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Canada, Travel

British Columbia Road Trip Highlights

In September, Nathan and I went on a road trip with his family through beautiful British Columbia! Nathan had never seen Vancouver Island, I hadn’t spent much time there since a family trip during my childhood, and my mother-in-law wanted to visit Tofino, so away we went with two of Nathan’s aunts along for the […]

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Canada, Life, Travel

BlogPodium: Choose Courage, not Comfort

BlogPodium was full of firsts and beginnings for me. It was my first blog conference, first girls trip, and first time travelling solo. It was also the start of new friendships, and the beginning of a newfound enthusiasm for blogging. I went to BlogPodium not knowing what to expect, and I learned so […]

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Travel

6 Tips for Overcoming Travel Anxiety

When I was younger, upon arriving in another province when visiting extended family members, the response to the inevitable question “How was the flight?” always resulted in my parents announcing “It was a (insert number here) bag trip!” – referring to the number of sick bags I’d used. Cue mortification. I’m not […]

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Mexico, Travel

Adventures in Playa Del Carmen

One of the awesome things about staying just outside of Playa Del Carmen is that you get to enjoy peace and quiet in the evenings, but remain just a short bike ride away from all the fun during the day. Nathan and I snuck away for an afternoon together to take […]

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Mexico, Travel

Family Vacation in Playa Del Carmen

It’s going to look like all we do is travel to Mexico, but really, we just happened to visit Mexico twice in the span of 6 months after having never gone there before! Our first trip was in November 2014 to the all-inclusive Iberostar Paraiso Lindo in the Mayan Riviera with our best friends, […]

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Mexico, Travel

Adventures in Tulum

During our trip to Mexico, we booked ourselves an excursion to Tulum for a day. We chose one that sounded like the perfect balance of adventure for Nathan, and culture for me! Our excursion included zip-lining through the Mayan jungle, snorkeling in the Sac-Actun cenote system (the worlds longest underground river), rappelling from above ground […]

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