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Kathmandu, Pokhara, Poonhill Trail, Nepal  Finalement!!!!After a very long school term, nearly 3 months,with not one single break-not a 3 day weekend, not a rain day…nothing, alas, breathing I sigh of relief I packed my bag for a 2 week adventure starting in Nepal and ending in Thailand.  Knowing that my time in the UAE and my flippant travel adventures would slow down afterwards, I knew that this 2 week break would… Read More

Mbeya,Tanzania The drive to Mbeya from Malawi is all mountains, trees, lake views, and small villages.  Mbeya is elevated above the malaria line so it’s cold but the valley is beautiful.  Looking at google maps, I realized that Mbeya is settled in The Great Rift Valley which is not really one large trench but a network of similar trenches that extends from Lebanon to Mozambique. I realized that I had been to… Read More

Find out how to spend a few glorious days in Malawi. Warning this post contains zombies and long walks.

Where 3 ladies try to negotiate bus travel through Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Malawi

Spend a weekend in Abu Dhabi, watch the sunset and experience the city like an expat.

Someone: “What are your Travel Plans for Winter Break ?” (2016/17) Me:“I’m going to Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, and Tanzania.” Someone: “Oh wow!  So do you take flights between all the countries?” Me: “We have a flight from Harare to Victoria Falls and then Mbeya TZ, to Dar Es Salaam, TZ.  The other times we will take a bus.” Someone: “You guys need to be careful, (doom doom doom) I’ve heard that people… Read More

Part 2: Murica: Mormons, Rednecks, Mennonites, and Strip Clubs…about what you’d expect really.  5,524km/3,349miles I know some people in the USA, family, friends, and my boyfriend.  Before this trip I’d only been to Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, and New York. Usually when people travel to the USA from Canada they go to Florida, California, and New York.  I tried to map out a route that took me from Seattle, to San Francisco,… Read More

I am terrified of birds, Stanley Park is therefore a terrifying place for an Ornithophobe; there are all the usual suspects: pigeons, seagulls, crows, and tiny birds I cannot name, but there are also massive Canadian Geese and Swans.  I saw a tourist chasing a Goose, trying to get the perfect shot, I was both amused and horrified by this scene.