Hometown Series: Grande Prairie Canada Visitor Tips from Alison Karlene Hodgins

Hometown Series: Grande Prairie Canada Visitor Tips from Alison Karlene Hodgins

This is the first article in a new series where travel enthusiasts share tips for visitors to their own hometowns. You can expect to find lots of helpful insight in these posts from unique local perspectives. In this post, I interviewed my friend Alison Karlene Hodgins, 

Kelsey Shares What Remote Work as a Pinterest Manager & Graphic Designer is Like

Kelsey Shares What Remote Work as a Pinterest Manager & Graphic Designer is Like

Today on the blog, Kelsey from Sights Better Seen is sharing about her remote work journey. If you’ve ever been curious about becoming a Pinterest Manager, Graphic Designer, or Freelance Writer, this is the post for you! Kelsey truly does a little bit of everything 

12 Kelowna Beaches to Visit this Summer

12 Kelowna Beaches to Visit this Summer

I grew up in Kelowna and have always loved going to the beach. In the hot summers, my sister and I would beg our parents to take us to the beaches because running through the backyard sprinklers just didn’t always cut it. We would go 

The Best Things to Do in Tofino BC & Other Travel Tips from Someone Who Lives There

The Best Things to Do in Tofino BC & Other Travel Tips from Someone Who Lives There

My sister, Sophie, and her partner, Brodie, moved to Tofino, BC just over a year ago. Even though we grew up in Kelowna, and I even lived in Victoria for a few years, I hadn’t actually ventured out to Tofino until well after they moved 

15 Valentine’s Traditions from Around the World

15 Valentine’s Traditions from Around the World

There are so many countries around the world that celebrate Valentine’s Day or have similar ‘love’ celebrations. However, many places have very unique traditions. Some countries only celebrate romantic love and some celebrate friendship. Gift-giving traditions differ and so do the festivities. From walking barefoot 

Flying with a Pug: Everything You Need to Know

Flying with a Pug: Everything You Need to Know

My husband and I adopted our pug from a dog-rescuer in Mexico City the year we first moved there. We lived there for three years but a few months ago we moved back to Canada. The reason we had chosen to adopt a small dog 

Visit Chiapas: How to Spend 3 Days in Chiapas Mexico

Visit Chiapas: How to Spend 3 Days in Chiapas Mexico

A few weeks ago my husband, in-laws and I went to Chiapas to visit my husbands’ grandfather. Chiapas is the southernmost state in Mexico and shares a border with Guatemala. There are so many wonderful things to see and do in Chiapas. It can definitely 

Vaccinated Travel: COVID-19 Nurse, Emily Scott, Answers FAQ

Vaccinated Travel: COVID-19 Nurse, Emily Scott, Answers FAQ

So many places around the world are opening up for tourism. Some are opening up for everyone, and others are opening up solely for fully-vaccinated travelers. With multiple countries, cities, restaurants, and other tourist-attracting sites opening their doors, many questions come to mind. Is it 

Vaccine Tourism: Why We Went to the USA to Get Vaccinated

Vaccine Tourism: Why We Went to the USA to Get Vaccinated

This past weekend my husband, Arturo, and I went to the USA to get vaccinated against COVID-19. There are many reasons why we and others are making the decision to get vaccinated abroad and I’m going to share them with you. I will also be 

9 Countries Paying Tourists to Visit After COVID-19

9 Countries Paying Tourists to Visit After COVID-19

I think it’s safe to say that we all need a vacation after this pandemic. Luckily, many countries are willing to pay you to visit or give you once-in-a-lifetime deals to help you plan a dream trip on a budget! Here are 9 countries paying