An adventure in Morocco

In April I got to explore the magical country of Morocco with my mom on an amazing two-week tour with Intrepid.  Intrepid focuses on small group travel and places that are off the beaten track while keeping in mind carbon offset, so while we got to see the main cities and touristy areas, we also …

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Five things I learned on my first solo trip

Practical and emotional tips and advice from a novice traveller I took my first solo trip in October 2016 after talking about doing it for years. I started in Rome, went on a tour to the south of Italy, onwards to Paris, and ended in London. Here are five things I learned, which might be …

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Waiting for First Light: My Battle with PTSD

The phrase ‘must-read’ is warranted for Roméo Dallaire’s memoir Waiting for First Light: My Battle with PTSD. Especially poignant if you are Canadian and are concerned with how our country treats our veterans, or you have an interest in international affairs, human rights, and mental health. Dallaire is unflinching in his honesty with his battle …

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