Our Favorite Fun Activities Around Niagara Falls

I remember going to Niagara Falls as a child and having no interest in it after my first visit, which included the “opportunity” to ride the Maid of the Mist, which left me cold, wet, and utterly miserable. Now that my parents have lived in Toronto for 6-7 years and I’ve been to Niagara Falls at least Read More …

24 Hours In Vienna

After my first stop in Budapest, the second stop on my five-countries-in-five-days trip was Vienna, Austria. Upon arriving in the Wien Haubtbahnhof, I was excited to once again hear German spoken around me and to see signs advertising dishes with things such as sauerkraut and schnitzel. I arrived in Vienna just before noontime and immediately Read More …

Surviving Marrakesh

The following is a guest post by Kathy James of Walkabout Wanderer. I have been to Morocco three times over the past 18 months, so it is pretty clear that I love Morocco. Coming from the UK, I can arrive in Africa, submersed in a completely different culture, in only four hours. However, my love for Morocco stems from more Read More …

24 Hours in Budapest

In the middle of my month-long stay in Germany, I decided I wanted to see as many countries as I could before I left Europe. This led to me planning (which basically involved booking hostels the night before my trips and having a vague idea of the main attractions in the cities I was visiting) Read More …

Tips for Hiking Trolltunga

Last weekend, my sister and I embarked on one of the most physically demanding challenges of our life. We hiked up to Trolltunga (“troll’s tongue”), a cliff jutting horizontally out of a mountain about 2,300 feet above the north side of lake Ringedalsvatnet in the city of Odda, Norway. While the hike has been gaining popularity in recent years, it Read More …

The Reality of Travel

Travel. In recent years, the generation of millennials and beyond have taken it upon themselves to take full advantage of the ever advancing connectivity of the world. Stories of people selling all of their possessions, quitting their jobs, and travelling the world have become models of the ultimate form of living, a contrasting viewpoint from those Read More …