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A Year of Travel in Review

A Year in Review

Yesterday marked exactly one year since we boarded the first flight of our travel adventure. Time is a very peculiar thing – in some ways, it feels like that day was eons ago, and yet at the same time we can recall parts of it in vivid detail. The same thing goes now that we’re home. Tomorrow will be two months since we returned to Toronto, and we have already immersed ourselves in life at home, with the last year feeling like some

New Zealand: A Perfect Ending, A New Beginning

New Zealand

Sometimes it’s easy to write these posts, and sometimes it’s not. It’s funny, because New Zealand is one of those destinations that you can’t seem to get enough of. The natural beauty is just extraordinary. After such a positive experience in the stunning country, we expected our thoughts to flow effortlessly into blog-post form. Instead, we found ourselves struggling to put into words how we felt at the end of our trip to New Zealand. It is said that pictures

Australia: A Land so Close yet so Far

Australia: A Land so Close yet so Far

After 6 months in Asia, we knew that Australia would be a wake up call – not least because of its significantly higher cost of living (and travelling). Being on the other side of the planet as Canada, and home to some of the most beautiful beaches and coral reefs in the world, it’s curious to think that Australia is not generally considered as exotic as most countries in Asia, despite its proximity to them. Indonesia is just a stone’s

The Philippines: A Land Up and Coming

The Philippines A Land Up and Coming

It is now easier to list the countries we have not seen in Asia than to list those we have. Incredibly rich in natural beauty, history, culture and customs that are so diverse and different from Canada, our six months in Asia has been memorable to say the least. The Philippines is no exception to this, and a few weeks here has only left us wanting to come back and explore more of it. A little out of the way