A Town In Limbo – Doel, Belgium

For frequent travelers or photographers – anything abandoned is beautiful. And Doel, Belgium is a perfect example of that…if that quote read “anything HALF abandoned is beautiful”. Doel is an interesting place to visit because there are abandoned, ruined houses…

Belgium Culture Shock; Pt 3

Our most commented on series of posts have been about what it’s been like to transition from Canada to Belgium and all the strange changes that have come with that. (You can find part one here, and part two here.)…

7 Tips for Moving Abroad

Moving abroad is probably the most exciting thing I’ve ever done. Even with travel experiences like indoor skydiving in the Netherlands, playing with monkeys in the Dominican or the typical swimming with dolphins excursion in Cuba – full on MOVING…

Do’s and Dont’s of An Airport

In a previous post, we brainstormed the most annoying things about airports. In this list, we’re focusing on the DO’s & DON’Ts of airport travel… things you should and shouldn’t do to make your (and everyone else’s) time in the…

My Favourite Travel Bloggers of 2015

I spend most of my days either reading about travel or writing about it. I’ve come to realize there are an astounding amount of travel bloggers out there! Full time workers, people who have quit their jobs to travel, people…

Hotel Prince Review – Paris, France

Hotel Prince (located at 66 Avenue Bosquette in Paris, France) is a very conveniently located hotel. With a short (10 minute) walk from the Eiffel Tower and the closest hop on/hop off bus pick up being a 5 minute walk…

Catacombs of Paris; Must See or Maybe?

The Catacombs of Paris is a world-renowned tourist attraction, loved by many. Me? Not so much. Don’t get me wrong, wandering through the tunnels and staring at the thousands and thousands of bones and skulls was really interesting – but…

Canadian War History in Belgium

6 years ago – a really special, hilarious old man entered my life. In between jokes about trying to live his elderly life as a blind man, he often told me stories from his pilot days in the second world war….

Icebar Amsterdam; An Xtracold Must-See!

Icebar Amsterdam – an absolute must if you’re in Amsterdam! After a breezy canal boat tour, a great bite to eat at a local restaurant and a wait line at the Anne Frank House that we decided was WAY too…