Review

I am still in disbelief at how quickly this year has gone by. As 2013 comes to a close I have started reflecting on where life and the wings of a plane have taken me. It has been a great … Continue reading

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The Ice Storm of 2013

This past weekend Toronto experienced a nasty, yet supremely beautiful, ice storm. Pouring rain quickly froze over, coating everything in a shell of ice. The ice storm wreaked havoc for people in the Greater Toronto Area.  It has left hundreds … Continue reading

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Tales from my 2 Month Adventure: Amed, Bali

When I began planning my 2 month journey through Thailand, Indonesia and Australia, one of the items on my “must do” list was to receive my Open Water Diving Certification.  After doing some thorough research, I decided to start my first leg in … Continue reading

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The heART of a Woman Project – Empowering Women Through Mobile Photography

“It’s not about charity, it’s about sharing skills with the unemployed mothers and young women in South Africa to empower them to take what they have learned and to build a self sustaining small business and a better future for … Continue reading

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Summer Photo Series: Niagara-on-the-Lake

Niagara-on-the-Lake is a picture-perfect town located in Southern Ontario. Characterized by well manicured and groomed lawns, beautiful homes with white picket fences, a quaint downtown area with shops, a plethora of bed and breakfasts and wineries, Niagara-on-the-Lake is a nice … Continue reading

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