A couple of years ago I spent 2 Days in Riga, the capital of Latvia, which is still considered to be ‘off the beaten track’ for many travellers, especially non-Europeans. When I visited, I was the only North American and the shocked look on people’s faces when I told them I was Canadian was enough…

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Travelling is the best thing ever. At least until you’re sick. Then all you want is to be in your home, in your bed, with your mom checking in to see if you’re ok. Sadly, if you are overseas, that’s not quite an option. I learned this thi hard way after ending up with bronchitis…

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