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The Liebster Award

A big thank you to Drea from Travels With Drea for nominating me for a Liebster Award!  You can explore her fantastic blog right here. It is both an honor to be recognized and great chance to promote some fellow bloggers. What is a Liebster Award? The Liebster is an award given to bloggers by bloggers. It’s an opportunity for new bloggers to […]

The Vibrant Street Art of Valencia, Spain

Valencia was the first stop of our Spanish road trip, and we didn’t really have any preconceived ideas about the city beyond oranges and paella. What we found was a very unique medieval and modern city, with an abundance of street art that gives a fresh twist to exploring its old town. Overshadowed by Madrid and Barcelona, Valencia is […]

Amazing Japan: Five Insider Survival Tips

Japan has one of the world’s most fascinating cultures to explore. Our daughter Carlee has spent the last few years living in Asia, much of that time in Japan. We were able to visit her there recently, and her experience made our trip so much easier. Here are some of her insider survival tips to make your visit to amazing […]

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Top 3 Secrets for Saving Money on Flights

Sometimes people raise their eyebrows when they hear we’re going on another trip, or wonder how we can afford to travel often. I’m a travel bargain hunter, and while we want to splurge now and then we are always looking for ways to cut our travel expenses. Saving on airfare is the first thing we look […]

Must See Highlights of Jasper National Park

Seven Bears and Lemon Squares I live in Calgary, Alberta, so Jasper National Park is essentially local. It attracts visitors from around the world, but crazy as it seems I have never been there until now. We visit Banff National Park several times a year, but I was blown away by the spectacular natural beauty of Jasper. […]

Prepare for the Bears in Canada’s Mountain Parks

On our recent trip to Jasper National Park we saw seven black bears! It was pretty thrilling when this black bear looked up and acknowledged our presence. Like all the bears we spotted, we were watching this one from our car pulled over at the side of the road while in the Jasper area. You […]