Packing for Travel Checklist – Long Term Packing

Packing for Travel Checklist – Long Term Packing

Whether you're planning a month long trip or year long stint around the world, you're probably wondering what the heck to bring with you. Packing is a challenge (even for the most experienced travellers) but it gets easier the more you do it! This packing for travel checklist is perfect for any long term trip. [...]

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 I’d receive ‘white savior’ 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 [...]