Personal Stories

Montreal: A Love Letter to the City I Left Behind

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There are many cities in the world that have taken hold in my heart. But it all started in Montreal. Montreal is the place where I was born. The place where I grew up. The place where I was a child, a teenager, a young adult and whatever you want to call me now. The place where I loved and was loved. It’s a place where I always felt cherished and that al[...]

Couples who travel & blog: Romy and Luke

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As you know, we have started a series introducing you to our favorite traveling couples. Next up in our spotlight are Romy and Luke of the blog “Tag Along Travellers”, a couple whose motto is "dream, believe and make it happen!" Romy & Luke: Traveling instead of wedding-planning Though Romy and Luke come from a very small country, they’ve already t[...]

22 Ways Loving Yourself is the Foundation for Beautiful Adventures

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“Follow your path guided by your heart and never lose focus while pursuing what you love. Make choices that embrace fear and make you feel alive.” It has been some time now since I left my previous home in Vancouver, not only to explore South America on my own, but also to learn about myself and the human spirit. I embarked on a journey that was never set o[...]

Travelette of the Month: Tabea Mathern

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We’re back with another Travelette of the Month interview! Each month, this is where you can find out more about the ladies behind the website. Even though every Travelette is unique, bringing her own perspective, travel style, and point of view to the team, they are all sharing their passion through writing and photography. This month, we find out a litt[...]

What I take away from 2016

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2016, you sucked balls! I can't even pinpoint exactly what it was apart from the political and social issues, votes and decisions that left an incredibly bitter aftertaste. I started the year in a hut in the mountains in Norway, traveled to seven different countries (and three times to Austria, weird) and was involved in several really cool photography and j[...]

Couples who travel & blog: Aimee and Paul

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As you know, we have started introducing you to our favorite traveling couples and decided to make this a series. Next up in our spotlight are Aimee and Paul of the blog “Snap Happy Travel”: an Irish girl and an English guy with a passion for backpacking and each other. Paul & Aimee: the European backpackers What I love the most about travel (and l[...]

What Traveling with my Dad taught me about life (after almost driving me insane)

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Last year I went on an incredible trip around Zambia and Tanzania. I got showered in the spray of the Victoria Falls, I canoed down the Zambezi River, went on a three day safari, attempted to climb Mt Kilimanjaro, spend a night in a luxurious tent hotel at the edge of Ngorongoro Crater and found paradise on Zanzibar. I didn't do any of this on my own though [...]

My Strong but Rocky Relationship with my Hometown

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After three rewarding and enlightening months of traveling around Europe, one backpack, waves of memories and great feelings, I wanted to end my nomadic lifestyle in order to be home for the holidays in December. I come from an island in the Indian Ocean, called Reunion Island. It is undoubtedly beautiful, sunny and laid back, with white sandy beaches tha[...]

The Pros and Cons of Feeling 'At Home'

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'Home' is a concept I think about a lot. It can mean such different things to different people, and it can mean different things to the same person throughout their lifetime. Some people are blessed with the unique ability to feel at home anywhere. These people should count themselves very fortunate, for this doesn't come quite so easily to the rest of us.  [...]

The Meaning of Home when you always Travel

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I come from a small town in the north east of France called Châlons-en-Champagne. I was born and raised there, in the Champagne region. Even though it is what I call HOME, I am sure that you have never heard of it - and that's OK. In a way it is funny for me to talk about HOME. If you would ask my friends and family, they would say I am never home. They a[...]