I always go back to one commonality- the need to be bigger and better than yesterday.
I am not saying that they are charging Canadians through their noses because we are a captive audience (I’m not saying it… but I am thinking it…).
The way that I see it, you are never too late to start making your own decisions and living your own life for you.
While everyone else enjoys the cheap stein of the night, slamming a fiver at a time, there sits me NURSING to DEATH an overly priced cider.
Experiencing a culture or a place doesn’t mean you are going to like it, but you have experienced it and isn’t that what the plane ride was for anyway?
Has a bucket list just turned into an “it would be neat to-do” list? A societal, instagram-able, list of where to say you have been?
One thing I have learned in my travels is that it isn’t always the place you remember… you remember the experiences, the people. I was thinking back to a trip that I did last year: My partner and I decided to take the North Coast 500 road trip around the coast of Scotland (where my… Continue reading It’s all About the Experience, NOT the Destination
Just like tattoos, backpacking is always wonderful in thought, you do it and it really sucks, and after you look at the finished product and completely love it (forgetting the duration of the suck). Backpacking sounds so wonderful- doesn’t it? Greater amount of mobility, life on your back, trekking countries border-to-border, those wonderful pictures of… Continue reading Why Backpacking Sucks… and Why I Will Keep Doing It Anyways
I’m not sure when the expectation for the love of travel happened. It was probably around the time of the Wright Brother’s fancy new invention; where people would brag about where they had been and how “worldly” they are (In my opinion, you can visit the whole world and still not be worldly). But now… Continue reading Travelling is Not for Everyone (and that is OKAY!)