Traveling While Grieving

It’s an odd thing. I began this blog with high hopes and aspirations, and full of a gleeful excitement to write and share my stories and adventures and advice. And now…Now, it’s been 6 months since I have posted anything at all. And my last post was mostly an update on my plans. Since June,…

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Niagara Wine Country

Did you know that just over the New York border, there is a delightfully thriving wine country? I had heard rumours of this magical area, but was still surprised at the variety and number of vineyards to be found here. Normally, we think of Italy or California for wines, but I must say that Canada…

6 Types of Travelers

What kind of traveler are you? What are the different kinds, really? Do you fit into one category, or perhaps have you lived in every pair of these proverbial shoes? Originally, I was going to write yet another comparison piece between the term tourist and traveler. This is discussed, debated, and chewed through by most…

Why you Should go to Church

Before you get up in arms over the title, give me a moment to explain myself! Regardless of your religious (or non-religious) opinions and beliefs, when you are traveling I beseech you to visit the buildings representing the historical religious beliefs of the place. In Europe, this means visiting churches, and also ancient sites like…

Upcoming Roadtrips!

Hey All! Unlike my usual posts, this is just a quick update. One week ago, I had surgery on my shoulder. As such, I won’t be able to do my regular work of massage for some time while I heal up. During the next 2 months, I plan to use this downtime to do a…

7 More Tips for Safe Solo Travel (Part 2)

Earlier this week I posted 10 Tips for Safe Solo Travel (Part one!) with a promise to follow up in a few days. So here it is, ladies and gents–the rest of my safety tips for traveling on your own. As before, please comment if you have any to add, or if you disagree with any of…

10 Tips for Safe Solo Travel (Part one!)

Before traveling, I always do a ton of planning and research. Amidst this, I spent a lot of time reading advice from other travelers regarding safety while you adventure. There are some things that a solo traveler needs to be even more mindful of, but most of these tips I’ve compiled are useful for group…