Category Archives: Travel

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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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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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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Tales from My 2 Month Adventure: From Thailand to Indonesia

After spending the first two weeks of my solo adventure volunteering, learning to cook  and exploring the city of Chiang Mai, I packed my bags once again to take flight on the next portion of my trip, Bali, Indonesia. When … Continue reading

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Summer Photo Series: Sunflowers

Anyone who has been bitten by the “travel bug” knows that once a trip ends, you immediately start thinking about your next one. Since I have returned from my 2 month odyssey my mind can’t help but drift and dream … Continue reading

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Chiang Mai, Thailand – A City Guide

Located 700 km North of Bangkok, Chiang Mai is a laid back city that is easy to get around, full of friendly locals and wonderful food.  As a female traveling solo, I felt quite safe wandering around Chiang Mai on … Continue reading

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