Covid-19 has caused a lot of strife for people all over the world from different backgrounds and countries, some more than others. I'm speaking from the perspective of someone living in a developed country (Canada). Sure the pandemic hit us here too, there are 122,000 confirmed cases (as of August 2020) and 9034 deaths. Covid… Continue reading Traveling During Covid-19
Hey guys! Today I thought I’d bring up a really good question I get asked and I see being asked quite often. “What is the best way to travel in a sustainable way?” The short answer is to not fly anywhere. It's common knowledge that flights are basically CO2 producing devil spawn. Greta made… Continue reading Vote With Your Dollar When Travelling!
Hey there! Last week I was in a rage over fast fashion and I went over some ways to combat this monster of an industry. Today I'm going to talk about how to find a style that reflects you and how this is KEY to packing like a minimalist. (See how I said “like”?) You… Continue reading How To Ditch Fast Fashion And Pack Like A Minimalist Part 2
Hey there! Can we talk about fast fashion for a second? Cheap retailers like h&m and forever 21 offer clothing prices that just cannot be beat. I mean 7$ for a t-shirt and 20$ jeans? Who wouldn't go for that. I'm here to tell you all about fast fashion, why it's bad, how you can… Continue reading How To Ditch Fast Fashion And Pack Like A Minimalist (at the same time)
Hey there! Beware this is a dry (less visual) post compared to my previous topics but I honestly get this question A LOT and it needs explaining! An interesting conversation with my mom the other day sparked an idea for a blog post. She was humming and hawing over whether or not to buy a new… Continue reading How In The Hell Do I Afford To Travel So Much?
Hey there! Traveling can be a tricky mistress. It makes you step back and take a look at your life and the things you want from it. It also has this funny way of teaching you things you never thought you would need to know, and it does so in the strangest of ways. When… Continue reading 25 Travel Revelations at 25
Hey there! Everyone is bound to make travel mistakes, whether it's your first trip or your 20th! Here are some extremely common ones that are really easy to avoid with a little time and preparation! Not knowing the visa/ entry requirements for the country you are traveling to. Do some research beforehand and see… Continue reading Travel Mistakes You’ll Make At Least Once!
Dear Amanda at 18, Right now you are probably just back from your very first trip on a plane, and your very first time outside of Canada! I know how much you loved Turkey and how you are excited and so eager to share everything you’ve learned with your friends and family. You have found… Continue reading A Letter To My 18 Year-Old Self
Hey there! Late in the evening on August 1st, I received a lovely message from a fellow blogger friend, nominating me for the Sunshine Blogger Award. I was totally taken aback as I am still new to the whole blogging world and I was honored that she would think to nominate me! I immediately started… Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award 2018
Hey there! On my recent 7 day trip to Belize, I managed to squeeze my small pineapple backpack FULL of things I thought I would need or want while I was away. After a few days of carrying this heavy backpack with me, I quickly realized just how wrong I was. Minimalism is essentially letting… Continue reading How To Pack Like A Minimalist