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Brussels Points of Interest

Brussels Points of Interest

Brussels was a stop over between western and eastern Europe. I was making my way to Hungary and the cheapest flight to Budapest was from Brussels. I jumped on a train from Rotterdam to Brussels to check out the European capital. Chocolate, waffles, frites et […]

Solo Female Travel: What I’ve Learned

Solo Female Travel: What I’ve Learned

Solo travel is particularly rewarding, but can be daunting and lonely at times.  I constantly celebrate the victories – a little shimmy victory dance every time my luggage appears on the baggage conveyor belt. And I try to let go of the negativity or unpleasant […]

The Most Charming Towns in Tuscany

The Most Charming Towns in Tuscany

One of our favourite things about Tuscany was driving around the country side and discovering charming Tuscan cities and towns. We purposely avoided main highways and opted for smaller roads when we drove around Tuscany one day. We couldn’t see everything in one day, but […]

Mantua: Italy’s Hidden Gem

Mantua: Italy’s Hidden Gem

Leaving the Italian Alps Mark and I left the Italian Alps with anticipation to get away from the altitude and switch back roads. The altitude was not kind to my stomach (I experienced major bloating). The switch back roads were fun at first, but they […]

How To Travel Europe Cheaply

How To Travel Europe Cheaply

I refuse to believe that travel is expensive. If you’re flexible, you can travel cheaply and see the world! Below are some of the ways that I’ve saved money while traveling. Accommodation Airbnb Airbnb has been on the scene for a number of years and […]

Cod Jigging in Newfoundland

Cod Jigging in Newfoundland

I’m not sure who had the idea to go out to be screeched in the night before hitting the open ocean for cod jigging because it certainly was not the wisest of ideas. The screech in ceremony is a right of passage to becoming an […]

Liebster Award

Liebster Award

Simply Sojourns receives a Liebster Award I am so excited to accept the Liebster Award from Ali at What Ali Sees. Ali and her husband travel the world with their young children showing you that you don’t have to compromise a family for a life of travel. Ali […]

10 Things To Do in St. Johns Newfoundland

10 Things To Do in St. Johns Newfoundland

We visited St. Johns Newfoundland during the off-season. There were no boat tours, no icebergs, and no whale or puffin sightings. In true Newfoundland spirit, however, we were greeted with hospitality by good people. Despite being CFAs (come from away), the locals ensured we had […]

Four Dumb Things I Have Done While Travelling

Four Dumb Things I Have Done While Travelling

  I left my iPad in the hostel kitchen The morning I was scheduled to take the train from Amsterdam to Den Haag, I woke up in my hostel bunk fairly early and quietly dressed and packed as to not wake my roommates. In the […]

Everything I Ate in Budapest

Everything I Ate in Budapest

  I had been looking forward to Hungarian cuisine in the build up to my arrival in Budapest. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I knew I wanted to taste as many dishes as I could. I ended up sticking closely to the goulashes […]

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