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Gattan Go Rail Mountain Bike – What You Need To Know Before Riding!

One of the highlights of our trip to Japan was the Rail Mountain Bike Gattan Go in Hida City, Gifu. If you are looking for a fun outdoor activity with gorgeous views of Gifu’s countryside, this is an absolute must! We had so much fun and would definitely do it again given the opportunity. Here …

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Top 5 Reasons Why Repositioning Cruises Will Blow Your Mind!

We recently went on our first repositioning cruise from Vancouver to Tokyo on the Celebrity Millennium. It was 15 days of pure bliss as we crossed the pacific ocean with stops in Alaska, Hakodate and Otaru, Japan. We fell in love with cruising last year and while on board our first cruise someone mentioned they had a …

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Cruise VS All Inclusive Resort – Which Has The Best Value?

My wife and I have spent over 500 nights in hotels and on cruise ships. One of the most important factors that will make or break a stay for us is VALUE. Does it give you good bang for your buck!? Two of the most popular ways to vacation right now are cruising and all …

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Can You Take Luggage on The Shinkansen Bullet Train?

We were able to experience the Shinkansen bullet train in all its speedy glory on our trip to Japan. We had two separate trips. The first was from Yokohama to Gifu and the other was from Nagoya to Tokyo. Both experiences were completely different which gave us great insight on what types of luggage you …

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Why you NEED to Stay at a Japanese Ryokan and Onsen

Japan. One of the most fascinating and intriguing cultures of all time. For many people, traveling to Japan is either at the top of their bucket list, or it remains one of their top travel experiences. Spending a week travelling through central Japan, I can now see why. It’s an absolutely magical island with so …

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Seki Hamono Museum Review – Japanese Sword Forging Tour

One of the highlights of our trip to Japan was a stop at the Seki Hamono Museum in Seki, Gifu. Seki is well known for being the third largest producer in the world of high-quality cutlery. Traditionally the environment was perfect for forging the ultimate samurai swords. An abundance of water combined with coal and …

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Top 10 Reasons Why Cruising is HOT With Millennials

When I used to think of cruising, I imagined my grandmother and her friends shuffling on the ship in Tampa, getting ready for a big week of card playing and deck walking.  Mix that with claustrophobic cabins and dial-up like speeds of internet, and it just wasn’t an attractive vacation option for me. How things …

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Celebrity VS Royal Caribbean – Top 5 Differences to Help You Decide

Even though Royal Caribbean owns Celebrity, we noticed each brand is going after totally different demographics. If you want to know which brand Kashlee and I liked most, keep reading to the end. Each cruise line has it’s own special offerings that makes it unique. When comparing Celebrity VS Royal Caribbean, here are the top 5 differences we noticed on board.

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Top 15 Mistakes Tourists Make When Visiting London

Nobody wants to look like a noob tourist in London. I have legit anxiety about being labelled as that ‘Lost Canadian’, with my messy unfolded map, overflowing fanny pack, and sighs of desperation.
In London, there are cultural differences, unsaid rules, and etiquette faux pas I will give you the heads up on. These tips will help you see London like a local and avoid the top tourist mistakes.

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Affordable 5 Star OCEANFRONT Resorts in Mexico for under $111 a night

For Canada and most of the northern U.S, the cool nights starting in late August are just a foreshadow of the impending bitter cold approaching. For 7 months we all dream of winter getaways to exotic destinations while we wait for summer to return. Less dreaming, more doing! It’s the absolute perfect time to book …

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