I fell in love with Krakow the moment I exited the train station and began walking towards Old Town. It was dark outside and seeing the walls and the gate all lit up under the navy blue sky brought an instant smile to my face. As a lover of fairytale towns, I knew I would…

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Are you headed to the French Riviera for a few days and looking for ideas of what to see and do? I did this a few years ago and had a great time soaking up the sun and exploring coastal towns while using Nice as my base. With easy access to nearby towns, plenty of…

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Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber

There’s something about Europe’s old villages that just scream ‘magical’. The historic buildings, colourful houses, cobblestone streets, and local folklore. Add some bright flowers in the spring, or festive market stalls during the holiday season and I always feel like I’ve left the real world and stepped into the pages of fairytale storybook. There’s no…

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Vancouver skyline

When I tell people I’m Canadian they usually try to guess what city I’m from. Vancouver is the number one guess. I’m not from Vancouver, I’m from Ottawa. In fact, until recently I’d never even been to Vancouver (I know, it’s in my own country but Canada is MASSIVE guys!). However, now that I have…

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Lake Louise in Summer

If you know anything about Canada, chances are you have heard of or seen photos of Banff, Lake Louise. Lake Louise in the summer is all turquoise waters, towering Rocky Mountains, and the stunning Fairmont Lake Louise Hotel on the shoreline. It’s one of Canada’s best known destinations and a must-see on many traveller’s bucket…

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Waterfowl Lakes

What is the first thing you think of when you someone says Banff? Chances are its Lake Louise, that’s what most people picture. Having just been, I can’t say I blame them. The lake and surrounding scenery is beautiful. But, while I’m glad to have seen it, sharing it with about 20,000 people in a…

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