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Recently I came across a documentary from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as part of their series Doc Zone called Volunteers Unleashed. It discussed the topic of voluntourism and how it’s become a controversial subject within the tourism industry. While many volunteers go with the best intentions of helping developing countries, often the opposite happens as […]

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Small Talk Vineyards is an adorable breath of fresh air in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Many people (myself included) think that wine tasting can get a little stuffy at times, but that’s not the case here! Their handwritten signage is a treat to the eye as you’re immediately greeted with a quaint, homey patio. Upon stepping into the main building […]

I've Been Bit! A Travel Blog :: Bohol 1-Day Itinerary

The tenth largest island of The Philippines, Bohol is packed with adventure. While you can spend numerous days exploring what the island and its neighbour – Panglao – have to offer, you can enjoy the highlights in a whirlwind day trip. Let me walk you through my adventure as I explored the island with my 1 […]

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I have a not-so-secret to share with you: it still feels weird to be back home. Despite that I’m often wanderlusting for the perpetual sunshine, döner, and black sand beaches, being home gives me an opportunity to explore what’s around me. Also, the extended summer we’ve been having here in Southern Ontario has been fabulous for […]

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It’s hard to believe that a year ago today I was road tripping in Nova Scotia, driving the Cabot Trail as I made my way towards Corner Brook and Gros Morne National Park. I did this part of the trek with an old friend of mine before I made the decision to go solo, and […]

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Recently I was lucky enough to be nominated for the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers award from two terrific travelling twins, Erica and Tara of TrippinTwins! These ladies call Alabama home, but wander the countryside as much as possible while blogging about their adventures. As they’re working right now, they’ve been focusing on local adventures […]

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You may know it as Niagara, but Onguiaahra is the Iroquois word that our iconic Niagara Falls was derived from. To celebrate the history of our natural wonder, Niagara Falls Tourism has set up a light show in Queen Victoria Park. Every evening from now until September 13th, you can experience the Thunder of Waters show […]