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Allison

  • Where to Eat in Victoria, BC

    Last month, I took my second trip to Victoria. You would think I would know better than to eat near tourist areas, but my boyfriend and I still found ourselves sticking…

  • One day in Albuquerque

    How to Spend One Day in Albuquerque

    When I was younger, I was all about exploring Europe and other parts of the world. Now that I’ve reached the ripe old age of 25, I want to see more…

  • camping can be tiring, but when you look at this amazing view from my campground onto the mountains you understand why camping is amazing

    How to Camp If You Hate Camping

    Full disclaimer: I love camping, but I didn’t always. Sadly, I didn’t even realize that I could be remotely outdoorsy until I left Washington, DC for Washington State. I now love…

  • Day Trip to Astoria, Oregon

    Astoria is a popular stop along the Oregon Coastal Highway 101 and with good reason! Astoria was never on my radar before visiting but the waterfront town left me pleasantly surprised.…

  • Gap Year Series: Volunteering in Mexico

    When I first told my friends and coworkers I was moving to Mexico I was largely met with stunned silence. Like most other New Zealanders, all I’d really heard of Mexico…

  • Gap Year Series: How to Volunteer Abroad

     My Instagram feed is full of them: beautiful photos of friends traveling around the globe. But what if you want to go beyond the filtered images of beautiful cities, picture perfect…

  • Canada’s Best National Parks

    Now that I live in the Pacific Northwest, British Columbia is a quick 45 minute drive away. My boyfriend and I have been taking advantage of this by going to Canucks games,…