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Have you heard of the ‘no ‘poo method’? Don’t worry; ‘poo’ is short for shampoo, not the other thing that you were thinking (and I know you were). In short, the no ‘poo method, sometimes referred to as a movement, is the act of cutting conventional shampoos out of your hair washing routine. There are[…]
When I pack, I like to start early, and I like to break it down into sections so that I don’t get overwhelmed. I usually start with containers and bags to make different kits; my toiletry kit, my first aid kit, and my documents kit. If I don’t, everything gets lost and unorganized, I[…]
Hello, fellow coffee drinkers. Greetings, all you tea sippers. Between all of the travel, sightseeing, and adventures during your time abroad (and to the lovelies at home, too); it’s easy to consume without realizing what you are leaving behind, and how your actions are impacting the environment. We all know that recycling is amazing. Products[…]
Before we get into all things France, if you’re not listening to the Amelie Poulain soundtrack, I suggest you do so now. France has always been on the top of my dream destinations list. It’s romantic, sophisticated, and the old soul that dwells deep within me craves it more and more as the years pass.[…]
Camping in Tofino, British Columbia. Camping season is upon us, and with it comes unexpected rainfalls, fire bans and cold nights. However, there are many ways get prepared, and in doing so, making your camping experience enjoyable and comfortable. Start with the basics. Grab yourself a tent. Sounds simple enough, but for[…]
Tofino, British Columbia, has all of the classic characteristics that you would find on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. Expansive, white sand beaches stretching out for miles; gusts of cool wind that coax out goosebumps on your skin, even on the warmest of days; and because of the consistent rainfall, lush flora peppers every[…]
As I start to dwindle down my belongings to the few items that I’ll be taking with me to New Zealand, I want to be sure that I’ll be leaving the smallest carbon footprint that I possibly can while I’m abroad. Between all of the travel, sightseeing, and adventures; it’s easy to consume without realizing[…]
Golden sands entrapped by cascading waves falling perfectly, emanating a gorgeous white colour at the break. Dolphins playing, whales jumping, and surfers dancing across the rolling water with ease to a backdrop of sunshine and wanderlust; Byron Bay stands unique in Australia. The lighthouse looks approvingly across the free spirited community like a proud parent hiding the naughty, forgotten[…]
I went backpacking in Greece and Germany for just over a month when I was 19. This was my first travel experience without the comforts of my family; the wise advice from older adults, well timed out schedules, and the assurance that you were eating at least 3 meals a day. That was one of[…]
“Hey man you want a tour?!” said a small Filipino guy dressed in a old tattered brown t-shirt with the words“Minimum” printed on the front and “Inmate – Iwahig Prison and Penal farm” printed on the back. He wandered over from a group of other inmates wearing an array of coloured t-shirts to display whether[…]