On this day: Busan, South Korea

See more from my On This Day series here, where I celebrate travel memories on their trip anniversaries. On November 6, 2018, I was in Busan, South Korea. It was our second day in South Korea and it was time to make a day trip to meet up with our friend in Busan. She was attending…

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A budget break in London, England

Back in 2017, a visit to London, England was my first self-planned European vacation (pre-Brexit). My sister and I booked our one week getaway to the English capital when we saw a super cheap flight deal on WestJet. At the time, they were marketing roundtrip airfare to London Gatwick at about $500 CAD from Toronto.…

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Boats, temples, and trains in Bangkok

Today’s forecast: 33ยฐ C, sunny โ˜€๏ธ Mosquito bite tally: 4 Cruising along the khlongs Today was our first full day in Bangkok as part of the Intrepid tour. We awoke early in the morning for breakfast, and then met our guide for a river cruise. Bangkok is sometimes referred to as the ‘Venice of the East’,…

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