YOLO TRAVEL EXPERIENCES

The adventurous 10 day Vietnam itinerary
Asia

The adventurous 10 day Vietnam itinerary



I get it. It's impossible to decide where to go in Vietnam with limited time, because there are so many cool spots from North to South. So instead of spending hours figuring ...
An unforgettable Bai Tu Long Bay cruise (Vietnam)
Asia

An unforgettable Bai Tu Long Bay cruise (Vietnam)



Legend has it that millions of years ago, a dragon descended on the sea Northeast of Vietnam, dropping hundreds of eggs, which hatched to form beautiful karst ...
10 Days in Bali with Kids
Asia

10 Days in Bali with Kids



Culture, scenic beauty, gastronomic delights, equatorial heat, adventure activities, and killer nightlife - Bali has it all. It's not easy to decide how to spend your 10 days ...
What to do in Phong Nha National Park, Vietnam with kids
Asia

What to do in Phong Nha National Park, Vietnam with kids



When I return from a trip, I usually write about my favourite place first. From our December 2018 trip, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park (Phong Nha) in Vietnam was that place. ...
Fancy a Tuscany road trip? Love wine? Read this.
Europe

Fancy a Tuscany road trip? Love wine? Read this.



A few years ago, I had the pleasure of drinking a bottle of 2008 Casanova di Neri Brunello di Montalcino. I instantly declared it one of the best red wines I had ever tasted ...
Tofino must dos (with or without kids)
North America

Tofino must dos (with or without kids)



At the edge of an island on the edge of a continent, sits the ruggedly beautiful surf town of Tofino, B.C., Canada. One of Vancouver Island's gems, Tofino had been on my ...
Secrets of the incredible Galapagos Islands (9 surprises I found there)
South America

Secrets of the incredible Galapagos Islands (9 surprises I found there)



The Galapagos Islands - sound exotic, right?! I remember learning about Charles Darwin's theories back in grade school and hearing of the Galapagos Islands for the first ...
70+ countries then baby makes three… now what?
Worldwide

70+ countries then baby makes three… now what?



Welcome to my first travel Q&A! I had this idea because I didn't want EVERY post on YOLO Travel Experiences to be about me and my family. I want to tell travel stories ...
10 days in Hawaii Island (the Big Island) with kids
North America

10 days in Hawaii Island (the Big Island) with kids





"I wanna go back to my little grass shack in Kealakekua, Hawaiiiiii..." This catchy tune ran through my head as I momentarily woke every so often from ...
Big Island snorkeling: why it’s the best (with video)
North America

Big Island snorkeling: why it’s the best (with video)



How awesome is snorkeling with ocean creatures in their natural habitat? I can't not love them. We had two Big Island snorkeling experiences in Hawaii that were unreal. ...
5 YOLO travel experiences I’d never do again
Worldwide

5 YOLO travel experiences I’d never do again



When I was brainstorming for my post, "My Top 10 Exhilarating YOLO Travel Experiences," I couldn't help but think of  some of the "exhilarating" things I'd never do again. ...
6 reasons families should visit Big White Ski Resort, Canada
North America

6 reasons families should visit Big White Ski Resort, Canada



At age 32, I was fortunate to move to what I call the ultimate year-round destination - Kelowna, B.C., Canada (lake in the summer; ski hill in the winter). Despite my opinion ...