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The little adventures of Jo! Travel with me on my overdue gap year around the world :)


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Luscious Lugano

SWITZERLAND | Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | Views [546]

I have just travelled from one insanely gorgeous place to another.  I'm currently in Lugano, a picturesque city in the Italian region of Ticino in Switzerland. While Lugano is completely different to Santorini, it is also a different definition ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, european adventure, friends, music, nature, trekking

European Brazil

GREECE | Sunday, 7 Jul 2013 | Views [479]

I like how in Greece, you have enough time to procrastinate AND still follow through with your plans. It's happened nearly everyday. I wake up after a sleep in, ponder if it's too late to do what I planned, decide to linger in thought, walk to the beach ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, boats, european adventure, friendly strangers, landmarks, sightseeing, trekking

Back to Simplicity in Santorini

GREECE | Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | Views [324]

I fell almost instantly in love with Santorini. From meeting Yorgos who picked me up from the port, the scenery on the drive to Perissa, to my walk around Perissa. Being here is exactly what I wanted and needed. Watching the colours of the sunset ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, european adventure, nature

Ciao Bella!

ITALY | Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | Views [341]

I was feeling a little down travelling from Nice into Italy. I lost my funky tripod from San Francisco, had three train rides and a bus ride ahead of me and I was tired. I was also slightly nervous about going into Italy and experiencing a new country ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, european adventure, friendly strangers, trains, trekking

Nice is Nice!

FRANCE | Saturday, 15 Jun 2013 | Views [364]

I had a good time in Nice despite the trouble getting there. France had a train strike the day I travelled to Nice, causing quite a bit of havoc. My first train was changed to leave from a different station. My second train was packed to the maximum ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, cities, european adventure

Summer in Barcelona

SPAIN | Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | Views [379]

It's my last day in Barcelona! The weather has been perfect - sunny, warm with blue skies and a gorgeous sea breeze. This is what I've been waiting for. Aah summer!! Barcelona or Barca, is a bustling city which seems even more popular with tourists ... Read more >

Tags: art, beaches, cities, european adventure, landmarks, sightseeing

So San Sebastian...

SPAIN | Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | Views [297]

Not quite what I expected. I expected a cool town dedicated to the surf, sand and sun. I expected sunny and warm weather. I expected beautiful tanned folks that were friendly and smiled. Maybe I got confused with Rio. While the town is beautiful with ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, cities, european adventure, food

Viva Brazil

BRAZIL | Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | Views [477]

I feel like I will REALLY leave my heart in this gorgeous country.  Today's breathtaking memory: Dangerously perched at the edge of a rock, watching the waves violently crash and mingle at Joatinga at sunset. It was like watching fireworks but ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, bohemian, brazil, bucket list, cities, food, friends, landmarks, nature, sightseeing

Bohemia & Barranco

PERU | Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | Views [547]

I've arrived in Lima! The guy at the check-in counter in Toronto was kind enough to seat me in an empty middle row and I slept pretty much all of the flight very comfortably. Maybe a little too comfortably because I missed breakfast. :( ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, bohemian, cities, flights, friendly strangers, languages, peru

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