Getting To Know Valparaiso & Around

A colorful city set up on a clifftop surrounded on one side by the Chilean coast, that is the city of Valparaiso. A port city, Valparaiso has long attracted artists, poets, painters, writers and curious minds to its lands. Whether it’d be for the sights or simply to draw inspiration from its artistic feel, Valparaiso…

Best Day Trips From Montreal

There is nothing like getting into a car and escaping our familiar surroundings, even if just for a day. Although Montreal has both some pretty and some awful sights, it is good every now and then to explore the outskirts of the city and see what they have to offer. Luckily because of its location,…

Is Las Vegas Overrated?

What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas…..especially your money. In 2015, Yahoo! Travel ran a survey asking people to name, in their opinion, the most overrated city in the world. The biggest surprise was to see that the top 3 most overrated cities in the world belonged to the USA (which once you stop to…

When Will You Stop Travelling?

“When will you stop travelling?” In the last couple of weeks, I have been asked this question several times. Whether it is for pure curiosity or unfounded concern, this question keeps popping up from different mouths everywhere I go. And the answer is always the same: Never!

My Baddest Luck In 11 Years Of Travel

It has been a bit over 11 years since I took my first solo backpacking trip, that first plane ride in route to South America. 30 countries, 4 continents, and a shitload of cities later, I would love to say that I am a travel genius. That nothing a city can throw at me can…

Layover night in Hong Kong

A Prelude To The Expat Life In China

I’ve chosen not to write about this before simply because I didn’t want to jinx it while I was suffering through the paperwork process; but I feel with the right time is now, and in addition to me feeling extremely bored being back home in Montreal, it is time, so here it is….. I’M MOVING…