Marrakech on a 80€ budget

Now I’m no extreme budget traveller. But neither am I a high roller ready to drop stacks on a dime. I like to consider myself as the modest traveller. However, I wanted to challenge myself while on a brief trip in Marrakech to stay within a budget considering I’m only there for 3 full days. […]

The Rhodes Handbook

Rhodes (not to be confused with Rhodes island, New England) is a Greek island, with history, beaches, culture and that Grecian sun we all know and love. This summer during my mini European adventure, I had the pleasure of visiting this quiet island to spend a few days soaking in the sun and history. Let’s […]

How to Breeze through Athens

Arrive, August 15 which is a National holiday, meaning the whole city was shut down. During the taxi ride from the airport to the hotel, it is utterly perplexing to see empty highways, streets and sidewalks. The arrival time was earlier than anticipated because of a ticket fiasco, but graciously the hotel had a room […]

Guide | Athens

Athens travel advice for the solo traveller, trying to live a minimalist lifestyle. Duration: Roughly 2 full days is enough, try to go for 3 nights with 2 full days. This gives you more than enough time to see all the main historical attractions and museums, if your interested in that. With this time it […]

Mishele Moment | Ticket Fiasco

Way back in April my friend and I planned our European summer adventure. A fast paced, multi city tour, multi country sojourn which was setting up to be quite the adventure. We purchased flight tickets* and made our hotel accommodations, then set a countdown and continued on with work/life. August 14 The highly anticipated departure […]

Working at a Taiwanese Kindergarten | The Ugly

Can it really get worse than admin work?— yes it can. Kindergarten ain’t always sunshine and lollipops, it’s got an ugly mean side. Let’s begin with the germs and the filth: almost every week one of my students was sick and still at school. In Asia they wear masks when they have a cough to […]

a Minimalist guide to packing

minimalist packing

This guide has been in the works for the past 2 years. After leaving home 2 years ago to travel, I’ve been on day long and week(s) long trips; all the while being on an extended trip away from Canada as an ESL teacher. I’ll be honest when I first left in October 2015 I […]

Working at a Taiwanese Kindergarten | The Bad

I like to start with the good things about working with small children in a foreign country; so check the previous post to know everything good. The Bad Not everyday was fun and games, actually some days were down right challenging. I did not bite off more than I could chew, but more than I […]

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