Why You Should Visit Pompeii


Pompeii was one of the main highlights of my Italian summer vacation. Being a History Major I definitely had to add this experience to my bucket list while visiting the beautiful country of Italy. Pompeii is only a few short hours away from Rome making it a great excursion or day trip for those interested in history. While you can…

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How to Spend A Weekend in Jakarta


Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia, has a population of over 10 million people with various languages, dialects, food and customs. This bustling mega city is the centre of the country’s economic, cultural and political scene. It has an exciting nightlife along with vibrant shopping areas- what’s not to love?! Located on the north-west side of Java, this city is the main hub travel…

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How to Find the Best Travel Deals


Before I travel I always try to score a travel deal to save money. I hate paying full price for flights, accommodation or tours so I always scout out deals or discounts. I have signed up for numerous email subscriptions to various online deal communities which have really helped reduce the price of my trips. Sometimes the sites even offer an extra…

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Eastern USA Roadtrip!


Travelling the Eastern USA is not something new to me. For the past twenty years, I’ve been on countless family road trips from our home in Canada to the southern USA. We travelled mainly to Florida for its famous attractions and warm weather. It was always a fun family destination for us so we went back every year. I learnt the…

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Spotting the Fall Colours in Hamilton


October in Hamilton is the best time of year to see the changing colours of the leaves. There are several amazing locations around the city to watch the season change from up on the escarpment to down below by the lake. Here are five of my favourite locations:

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A Guide to: Hamilton’s Waterfalls


Hamilton is known as the waterfall capital of the world. There are over one hundred waterfalls spread out in every corner of the city. I’ve been on a mission to discover and explore them this summer and fall with my friends to get to know more of my city. While I wouldn’t be anywhere without this site Hamilton Waterfalls as it gave…

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12 Photos that will Make you Want to Travel to Venice


Venice is like a dream. Now looking back on my trip it was something extraordinarily different than any other place I’ve been too. The island holds great beauty as well as many secret gems. These are some snapshots of Venice through my eyes. Here are the pictures, I’ll let them speak for themselves. 

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Top 10 Destinations in North America


There is much more than meets the eye in North America. It is constantly full of life, colour and surprises. This continent will surely amaze you with its varying landscapes, climates, peoples, and activities. You need to visit for yourself to see why! Here are my suggested Top 10 Must See destinations in North America suitable for families, partners, friends, and solo travelers. 

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Why You Should Visit NYC at Least Once in Your Life


New York City is one of the most well-known cities in the world. Being a megacity with over 8 million people to say it is a “concrete jungle” is to say the least. There is a magical feeling you get when you enter the city- emotions of joy and excitement may jump at you. The city holds many treasures and incredible…

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Quick Guide to: Lugano, Switzerland


While living in Italy for a summer I knew I wanted to explore a bit more of Europe before going back home to Canada. So while on a trip to Milan, I booked a one-day excursion to Lake Como and Lugano, Switzerland. This was my first real solo trip to a new country! Even if I only had a few…

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