Conversational French 101


  Going along our previous train of thought from Paris Do’s and Don’ts, I thought it would be a good idea to break out a very basic guide to speaking French. After all, trying something new can’t hurt, plus, you’ll earn brownie points from the locals for trying! Bonjour (bohn-joor): Hello Comment ca va? (kom-mon […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Paris


  Before you head on over to the city of light and love, make sure to check out these do’s and don’ts to get the most out of your trip! Do pick up a few phrases of French. I always find the stereotypical rude and condescending Parisian to be ludicrous and hypocritical. Parisians are lovely, […]

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The only trick you will ever need to getting a later checkout time


Yeah, I know I’m kind of a terrible person for doing this, but it works so incredibly well and it doesn’t hurt anybody, as in my experience, cleaning crews only come around a few hours after a room is vacated. You ready for it? This is it. If you are in a group of at […]

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7 Inspirational Quotes to Kickstart Your Adventures


We’ve all been there. Maybe it’s time to buckle down and start going at full speed, or maybe it’s time to take a massive leap of faith. These are my favourite words of wisdom. Take this as a sign, and go chase your dreams!

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7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Belgium


2 months ago, a coordinated bombing attack occurred in Brussels. In the aftermath, controversy surrounding Belgium and its security issues began to swirl. Some travellers I know have put off their trips to Belgium because of their fears for their safety and security. However, my opinion is different. Read on to find out why I will […]

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6 Rules for Safety in South Africa


Is South Africa safe? This question seems to be at the forefront of every traveller’s mind. We’ve heard the horror stories, seen the statistics that seem to undeniably confirm our fears: South Africa is dangerous. However, in our scramble to get as far away from South Africa as possible, we’ve neglected to recognize a simple […]

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Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award


I am so grateful and happy to have been nominated by ThatSoBee for the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award. Thank you so much! I’m so proud to be able to carry on the legacy of Girl Power through my blog! 1. When and why did you start blogging? I started Live Wanderfully less than […]

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Are You a Power Passport Holder?


The little black, red, green, or blue book that can get you anywhere in the world. Well… almost anywhere. Does your passport make the cut? Below are some of the most powerful and weakest passports in the world. You might expect these two countries to be tied for first place: the United Kingdom and United […]

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Space Travel?


This week, we’re featuring a special post courtesy of our first guest blogger, Lisa! Hope you enjoy.   Space: the final frontier. Your mission is to go where no (552) man(s) has gone before. Most of us can admit that we’ve dreamed of becoming an astronaut and exploring the mysteries of space at some point […]

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