Creating David: The Story of Michelangelo's Famous Statue of David

In 1501, Michelangelo (yes, the same guy who painted the famous Sistine Chapel located in the Vatican in Rome) accepted a commission to carve a marble sculpture of the biblical David to be placed high atop a buttress on the Florentine Cathedral


The 10 Most-Visited Museums In The World

Put your hand up if you are one of those people who LOVES to geek-out in museums when you travel! On every trip I take, I make it my goal to visit at least one well-known and one totally quirky museum (looking at you chocolate museum in Barcelona!) before leaving the city. 


Start Your Trip Right! 8 Tips For A Seamless Arrival

You finally got your suitcase zipped-up, made it to the airport with minutes to spare before check-in closed, managed to get through security without being strip-searched, and had just enough time to buy water, a magazine, and some chocolate (I never fly without chocolate), before it was time to board.


Your Guide to Trekking The Epic West Coast Trail on Vancouver Island

The West Coast Trail will forever hold a special place in my heart. I embarked on this epic 75 km trek with a group of fellow trekkers that included my dad, my best friend and her dad, and three of our dads' friends. 


10 Things That Are Illegal in Singapore

Singapore is known for having very strict laws and a zero-tolerance policy, which is why the country has one of the lowest crime rates in the world. 

But some of the things that are considered illegal are, well, kind of normal — especially to a visitor.


The Eruv Wire: Did You Know That There's An Invisible Wire Hanging Above Manhattan?

Nope, that web of wires you might notice above your head while wandering through Manhatten are not all for carrying electricity. 

There are actually 18 miles(!) of translucent wire that run throughout the borough called an eruv.


3 Amazing Restaurants In New York City That You Must Experience

One of the most important things about traveling is eating — and not just because your travel buddy gets grumpy when she's hungry. A city's food and the ambiance in the places it is served can end up being some of your favourite, most memorable experiences.


Dining In New York City By The Numbers [Infographic] Did you know that Manhattan has one Starbucks location every 5.6 blocks?! 

Dining In New York City By The Numbers [Infographic]
Did you know that Manhattan has one Starbucks location every 5.6 blocks?! 

8 Sights In New York City That Live Up To The Hype Guys, I (seriously) love New York. I knew that I loved it before I had even set foot in it.

8 Sights In New York City That Live Up To The Hype
Guys, I (seriously) love New York. I knew that I loved it before I had even set foot in it.

Destination Paris: Unconventional Things To Do in This Must-See City The Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, Champs-Elysees — there are so many incredible things to see and do in Paris.

Destination Paris: Unconventional Things To Do in This Must-See City
The Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, Champs-Elysees — there are so many incredible things to see and do in Paris.

How To Pack Your Carry-On Bag Like An Expert Packing a carry-on for a trip involving air travel isn’t rocket science, but it's easy to forget very important items! 

How To Pack Your Carry-On Bag Like An Expert
Packing a carry-on for a trip involving air travel isn’t rocket science, but it's easy to forget very important items! 

5 Important Questions To Ask A Potential Travel Buddy  Trust me, travelling can test ANY relationship. 

5 Important Questions To Ask A Potential Travel Buddy 
Trust me, travelling can test ANY relationship. 

How To Protect Your Travel Funds And Become a Cash-Savvy Traveller Whether you are a penny-pinching backpacker or a traveller with deeper pockets, everyone loves a great, cash saving travel tip.

How To Protect Your Travel Funds And Become a Cash-Savvy Traveller
Whether you are a penny-pinching backpacker or a traveller with deeper pockets, everyone loves a great, cash saving travel tip.


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