Can All-Inclusives be Sustainable Travel Options?

In 2017, I went on my first all-inclusive vacation to the Dominican Republic. It was great – I could have all the food and drinks I wanted, whenever I wanted, without having to consider money. If your goal when travelling is relaxation, all-inclusives are definitely the way to go. But as relaxing as my vacation …

Five Winter Activities in Ontario

I’ve gone on about my love for fall in Canada and shared some of my favourite fall activities to check out in the greater Toronto area. But winter is really Ontario’s time to shine. Or sparkle. Because, y’know, snow. The days have gotten shorter and the temperatures have gotten lower, meaning it’s officially time to …

Visiting Los Llanos, Venezuela: What to Expect

Los Llanos was not a trip I initially wanted to take. Three nights spent in the middle of nowhere, outside, sweating and getting dirty. We’d only have electricity for a couple of hours in the evening, most people would have to sleep in hammocks, and oh god there would probably be bugs. None of this …

Why I Don’t Like Venice, Italy

I am aware that what I am about to say will be an unpopular opinion. I’m bracing myself for responses from everyone (including my mother) asking how I can possibly allow myself to type what I’m about to type, but I feel that this is a topic that I need to get off my chest. …

3 Toronto-Area Fall Activities

I am not ashamed to let everyone know how much I love fall. I love sweaters, boots, and pumpkin everything. So naturally I also love getting out into the more rural areas of the Toronto suburbs and visiting farms, picking apples, and stuffing myself with pumpkin pie. I like to consider myself something of a …

How to be a TEFL Teacher with No Degree

When I first discovered the TEFL industry, it was something I immediately wanted to try. As a TEFL teacher, you are paid to teach English as a foreign language to students in non-English speaking countries. Basically, you are GETTING PAID TO TRAVEL! So as I started perusing the job boards for open positions in countries …

5 Times Travel Has Changed Lives

If you asked me to pick my one favourite thing about travel, I’d tell you that I love the way it forces me out of my comfort zone. Few things in life are more intimidating than rocking up to a new country on a new continent where you don’t speak the language or know a …

How to Visit the Scarborough Bluffs (Kinda)

Of course every world class city has it’s draws – that’s exactly why they’re “world class”. But sometimes, escaping the city to get off the beaten track and see some of the surrounding areas can be just as (if not more) exciting. The Scarborough Bluffs are truly an interesting place. They’re situated in a suburb …