Travel Tip – sim cards and citymapper

Travel Tip – sim cards and citymapper

In recent travels, David has caught on to getting local sim cards as soon as we arrive in a new country. When you don’t speak the language, the ability to use your phone freely helps so much in getting around, looking things up and staying connected (without...
Travel Tip – Tokyo Subway

Travel Tip – Tokyo Subway

The transportation options in Tokyo are exceptional, but a bit complicated for the uninitiated. With 13 distinct subway lines and the JR Yamanote rail line that all criss and cross and connect across the vast city over 285 stations, you catch yourself gazing at a map...
Travel Tip – Upgrades

Travel Tip – Upgrades

Just a few hours in, and our trip to Vancouver is already blessed! It’s also a really great travel tip – keep your eye out for upgrades, and always say yes if you are offered one that gives you something special for just a fraction of the price it would...
Packing Light for the End of the Earth

Packing Light for the End of the Earth

So, I have a huge trip coming up in five days – an amazing tour of Argentina, Patagonia and Chile! I am most excited to see the Perito Moreno Glacier near El Calafate, and to get to the very bottom tip of South America. I am going with Broad Escapes – a...
Travel Tip – Online Check-in

Travel Tip – Online Check-in

One of the best things you can do when preparing to fly, is to check in online (usually offered within 24 hours of your flight). Not only can it help to secure your seat (in the event of over-booking), it can dramatically decrease your stress and time in line ups at...
Have Passport, Will Travel!

Have Passport, Will Travel!

Just got my new 10-year Canadian passport in the mail today, and I’m ready for another year of travel! The process was pretty easy and quick (received it about a week after I renewed in person), though I did shake my head at a few people in line ahead of me. I...

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