This is based on my visit to the city in the summer of 2012. Contrary to the beliefs of the folks ignorant of meteorology, such as myself, Canada is not all snowstorms and parkas. It actually gets flipping hot out there. Make sure to check the weather before you go.
Anyways, I highly recommend Toronto as a tourist destination. There’s great transportation, a variety of culture, an emerging (at that time) food scene, and friendly people. Here are a couple of highlights in Toronto . . . Continue reading “Toronto Tidbits”
I don’t mean to scare anyone off traveling. It’s really one of the best things I’ve done in my short lifetime. You can meet some wonderful people, see monuments and things that you might only see on a Google search, and overall develop an appreciation for other cultures.
Having said that, it is important to know that tourists are often targeted in foreign countries. I’ve seen and heard it happen everywhere. I’m not saying that just because you’re a tourist you will be a victim, and I’m not saying that these tips will absolutely 100% prevent you from it, but I would like to pass some tips along to my fellow wanderers to lower the chances of being a target.
Read on . . . Continue reading “Travel Crime: Lower Your Chances of Being a Target”
Surprise surprise. Another San Francisco landmark I have never visited in all my years living in the Bay Area. Not everyone knows this, but you can walk to Coit Tower, and it’s actually better than driving.
Read on . . . Continue reading “The Sweaty Path to Coit Tower”
So you’ve planned your latest international trip. You have the time off work, the flights are booked, accommodations are set, you have tours set and a list of attractions to see. Everything is all hunky-dory, yes?
Maybe. Possibly. Make some tea and sit down. It’s a long one. Continue reading “Planning International Travel? Consider This . . .”
I’ve been fortunate enough to be able to travel my whole life. I’ve also made tons of mistakes while traveling. I thought I’d share some of the personal lessons I’ve learned with the hopes that you can learn from them. Feel free to also share your own. Continue reading “5 Travel Tidbits to Plan Your Trip”