Trip roundup: More thoughts on Cambodia & Vietnam

We are now safely back in Toronto, getting reacclimated to the brisk temperatures and snowstorms. I’m still trying to rework my circadian rhythm to get over this terrible jet lag, so am forcing myself to stay awake by writing this blog post, with a few more random thoughts on my recent journey through Cambodia and…

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Saving the date for Cambodia & Vietnam

My work schedule for the first quarter of 2020 has been set and my vacation dates confirmed, so now it’s time to start anticipating my next travel adventure! After an awesome trip to Thailand and Laos this past April, I knew that I wanted to return to Southeast Asia. Next February, Mr. Chuckles and I…

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The hills are alive in San Francisco

I just spent about a week in San Francisco and have the blisters to prove it. I visited this hilly city for a two day conference, and afterward took the opportunity to do some sight seeing in the company of Mr. Chuckles when he joined me over the weekend. In the span of three days,…

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Exploring my backyard: Toronto, Canada

Other than a short trip to San Francisco coming up next month, I am wrapping up my travel plans for 2019 and will be living the homebody life until the new year. In the few months that I’ve been writing this travel blog, I have yet to highlight my hometown of Toronto! As the largest…

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24 hours in Lima

The format of this post is inspired by one of my favourite New York Times travel series, 36 Hours. We spent one full day in Lima to cap off our trip to Peru. After nearly two weeks of early mornings and bodily strain sustained in Cusco, the Sacred Valley, on the Inca Trail, and in…

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Surviving the short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Since my last post, we have moved onto the Amazon jungle portion of our travels in Peru. It took me a few days to get a strong enough WiFi signal out here to upload my photos, so here is the belated recap of our short Inca Trail experience! The classic Inca Trail hike requires 4…

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A delicious weekend in Montrรฉal

After returning from my grand journey in Southeast Asia and getting back into the grind of work and daily life this past month, I decided it was time to satisfy my travel craving once more. Mr. Chuckles had only a long weekend to spare for vacation time, so we opted to take a local mini…

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Best and worst of Intrepid Travel Thailand & Laos Adventure

Those who followed this blog over the past couple weeks will know that my recent trip through northern Thailand and Laos was with a small group tour via Intrepid Travel, specifically the 13 day Thailand and Laos Adventure. Now that I’m settled back at home, I’ll leave you with a review of my experience on…

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