Cook Islands

Why the Cook Islands Makes the Perfect Winter Long Stay

Are you looking for your next destination to get away from the cold Canadian winters? Book your spot on a plane headed to the Cook Islands where you can enjoy a long, warm stay in a tropical climate any time during the year. Heading here in the winter will give you that much needed sun-filled […]

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5 Beaches in Taiwan

The island of Taiwan may be small, but there are many beaches and aquatic regions like lakes and waterfalls to discover and enjoy a little coastal getaway.  Here are some of my picks: Baishawan Beach – The half-moon shaped beach at Taiwan’s northeast cost is a great place to enjoy various aquatic activities like surfing!  Other than […]

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5 Things to do in Taipei, Taiwan

Taiwan’s history can be traced back to around 7,000 years ago with the country’s early inhabitants being of Austronesia as well as Portuguese and Dutch descent.  Although rich in history, Taiwan’s capital city, Taipei, gives travellers much to see and do by way of cultural discovery and experiences!  Here are my top picks for activities […]

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Top 5 Activities in Taiwan

The rich history and early Austronesia, Portuguese and Dutch inhabitants make up the great cultural mecca of Taiwan! Taiwan, also officially known as the Republic of China offers much for visitors to see and do from national parks to island getaways like Orchid Island, coastal cliffs, stunning mountains and historic streets like the Shifen Old Street. […]

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Really, Super Cool Things to Check Out in Wellington!

Having just returned from a lovely New Zealand trip, I revisited Wellington after several years and was struck by the awesome activities on offer!  From the Museum of New Zealand – Te Papa – to taking the cable car up to the Botanic Gardens for sunset, or enjoying the picturesque suburb of Kelburn, there are […]