I write on the topics of solo travel, budget travel, food, wine, and my hometown of Toronto. Other destinations I know a lot about include Mexico, Argentina, Ecuador, New Zealand, and Thailand.
What if a stopover could let you visit a second country or city for less money than a direct flight to your destination?
Choosing interesting destinations where my money goes a long way is essential. I also like finding places that are a little off-the-beaten-path, while still safe for solo females. Here are my top 7 places for a fascinating budget trip.
(May 2018 issue) Ditch the parents! Skip-generational travel is on the up, with grandparents sweeping their grandchildren away for no-holds-barred dream holidays.
Food in Taiwan is a national obsession. With night markets that rival Singapore’s, hole-in-the-wall eateries serving traditional specialties, and restaurants in every price range, it’s no wonder the locals are always eating.
Quito has a lot to see and do. And within just a few hours of the capital, various compelling destinations can be visited.
You have no doubt heard of Cartagena, Bogotá, and possibly Medellín, but I want to talk about my favourite corner of Colombia: Salento and the Cocora Valley, located within the Zona Cafetera. This region produces a sizeable portion of the country’s coffee crop.
Oaxaca is one of the top foodie regions in Mexico, offering some of the best and most varied food in the country. Here is what to eat where.