Cape Town Hostels – The Best & Worst Ones

Cape Town Hostels – The Best & Worst Ones

If you're planning a trip to Cape Town and want to stay within your budget, you should book hostels for your accommodation. After staying at least 50+ hostels over the past few years of travel and exploring most of the Cape Town hostels, you could say I'm somewhat of an expert now. I'm here to [...]

Digital Nomad Visas – Why You Need One If You Work Remotely

Digital Nomad Visas – Why You Need One If You Work Remotely

Digital nomad visas seem to be all the hype these days. So many people (myself included), left their 9-5s behind during the pandemic and have opted for a remote work lifestyle. I've been working remotely for the past 9 months and have just been using tourist visas as I move from place to place. BUT [...]

What to Wear in Egypt as a Woman: The Ultimate Packing List

What to Wear in Egypt as a Woman: The Ultimate Packing List

If you're planning a trip to Egypt, you may wonder what to bring. As a budget backpacker who landed in Cairo on a whim (with very few clothing options), I can tell you exactly what to wear in Egypt as a woman. This blog has two separate packing lists. The first one will be for [...]

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda – Everything You Need to Know

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda – Everything You Need to Know

If you're thinking about gorilla trekking in Uganda, you're in the right place! As someone who didn't plan ahead, I can tell you from experience exactly where I went wrong and what you should do beforehand to have the best experience. I also did my best to do this trip as cheap as possible since [...]

Disadvantages of Travelling Solo: 7 Uncomfortable Truths

Disadvantages of Travelling Solo: 7 Uncomfortable Truths

Solo travel is without a doubt one of the best experiences a person can have. You learn so much about yourself and the world simultaneously but it doesn't come without a few hiccups along the way. After 8+ months of travelling solo, while working as a digital nomad, I'm here to fill you in on [...]

The Best Crete Hotel (Greece): Casa Porto Boutique Hotel

The Best Crete Hotel (Greece): Casa Porto Boutique Hotel

Is Crete worth visiting? That's the question I asked myself before choosing to stay at the best Crete hotel in Greece! Casa Porto Boutique Hotel was kind enough to host my best friend Nicole and I for three nights. Before arriving in Crete, I had no idea what to expect. I knew that Greece as [...]

White Savior Trope – Is Volunteering in Africa Bad?

White Savior Trope – Is Volunteering in Africa Bad?

I did my first volunteering trip in Uganda recently and knew it was inevitable Iโ€™d receive โ€˜white saviorโ€™ comments and hate as I shared my experience. This brought up a lot of different feelings and thoughts as I tried to navigate volunteering without being a part of the white savior trope. Was it even possible? [...]

7 Unique Places to Watch a Sunset in Toronto

7 Unique Places to Watch a Sunset in Toronto

With summer on the horizon, there's no better time to go hunting for the best places to watch a sunset in Toronto! After spending most of the pandemic living downtown Toronto, I had plenty of time (and long walks) to find the best sunset spots. Whether you're a Toronto native or just visiting, you're bound [...]

Meet People While Travelling: Is it Hard to Build Friendships Abroad?

Meet People While Travelling: Is it Hard to Build Friendships Abroad?

Making friends as an adult isn't always easy and it can be especially nerve-wracking if you travel solo! If you're looking to meet people while travelling but aren't quite sure where to start, you're in the right place. As someone who's travelled mostly by myself, I sometimes struggle to connect with new people on a [...]