Travel Inspiration

I woke up this morning to read a post from another travel blogger that lit a fire in my belly. I usually don’t get upset by what other people write, but this was a post that showed disregard and lack Read more >
Eat Pray Love is currently, once again, sweeping the world into a travel fever with the release of the movie adaptation of the best selling book by Elizabeth Gilbert. I am yet to see the movie, but I have just Read more >
An urge or a fascination you may feel with a certain place my be the Universe pulling you to travel there to learn a truth about yourself or life. Read more >
Answering questions for a friend’s diversity assignment the other day, I found myself explaining Australia’s unhealthy love for the ‘Tall Poppy Syndrome.’ It’s the thing I dislike about my culture the most, and it only became apparent to me after Read more >
Mundane life presents me with many notes to self on why travel is such a good idea. Here are 19 reasons to get out of the box, travel around the world. Read more >
I think that travel makes the world a better place. Yes, I suppose on the surface that sounds like glossy brochure-speak – I do appreciate that travel creates problems of its own (carbon emissions, anyone?). But I truly think that people Read more >
The Devastation This morning I awoke to a flurry of tweets describing the violence and chaos in Bangkok, over the latest Red Shirt political protests. I never thought I would ever see a city, in a place of such tranquil Read more >
I came across a tweet today mentioning something I felt was really sad. Nomadic Matt mentioned how much he disliked it when Americans put Canadian flags on their backpacks, trying to deny their nationality. I’m shocked by the reality of Read more >
        Walking is one of the best ways for you to get to know and appreciate wherever your destination of travel maybe. Wherever we go and whatever we do when traveling and living around the world, walking Read more >


Using Pre-paid Travel Money Cards

My brother first told me about prepaid travel money cards a couple of years ago. He and his wife used a cash passport for their year long trip through South America and raved about how easy and convenient it was. Read more >