Category Archives: Travel Blog

A collection of travel blogs from various trips

Mayan Circle Part 10

8am we met at the reception to walk towards the pier to catch our boat. Our driver Domingo was quite chill and friendly, although I suspect he was bored most of the time. He had his Ipod blasting non-stop the … Continue reading

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Mayan Circle Part 11 – Palenque to Antigua

We head towards Antigua. It was a 5hr bus ride, but along the way we stopped at Chichicastenango, a renowned local market. This place had everything a tourist would want to buy. Clothing, food, gadgets, cultural goods and knives. It … Continue reading

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Some Dollar Store Items Should Stay at the Dollar Store

Ever since the dollar stores came to Canada, I have to admit that i’ve replaced many of my daily items with dollar-store standards instead. Cotton Pads, q-tips, headbands, sunglasses cases, etc. So far the dollar store has not disappointed me. … Continue reading

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The 10 min rule

I have this new rule whenever I look for a new service such as hair stylist, dentist or optometrist etc.It has to be within 10 min drive, otherwise I refuse to go. So far this rule, has served me well.Now … Continue reading

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How to get from Varadero to Havana

If you’re doing a Cuba tour or cuba cycling tour, most tours will start in Havana. If you book early, flights to Havana or Varadero work out to be the same price. But if you’ve planned late, like most people, … Continue reading

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Project Bike Cam

In about a week I’ll be heading towards the fascinating land of Cuba for a bicycle tour. I will be biking around the lesser traveled areas of Cuba away from the All-Inclusive resorts that have popped up all over the … Continue reading

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6 signs you’re getting old

The songs you grew up listening are now part of the playlist on Retro nights at clubs. You’ve shifted age categories for surveys or forms. You body hurts in places it never hurt before. You’re not longer up to date … Continue reading

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UK shopping

Usually shopping in the UK & Europe is more expensive than North America, but with the strength of the dollar, there’s some awesome deals to be had overseas. Usually outdoor gear such as rucksucks, backpacks, etc. can easily be over … Continue reading

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Beware of Duty Free: They might still try to rip you off.

I remember looking on the website for my flight to check the duty free prices of some of the items. when I arrived at the airport, i thought to myself that the prices were a bit higher than i remembered. … Continue reading

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Topdeck Tours Scenic Scandi 15 day tour

This tour is actually part of the larger tour known as Red Star Special. Why I chose this tour –  I had already visited most of Western Europe and didn’t want to revisit those places just yet. This tour had … Continue reading

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