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7 of the World’s Most Picturesque Desert Landscapes

San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

My eyes grew so wide with childlike wonder the first time I saw a desert in real life. Deserts are the one type of landscape that always amazes me. I initially thought they were only found in places like Africa or Asia. As I’ve been traversing the globe, I’ve visited a few remarkable deserts that are all […]

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Exploring Italy’s Atlantic coast: 5 of the prettiest towns you’ve probably never heard of

I cycled along Italy’s Adriatic coastline as part of a cycling tour that started in Venice and ended in the town of Poreç, along the Istrian Peninsula in northern Croatia.  It’s an area of Italy that often gets overlooked in favour of the colourful Cinque Terre, the Almafi Coast, and the ancient cities of Rome, […]

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Road tripping through France

Road Tripping Through France

There’s something to be said about heading out on the open highway, the wind blowing through the windows, the freedom to stop wherever you want, whenever you want. One of the most memorable road trips we’ve done was from Paris to Avignon. Stopping in five towns, eating delicious food and seeing beautiful sights along the way. […]

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Scams to avoid in Paris

  On my way to Paris, I kind of expected to eat croissants, drink wine in the sunshine, and get one of those jumping in front of the Eiffel Tower pictures. I ended up eating a jar of Nutella, drinking a warm beer alone on the grass by the Eiffel Tower, and taking this unfortunate […]

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Must-see Gaudí architecture in Barcelona

Casa Batlló

It’s no secret that Barcelona is one of the most beautiful and visited cities in the world. While you don’t need me to tell you that there are a million things to see and do in Barcelona, I do encourage you to look up and around, especially at Antoni Gaudí’s architecture. Sprinkled all over the […]

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Sao Paulo: much more than shopping

While living in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo was never on the top of my “must see” list in Brazil… […]


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