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Emerald Hill, home to Rich Singaporeans

Located off Orchard Road, the affluent neighbourhood of Emerald Hill is a great place to see some history and culture from the days of Sir Stamford Raffles, though some residents clearly need to be a bit less trusting with their wealth! 506 more words


Lessons on Leeches

Current location: Whitewood, Saskatchewan

I miss Wendy already! We spent the evening looking at maps and planning for road trips that probably won’t ever happen. I don’t remember falling asleep, but I woke wrapped in a warm duvet (how fancy, I’m so lucky!) with Charlie lounging at my feet and Wendy preparing breakfast. 213 more words

Planning A Success

The traveler’s dream is to one day cast all your worldly belongings aside, keep only the bare essentials, and cast out into the open world with nothing but your feet and curiosity to guide you. 713 more words


Near Death Experience

I am writing this on a 4×5″ composition notepad that I got for $4.75 with pens which was $4 more than I had hoped to pay. 688 more words


Travel Tip Thursday!

Invest in a backpack. Not a run-of-the-mill back to school backpack – I’m talking a hardcore, backpacking backpack. (I personally have an Osprey Kestrel 48). “They’re not fashionable!” You may argue, and you’re probably right. 652 more words


Round Lake

On our 1st day out, Round Lake is a short 2 mile hike from the Big Meadow trail head A windless early morning made for easy reflections in the water.


Episode #32 - Tori Hamilton

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Tori Hamilton is an American who has spent the past 11 months backpacking in South America, Japan, and Southeast Asia. 54 more words