Today marks one year since I left my hometown of Iroquois Falls, Ontario with a one-way ticket to Cancun, Mexico. I had a lot of mixed ideas about what traveling was, is, and needed to be before I left. And to be honest I'm not sure I have any viable answers after a year. What … Continue reading The top 5 things I’ve learned after spending a year abroad.
So Tikal was definitely cool, but when I was asked what I learned about Mayan culture my response was: "..." Our tour left at 4:30 in the morning, and it seems I can't retain anything a tour guide says before noon. So I can't regail you with stories of human sacrifices and the building of … Continue reading Ruins and buses and unicorns.
Stick with me on this one. In my misspent youth, I always viewed those little C shaped pillows as completely nerdy travel accessories. I can picture the type of dude who always had one. I can see him pulling his neck pillow out of his suitcase, slipping ear plugs into his eagerly awaiting earholes, and … Continue reading Neck pillows aren’t for losers.