Hotel Review: Rove Downtown, Dubai

When I booked this hotel I was very excited to see if it lived up to the hype I read from other travellers who stayed here. We were pleasantly surprised that it not only met our expectations but exceeded them. Aside from being one of the nicest hotels we’ve ever been to, it was also…

Places We Want to Go in 2017

Every traveller has a physical or mental list they keep to themselves of places they want to go. These lists have especially come in handy for us when winter approaches or is in full effect and we’re desperate to go anywhere that is warm. Our list is an accumulation of blogs we’ve read and conversations we’ve had with…

Visting Toronto From a Local’s Perspective

It’s weird that it’s more comfortable writing about places you’re less familiar with than ones you know very well. I think this has a lot to do with the feeling of wanting to do your city justice and represent it well. Toronto has really grown up in the past couple years. This isn’t always easy…

Wanderlost: Facing the Unpredictable with Budget Travel

Sometimes planning a journey to 1 destination becomes 3, and sometimes flights to 3 destinations can turn into 8.  This was one of those times! I had plans to visit Amsterdam and Vienna in mid-December, but I also wanted to squeeze in a trip to Iceland with my partner before the Holidays. It made sense to group them all…