The Next Adventure: Our Big 40th Birthday Trip

This is the big year that both Paul and I turn 40 and while we never need an excuse to plan a trip, our 40th gives us the perfect excuse. Way back in 2015 we took a 6-month trip where we trialed cruising life (living aboard a sailboat in the Bahamas).  We loved it so much that we were determined …

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The Best Cheap Countries Worldwide

Are you looking to make your travel dollars go further?  What countries around the world, provide the best bang for your buck so that you can travel more, for less? In this post, we will highlight the best cheap destinations around the world to give you plenty of inspiration to dream and plan your next trip.  Call it what you …

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57 Countries in Photos

Between Paul and I, we have been to 57 countries.  Well we think it is 58.  There are a whole bunch of places that are not quite countries (French Polynesia, Cook Islands, Vatican City, etc) that we have visited, but we are not counting as separate sovereign nations. We actually have a spreadsheet where Paul keeps track of the countries …

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Our Route

2006 Trip – Our Route     Feb 11 – depart Toronto for England (1 week to visit Paul’s relatives and friends) Feb 19 – depart London for Cairo, Egypt (3 weeks) Mar 10 – depart Cairo for Nairobi, Kenya. We embark on an organized 8 week camping safari that takes us from Nairobi, through Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and finishes in Capetown, …