The cutest colonial town: Paraty, Brazil

When someone mentions visiting Brazil, I think most immediately conjure up images of the frenetic, wild, magnificent, spectacular Rio – the  chaos, colour, samba, and spice. However, just a few hours west, there is a charming treasure to explore: Paraty (pronounced para-chee). Paraty is a quiet colonial town, a UNESCO world heritage site which captures … More The cutest colonial town: Paraty, Brazil

5 breathtaking moments in Corfu (and a few bonus pics)

We decided to rent a car and scoot around the island. It was a fabulous decision, because we could check out pretty rocks, olive groves, and idyllic coasts. Here were some of my favourite moments. 1. Cape Drastis On the north-west corner of the island, you can find a stunning collection of tiny islands, sculpted … More 5 breathtaking moments in Corfu (and a few bonus pics)

A very pretty beach and an aggressively pink palace: Agios Gordios, Corfu

I have gotten so so far behind on sharing pics from my latest travels, because of a pesky little dissertation thing. But, as I sit on my couch, sipping some freshly-brewed kombucha and homemade nanaimo bars, I figured I would mentally visit a little island in Greece, where Brhm and I spend a magical week … More A very pretty beach and an aggressively pink palace: Agios Gordios, Corfu

Every season and all the weather on an endless and beautiful drive: Westfjords

After my evening soaking in the Drangsnes hot pots, I jumped into my rental car to take on an epic road trip through the Westfjords! The entire time in Iceland, we experienced the constantly changing weather, but never had it been to this extreme. There were big blue skies, fluffy clouds, snow storms, hail, thick fog, … More Every season and all the weather on an endless and beautiful drive: Westfjords