As seen in the Globe and Mail, this clip features a live interview with CTV News Chanel, a national news program in Canada. In this segment, I explain when travellers should save their money and when it’s okay to splurge.
Some towns are simply swarming with tourists. When that happens, it’s hard to tell who the locals are and where they might be spending their time. If you want to connect with someone who actually lives there in order to ask for directions, get their advice on what to see or just to have a friendly conversation with someone from a different culture… try visiting one of these. 1. Grocery Stores Everybody needs to eat and there will likely be more locals than tourists in a grocery store. Many travellers don’t have access to a kitchen so if you look
This clip features a live interview I did with CTV News Chanel, a national news program in Canada. In this segment, I give my tips for traveling solo. I’d also love to hear any additional tips you might have about making the journey on your own.
Meet Fergus from the UK. I met him when we stayed in the same hostel room in Cesky Krumlov, a small town in the Bohemian region of the Czech Republic. I noticed that he had only packed a small bag, the size of a school backpack. Here he explains how he survives traveling with such a small bag.
Just before I left for my European backpacking trip last year — I stitched a patriotic flag onto my backpack. Why did I do it? Partly because that just seemed to be the “thing to do” for a backpacker and partly because I hoped that if I found myself in a tough spot while traveling solo, using the cliche of a ‘being a kind Canadian’ could help me out. What I wanted to portray with the flag was that I was friendly, considerate and aware of things outside of my home country. But I felt like I portrayed the opposite