• 5 Stressful Things About Travel & How To Fight Them

    Travel is a wonderful stress reliever, allowing us to disconnect from regular life, spend time with those we love, explore new places, and simply unwind. That being said, for many people out there, travel can cause stress too. While there are a number of benefits and positive aspects of vacations and trips, the travel stress often felt can leave us with negative experiences. If you want to enjoy your next adventure, here are five sources of stress and how you can fight them. Planning The Trip The stress a vacation can cause often begins long before you leave your home. The planning stage of travel can be full of worries…

  • What You Can Expect From A Trip To Canada

    Canada is one of the most visited places in the world, and once you have seen it just once you will easily appreciate just why that might be. Not only is it incredibly beautiful, but the people are amongst the friendliest in the world – so much so that it is almost something of a Canadian cliche to be polite and friendly. Clearly, this is the kind of place you want to visit if you are looking for a trip which can be easy and fun, and it is hardly surprising that so many people go there every year. But if you are about to embark on your first trip…

  • 4 Asian Destinations To Consider

    If you are thinking of stretching out your travel to somewhere relatively new for you, why not think about Asia. Whether or not you have traveled to Asia in the past, you will find that there is always much more to explore, and it is certainly worthwhile doing so for all of the wonderful things you can see and do there. It goes without saying that one of the major concerns here is going to be what kind of destinations you want to choose, but the truth is as long as you are keen on those you will find that you can enjoy yourself greatly. In this post, we are…

  • 7 Ways To Step Up Your Social Media Game

    Want to get more followers and engagements on social media? Here are a few tricks that will help your account to build up the buzz it deserves. Have a clear brand People like to follow social media users that have a clear theme and identity. If you’ve got an Instagram account and you’re posting photos of everything from pets to travel snaps to pictures of your meals, you’re not going to gain many reliable followers as there’s nothing that stands out about your social media account. Treat it like a brand and you could start to get more interest. Keep it fun The majority of social media users are looking…

  • tis’ the season

    I can’t believe there are only 12 days until Christmas!! As I’m writing this, the thoughts of so many more presents to buy is becoming a reality, its times like this I wish Santa was real!  Anyways, it occurred to me as I sit here and browse ideas online that maybe I should make a blog post about it (that’s typically how this works). And I thought that maybe, just maybe, others were having a rough time thinking of places and gifts just like me? Okay so if you are in the same boat as me, follow along… Give the gift of alcohol. Yes, you read that right, I’m starting…

  • 3 ways to build up your blog or brand

    The other day I was having a conversation with a friend about my “blogging career”. I wouldn’t exactly say I have a career in this but the little money I do make, I guess you could say it’s a career or I prefer the term “side hustle”. So anyways, she was asking me how I got started and what I do to maintain the blog; which got me thinking, this would make a great blog post.  For most of the blog community we work from home or cafes but if I were doing this 24/7 I might look to renting an office just to get out and see people. To some,…

  • Making that leap! When the world is trying to discourage you.

    Obstacles are thrown in our path all of the time, and in the world of creativity, there appears to be the perception that it’s a pipe dream, something that isn’t attained, apart from it being a “nice hobby”- something that doesn’t pay the bills! And as a blogger, facing discouragement is par for the course. And after a while, it’s not just frustrating, but it can be supremely annoying that you’ve got to face people putting you down. But when this is your goal, or you have any dream that appears supposedly unattainable, what can you do to work towards that, when the world is trying to stop you? Research…