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Vintage Trailers (And Our Weekend Escape)

Vintage Trailers (And Our Weekend Escape)

Vintage trailers, converted vans, and renovated buses are all making huge waves in the last few years. And I have a theory as to why: I think it’s because all of us older millennials are realizing that we may never have houses, and that even if we could afford it (so many of us can’t),…

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By Cynthia, August 10, 2018
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Banff’s Cascade Ponds In the Morning

Banff’s Cascade Ponds In the Morning

You may remember, if you follow along on Instagram, that last weekend I took myself to the mountains. Alone. For the first time ever. I needed a day off and to myself, and what better place to get back to being a full adult human, than in the mountains? It’s one of my very fave…

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By Cynthia, August 3, 2018
14 Summer Date Ideas in Calgary

14 Summer Date Ideas in Calgary

1. Shakespeare by the Bow Honestly, Calgary’s Shakespeare by the Bow is amazing and fun for everyone. I happen to be a particular fan of making a date out of it, but it’s definitely family friendly as well (especially the daytime showings on weekends). My guy and I like to pack up our bikes with…

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By Cynthia, July 23, 2018
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Memories of Australia in Four Scenes

Memories of Australia in Four Scenes

I lived in Australia for 9 months a loooooonnnng time ago. To be more precise, in 2003 and long before my blogging adventures began. It was my second time outside of North America, and my first time living in another country. I was 18 years old, wide-eyed and totally naive, and in for one of…

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By Cynthia, July 3, 2018
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Microdermabrasion Versus Chemical Peels

Microdermabrasion Versus Chemical Peels

The question of which is better, microdermabrasion versus chemical peels, is one I have been researching and asking intermittently for years. To no avail. No one could succinctly tell me what the difference was and which was best for alleviating acne scarring (first and foremost). Enter Elena, Goddess of Skin, generally awesome woman, friend to…

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By Cynthia, June 26, 2018
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Hipcamp, the AirBnB of Camping

Hipcamp, the AirBnB of Camping

Someone I know just introduced me to Hipcamp a few days ago and I am in LOVE with the concept! In a nutshell, it’s ALL of the camping options in a single place, from National Parks, to owned campgrounds, to off-the-beaten path options like a farmer’s field or a desert oasis. You book them and…

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By Cynthia, June 15, 2018
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Chasing Outlander: 5 Must See Scotland Highlights for Fans of the Series

Chasing Outlander: 5 Must See Scotland Highlights for Fans of the Series

Based on the amazing novels, the sweeping saga of Outlander is largely set in Scotland; and fortunately for all of us die-hard fans, the tv series has actually been shot there too, thereby giving us all exactly the swoon-worthy backdrop we craved when reading the novels and bringing it all to life. And also, giving…

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By Cynthia, June 11, 2018
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