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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 light turbulence on ...
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
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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 ...
My top 10 exhilarating YOLO travel experiences
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My top 10 exhilarating YOLO travel experiences



It was damn near impossible to choose my top 10 exhilarating YOLO travel experiences. I had to leave off quite a few gems, and from this idea spawned post ideas about the ...
Bocas del Toro, Panama with Kids
North America

Bocas del Toro, Panama with Kids



Even though I had travelled extensively before kids and vacationed with my kids as babies and toddlers, planning our first adventure trip with our then two and four year-olds ...
Foodies Unite in Japan
Asia

Foodies Unite in Japan



Someone once asked me, "Where is the place you've travelled with the best food?" My answer? Japan. I loved almost everything about Japan, but the food really stole my heart, ...
Unfortunate YOLO Experiences Series: A Mighty Mekong Mess
Asia

Unfortunate YOLO Experiences Series: A Mighty Mekong Mess



Have you ever had something happen to you while travelling where you were paralyzed for a good few minutes (or hours...or days...) thinking, "W.T.F... did that actually just ...