Category: Why Travel?

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I’ve Got Fernweh!

I’m always dreaming about travel – reading numerous blog posts and magazines in search of bites of information and inspiration. All it takes is a pretty photograph of some far flung paradise and my heart begins to ache for adventure. So,…

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Am I Too Old To Go Travelling?

Before deciding to go travelling in Canada, I was riddled with insecurities about being too old for backpacking. What is the best age to go travelling? Is 28 a good age to go backpacking? Am I too old for long-term…

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You Can Make Your Travel Dream Happen

I have wanted to go travelling for a long time. Ever since I got back from several months in Australia in 2005, I knew this would not be my last stint of wanderlust.

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Why I Want to Travel Solo

In a matter of months I will be heading off on my first big solo trip. I am both excited and scared, but know that this is the right thing for me to do. Here is why I am planning…

Backpacking: The best thing I ever did

Travelling puts everything into focus. Getting away for two weeks might very well charge your batteries. But, just like those AAs, it doesn’t take long before energy-levels start to dwindle again. Backpacking long-term was without a doubt one of the…