Free and cheap things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona is an amazing city; luckily you don't even need a lot of money to have a good time there! Here are some free and cheap things to do in Barcelona.   get outside Barcelona has some MASSIVE and beautiful parks. My favourite was the Parc de la Ciutadella. Centrally located, you'll [...]

By | 2017-02-27T22:35:42+00:00 February 27th, 2017|budget, Europe, Spain, Travel|Comments Off on Free and cheap things to do in Barcelona

Tasting Catalunya Wine

When I'm travelling, particularly alone, I like to try to get out and meet new people. Finding events on Facebook or Meetup is perfect for this. This week, while in Barcelona, I attended a meetup hosted by a sommelier from England to taste my way through Catalunya wines. What/Where is Catalunya? Catalunya or Catalonia is an [...]

By | 2017-03-05T16:27:48+00:00 February 25th, 2017|Europe, Spain, Travel|Comments Off on Tasting Catalunya Wine

Visiting Carcassonne

About the City of Carcassone Located in the Languedoc area of Southern France, the city of Carcassonne is far more than just the board game I know and love. The city is famous for the medieval citadel "La Cite" - a UNESCO world heritage site. This citadel (aka giant ass castle/fortified city) is France's second most [...]

By | 2017-03-05T17:19:32+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Europe, France, Travel, Update|Comments Off on Visiting Carcassonne

Interview for BEDA

As you may know from other posts on this blog, one of my favourite ways to travel, live, and work abroad is by teaching English. I recently applied for the BEDA Program in Spain. It is one of many teaching programs in Spain and is based mostly in Madrid. I had my interview for BEDA this [...]

By | 2017-02-15T18:28:21+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Europe, Living Abroad, Spain, Teaching, Travel|Comments Off on Interview for BEDA

Volunteer Travel: Shanty Towns in Peru with Solidarity Experiences Abroad

The first time I went to Peru was on a volunteer trip with my university and an organization called Solidarity Experiences Abroad. Their mission is to "To promote solidarity through projects and programs that bridge Canadian people with communities in need locally and around the world. Our focus is to develop sustainable initiatives in education, [...]

By | 2017-02-10T18:44:28+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Peru, South America, Travel, Volunteer|Comments Off on Volunteer Travel: Shanty Towns in Peru with Solidarity Experiences Abroad

How to travel more: Living life trip to trip – not paycheck to paycheck

Many people stay in one area, whether it a town or city, or a state or province for the majority of their life. If they can, they take a week or two off each year to venture off somewhere new. Some take a gap year before college and afterwards start ‘real life.’ Some simply dream [...]

By | 2017-04-20T19:43:34+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Living Abroad, Teaching, Travel, Work Remotely|Comments Off on How to travel more: Living life trip to trip – not paycheck to paycheck

Answering the dreaded “What do you do?”

This question is one that always comes up when you’re meeting new people or reconnecting with friends and family. It either comes up directly or some variation of it. Personally, I hate answering, “what do you do?” And it’s not that I’m not proud of what I’m up to or even unemployed – it’s that [...]

By | 2017-02-05T23:37:26+00:00 February 5th, 2017|Blog, Work Remotely|Comments Off on Answering the dreaded “What do you do?”
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