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What’SUP After Dark

[vc_row]Imagine yourself out on the water, your stand up paddleboard (SUP) rocking gently beneath your feet. Your paddle slips into the water soundlessly. You pull steadily, rhythmically, and feel the muscles in your back tighten with each stroke. Your toes push into the board, offsetting the force of each pull as you glide forward, leaving [...]

Truth Bomb Thursday: How Do I Pay for Travel?

[vc_row]While my Instagram feed may be filled with beautiful images of iconic destinations, one may think that I’m a full-time Travel Writer living the life of luxury. However, while I do travel about 16 weeks a year, I also work full time, PLUS, I'm often juggling many balls in the air trying to balance it [...]

9 Things to Know Before Your Trip to Nunavut

To experience Canada’s Nunavut is to choose to explore the Arctic hands-on, up close, and personal. Not because it’s the trendy travel destination on everyone’s list but because you want to explore Canada’s North and get to connect with the people and the places that make Nunavut so special. While I had many expectations of [...]

By |2019-09-11T12:35:11+00:00April 27th, 2019|Canada, Nunavut, Solo Adventures, Western Canada|0 Comments

Nunavut: Experience the Spirit of the Arctic

Standing in the middle of the Arctic ice, wind rippling around me, and nothing but a small wood shack and a tiny fishing hole to call home, it dawns on me: I’m exploring one of the most remote regions on earth, and yet haven’t even left Canada. For centuries, this top-of-the-world destination has been a [...]

By |2019-09-11T12:35:23+00:00April 24th, 2019|Canada, Nunavut, Solo Adventures, Western Canada|0 Comments

The Rush of Racing Snowmobiles Through the Arctic

Just a few days earlier, I was standing in my kitchen making lunch for the kids… Yet here I was, with a 150hp metal beast racing me across jagged ice fields and around the frozen ice peaks of the Arctic Ocean. Looking out into the vast nothingness that laid out on the horizon, -30° air [...]

By |2019-09-11T12:35:32+00:00April 24th, 2019|Canada, Nunavut, Solo Adventures, Western Canada|0 Comments

On Top of the World: My Day Dogsledding Across the Arctic

With a quick pull of the throttle, I shot across the ice, navigating the high-powered sled over the jolting bumps and around the jagged ice peaks. Though I’m decades older now, the feeling was immediately reminiscent of being 12 and racing snowmobiles with my family at British Columbia’s Green Lake. Only this time, instead of [...]

By |2019-09-11T12:35:42+00:00April 18th, 2019|Canada, Nunavut, Solo Adventures, Western Canada|1 Comment

Exploring the Magical Mix of Business and Pleasure at the Marriott Marquis San Diego

[vc_row]I never, ever want to leave… This was the phrase stuck on repeat in my head all last week. I was in sunny San Diego for a major social media conference and was very much enjoying a nice spring thaw after a long Canadian winter. But even more enjoyable than the much-missed sun was my [...]

By |2019-09-11T12:36:27+00:00April 4th, 2019|Family Adventures, San Diego, Solo Adventures, USA|0 Comments

Top 10 Women that Inspired Me in 2018!

[vc_row]“You need to associate with people that inspire you, people that challenge you to rise higher, people that make you better. Don’t waste your valuable time with people that are not adding to your growth. Your destiny is too important.” ~Joel Osteen 2018 was a year where I was surrounded and inspired by truly incredible [...]

Recipe for the Perfect Alberta Fishing Trip

[vc_row]Travel Alberta curated the perfect Alberta experience, catch and release fly fishing! High-quality guides, an amazing destination, and a few traditional Canadian surprises made the experience extra special! We were attending Go Media, an international travel conference hosted by Destination Canada. Day one was all about getting to know the region we were in and [...]

The Argory House – Reflecting on Ireland’s History

[vc_row]We rounded the bend of the River Blackwater to see the stately Argory House looking down on us over its manicured property. Visitors arriving to the property by water was something this house has been welcoming for over the past 200 years. Built between 1820 and 1824, the Argory House sits on a 320-acre sprawling [...]

By |2019-08-29T02:51:21+00:00September 18th, 2018|Family Adventures, Ireland, Solo Adventures|0 Comments