Travelling within Canada during Covid-19

Our recent trip to Niagara Falls a couple weeks ago was the furthest that we’ve ventured out since our return from Cambodia and Vietnam in February, pre-pandemic. What was it like embarking on our first travel experience since the Covid-19 pandemic? Refund policies for transportation and hotels are more flexible. We opted to take public…

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Is there a doctor on board?

As I am currently scraping the bottom of the barrel in terms of travel blog content, I thought about writing up a short post about my past resort vacation to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. However, whilst pondering that post, I remembered that my experience on the flight there was perhaps a lot more ‘exciting’ than…

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Being a doctor during the COVID-19 pandemic

We are approaching a month since we returned to Canada from our trip to Cambodia and Vietnam. It sure was a different world just a few short weeks ago. When we departed for Southeast Asia in early February, the COVID-19 outbreak was an emerging concern, but it was still primarily contained in mainland China, with…

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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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5 tips for staying healthy while travelling

*Update 25/08/2020: Since this post was written, the Covid-19 pandemic has evolved. Guidelines aptly change as new information becomes available; this is how science works. Wear a mask or face covering to protect yourself and those around you. Reconsider non-essential travel and adhere to self-isolation requirements in your region. As we approach our departure to…

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