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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

KL & Singapore: The Beginning of the End

Kuala Lumpur and Singapore travel

“Happiness is only real when shared.” – Alexander Supertramp (Christopher McCandless), Into the Wild It’s hard to imagine what this trip would be like without each other. All the incredible, exhilarating, stressful, frustrating, dull, irritating, exhausting and awe-inspiring moments of this adventure would not be the same if we didn’t have each other to share them with. We can laugh with each other about inside jokes; we can reflect together after scary or stressful incidents; we can support each other when

Indonesia: A Land of Travel Dreams

Indonesia budget travel

As the flight count increases, the number of pictures taken surpasses 20,000, and the list of memories grows, our travel-weary soles welcome any new experiences that come our way. Indonesia was full of new experiences – some a lot more stressful than others. We’ve been bedridden with debilitating stomach issues, and we’ve been stolen from – but nothing will compare to the nightmare of being stranded in a foreign country with no access to money. This emotional roller coaster of our