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My name is Mia, and I’m a Canadian with a passion for hiking and exploring the world by foot. Whether it is discovering pastoral towns, getting lost in new cities, or hiking mountains, I’m here to share my tips and adventures from around the world with you!

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The Stunning Scenery at Ponta da Piedade, one of the best things to do in Algarve

The Beaches of Lagos, Portugal: 10 Beaches You Have to Visit!

Lagos, Portugal. An adorable little town located in the Algarve region of Portugal, Lagos is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever visited, filled with epic vistas and breathtaking limestone cliffs…
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A Public Market sign at Pike Place in Seattle, an essential stop on every walking tour of Seattle

The Perfect Self-Guided Walking Tour of Seattle

Seattle, Washington. The heart of the Pacific Northwest, Seattle is a city renowned for grunge music, Starbucks Coffee, and rain. With an abundance of awesome sights, from…
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11 Fabulous Things to do in Salt Spring Island

11 Fabulous Things to Do in Salt Spring Island

Salt Spring Island. An adorable little isle lying off the coast of BC (between Vancouver and Vancouver Island), Salt Spring Island boasts a well-earned artsy and bohemian reputation….
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A deep blue lake surrounded by mountains - Review the trail, one of the best beginner hiking tips

How to Start Hiking: 15 Beginner Hiking Tips

Want to start hiking? Well, let me be the first to offer my congratulations! Hiking offers a plethora of health benefits, including improved bone density…
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The Perfect 7-Day Canadian Rockies Road Trip: How to Drive from Calgary to Vancouver

The Perfect 7-Day Canadian Rockies Road Trip

The Canadian Rockies. Filled with soaring mountains, dense forests, and sparkling rivers, the drive from Calgary to Vancouver provides some of the best views in all of Canada…
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Viewpoint of Seattle, Washington, USA

15 Incredible Day Trips from Seattle

Seattle, Washington. A charming city known for its frequent rain, grunge music, and Starbucks coffee. Seattle truly has a lot to offer. But it is also surrounded by the most beautiful scenery…
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View of the pool, rocks, and base of the Manoa Falls, one of the waterfall hikes in Oahu

The 10 Best Waterfall Hikes in Oahu

Oahu. One of the most popular islands in Hawaii, there are an abundance of epic things to do, from swimming with sharks, skydiving, and hitting the Oahu hiking trails. And some of Oahu’s finest trails lead to waterfalls…
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The Smiling Faces at Bayon Temple in Angkor Wat Near Siem Reap, Cambodia

My 5-Week Itinerary for Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia. A backpacker’s paradise, it has it all: pristine beaches, ancient temples, lush jungles, delicious food, and cheap prices. So how do you decide the perfect itinerary for Southeast Asia?
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Miniature figurine on map of Europe - My 5-Week Europe Itinerary

My 5-Week Europe Itinerary

Backpacking Europe is like a rite of passage. Most avid travelers will voyage to Europe at least once in their lives, and it’s for good reason; you get beautiful beaches, amazing architecture, rich history, and lavish art galleries…
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The Perfect 7-Day Canadian Rockies Road Trip: How to Drive from Calgary to Vancouver

The Perfect 7-Day Canadian Rockies Road Trip

The Canadian Rockies. Filled with soaring mountains, dense forests, and sparkling rivers, the drive from Calgary to Vancouver provides some of the best views in all of Canada…
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