Traveling Tips

Why I Always Mix Low with High on my Travels

I like to mix low priced semi-quality items with high priced quality items in my general life. This also extends into when I decide to take a trip. Why do I do this? Because it makes the trip more enjoyable. Backpacking is not for me; I do not want to share a room with 12 … Continue reading Why I Always Mix Low with High on my Travels

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The cons of renting an apartment abroad

The Cons of Renting an Apartment Abroad

No one really talks about the cons of renting an apartment while abroad; however, there is much talk about integrating yourself into the culture you are visiting and getting the 'real feeling' of the city you're in. Which is definitely true. You feel more like a local stepping out of your 5th floor walk-up than … Continue reading The Cons of Renting an Apartment Abroad

The top reasons to buy and use a travel journal for your next trip!

The Top Reasons to Keep a Travel Journal

Travel-specific journals are sold everywhere and are on nearly everyone's packing list, but why? Every article about traveling talks about the need to journal and write down every detail of your trip (you really don't), but what's the use of them if you don't write down every second of every minute of your journey? I'm … Continue reading The Top Reasons to Keep a Travel Journal

Why Famous Monuments are so Disappointing

Cannes Film Festival: the Disappointing Pavilion

When you think of the Cannes Film Festival, you think of glitz, glamour, and all things beautiful. You have a certain expectation that when you – finally! – get to Cannes you’ll have a magical moment where you just know Ryan Gosling will walk out of a gorgeous yacht and claim his love for you. … Continue reading Cannes Film Festival: the Disappointing Pavilion

The 5 types of trips you must take before 30!

5 Types of Vacations you Must Take Before you Turn 30

30 isn’t that old. It really better not be that old because I’m fast-approaching it and am very into my youthful looks and ways. But….30 is when a lot of things start to change. Not just your body (but that will happen, too) and your thought-process – somehow staying up until 5am drinking jagerbombs doesn’t … Continue reading 5 Types of Vacations you Must Take Before you Turn 30

A wellness festival that screams opulence

Prairie Snowflake: A Luxurious Wellness Festival

Opulence. Comfort. Calming. It’s what a wellness festival should feel like. Prairie Snowflake hit the mark the second I arrived to check-in at the Fort Garry Hotel. The iconic hotel screams of luxurious nights out and mistakes made. It’s where you can picture ladies in fur coats, a soft cloche and long cigarette holder over … Continue reading Prairie Snowflake: A Luxurious Wellness Festival

How to pack for a yoga festival

Packing for a Yoga Festival

Packing for a yoga festival is the most fun I ever have packing for any trip; there are just so many cute accessories to bring along and everything looks Instagram-worthy. For this festival, I'm staying in a hotel (Hotel Fort Garry for some extra luxury), so there was no need to pack camping equipment like … Continue reading Packing for a Yoga Festival

find out what happened when I stopped meditating and practicing yoga

What Happened When I Stopped Meditating and Practicing Yoga

I would’ve been the first to tell you that yoga is boring and meditating is garbage. But, the last couple of years brought on such severe migraines I was willing to try anything – if you told me that buying a pig and rubbing its belly every day would cure me, I’d do it. So, … Continue reading What Happened When I Stopped Meditating and Practicing Yoga

Find out how to stick to a yoga routine while traveling!

How to Stick to a Yoga Routine While on Vacation: 5 Easy Ways

Sticking to any routine while on vacation can be hard; never mind sticking to a work-out routine. But, yoga is a little different. For one, you can end up with some wicked Instagram shots of you doing tree-pose in front of the Eiffel Tower, or Scorpion on some beautiful beach. Yoga also does so much … Continue reading How to Stick to a Yoga Routine While on Vacation: 5 Easy Ways