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Monday Morning Series: See The World

I recently read an article about getting lost in travel….not in the traditional sense of getting lost and not knowing where you are, but in the sense of letting yourself be immersed in the experience of travel – no plans, no expectations….or like Nike says: Just Do It! So, the question for this Monday morning … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series: Que Sera, Sera

Que sera, sera….whatever will be, will be! This past week I was in Montreal living the Montreal Bucket List of unique winter adventures and experiences and stayed at the Snow Village in Parc Jean-Drapeau. Love this photo – made some great new friends and had a brilliant time crossing “sleeping in an ice hotel” off my … Continue reading

TDBL Roundup – January 2013

I have been writing Travel Destination Bucket List for over a year now, and I am realizing that there is a lot of information buried down in the archives. Thanks to Susan Wingate and her post about newsletters and The Lazy Travelers with their No Travel Required series, I thought I would incorporate a similar … Continue reading

Top 5 Travel Experiences from 2012

Top 5 Travel Experiences from 2012 2012 was a travel bonanza!  I never would have guessed, ringing in the New Year in Prague, that I would see and experience so much throughout 2012. Travel in 2012 ran the gamut of experiences from luxurious hotel stays in the Mayan Riviera at the Fairmont Mayakoba Resort and … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series: Where to Next?

A question I am often asked….. Where to next?? Only time will tell!  Happy Monday.

Walking to Santiago

Walking to Santiago Hoping to savour my last day on the Camino de Santiago, I left my final pension in Arca rather late.  With the rains of the day before finally past, the trail had an ethereal and misty presence in the morning.  It was the perfect atmosphere for my final day of walking into … Continue reading

The Home Stretch on the Camino de Santiago

Things started to get a little crazy on the homestretch into Santiago – the Camino had become a zoo! I had been duly warned, but was blissed out on the last few days of walking and really didn’t pay attention to what I had been told!  The guide book warned me, a tour guide in … Continue reading

Baptism By Fire: Camino de Santiago

Day 1 – Saint Jean Pied du Port to Roncesvalles – baptism by fire on the Camino de Santiago It was still dark out, but the rustling of bed sheets started at 5:30.  This didn’t matter as I had already been awake for some time!  After nothing by sunshine and heatwave in Croatia, the damp and … Continue reading

Transition Zone

All my adult life, I have worked towards succeeding in my career, rising to top honours in 2010, sacrificing time with family and friends, forgetting my needs as I gave my all for the ranking of #1 in my company for all of Canada.  Some said it couldn’t be done, but with dogged determination, I … Continue reading

The Thrills and Chills of PBP

PBP – Paris Brest-Paris – an epic feat of endurance, courage and sometimes a little crazy – I did it in 2007 and am happy to say:  I survived the thrills and chills of PBP! What is PBP you ask?  PBP is the most famous long-distance randonnée: 1200 kms (745 miles) done in a maximum of … Continue reading

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