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Local Travel: #NaPhoPoMo – Day 29

29. November 2013

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It’s when we’re staying still that we forget that we’re still traveling. When we’re faced with the everyday we stop looking at the details that make every place unique. To combat that I am taking part in #NaPhoPoMo (National Photo Posting Month) where I will take, and post, a photo every day in November. Every day! I’ve [...]

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Managing Health While On The Road

27. November 2013

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General Medicine

I’m not one to whinge about every little bump and bruise. I’m more of the rub dirt in it and walk it off school of minor injury. Beyond minor injury I think I have made it clear that emergency travel medical insurance is a necessity. We have not needed to use it but there are [...]

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Head Home For The Holidays, But Keep Your Travelling Shoes On

26. November 2013

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Many travellers may find themselves heading home for a few weeks to spend the holidays with their families. A year of travelling can be quite harrowing to backpackers, and sometimes, it’s just nice to relax with a warm cup of cocoa, surrounded by friends and family. But staying still isn’t in our nature, and even [...]

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Bussing with Comfort and Connections

25. November 2013

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So we are super excited about out upcoming cycling tour in Europe the spring and we have been researching lots of options for accommodations. We have also been looking at a few just in case transportation options. You know just in case riding 100 km a day turns out to be hard. So I came [...]

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Markets and more in Marrakech

20. November 2013

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Photo Credit: maik_sv Marrakech is a city of mysterious allure. It has been featured in countless Hollywood films, novels and many a day-dream of travellers stuck at home. But the reality is even more amazing than any fictitious portrayal, what this vast central Morrocan city has to offer is seemingly endless, and venture out of town [...]

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The Caribbean, All Inclusive Dreaming

20. November 2013

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Beach Yoga

The cold. I don’t like it. Nope, not one bit. I think Jason is breaking out in an allergic reaction to the cold again so you know it has to be bad. It really is for medical reasons and because I love him so much that I dream of getting away to somewhere cold. I’m [...]

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Essential Accessory

20. November 2013

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Messy Boys

There are always a few things that are considered essential accessories when traveling. Some people need things like a taste from home that is hard to find at the destination. Depending on where you originate it might be peanut butter or marmite. For other people they can not leave home without a little talisman for [...]

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Guess What We’re Gearing Up For?

18. November 2013

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Those were my exact words when Jason asked what I was thinking of for our next Giant Step. After leaving Thailand early and cooling our heels (quite literally now that the temperature has dropped and the snow is starting to fly!) in Canada for the winter I only know that I want to be challenged, [...]

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Traveling Shoes

15. November 2013

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Flip Flop And Snow

Everyone likes cute shoes. Even tough guys will mention how good a pair of boots look. They may not use the word cute but the sentiment is the same. The idea of finding cute shoes unite all people who are lucky enough to wear shoes. I had some trouble on our RTW letting go of [...]

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New York Tour Gets You Under The Skin

10. November 2013

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Good Beer

It is no secret that I like to take a city tour when I arrive somewhere new to get the lay of the land. Walking tours and bike tours also help to get a sense of scale for a place. A hand width on one map isn’t the same on another when  loaded up with [...]

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Top 8 Things to Do in Christchurch

7. November 2013

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Christchurch Gondola

Photo Credit: Daniel Pietzsch Known as the ‘Land of the Long White Cloud’, New Zealand is a wonderful place to holiday – and the city of Christchurch is your gateway to an amazing Kiwi experience! 1. Ride the Christchurch Tramway This historical Tramway is one of Christchurch’s prime attractions and a ride will take you [...]

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