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Alyssa James
I travel the people to meet new worlds
I travel the people to meet new worlds

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3 Incredible Ways to Spend Your Short Layover in #Iceland!

I’ve had more than one layover in Iceland. On my way to London, I did my own self-guided walking tour of the city. On the way home, I slept in the airport. I also had a brief stop when I travelled between Toronto and Frankfurt in December. Oh, and then…

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On to the next chapter of my life | Turning the Page on #Travel Blogging

This post started out as me announcing some changes — a new look, a new location, a new direction. As I was writing, my preamble turned into a rant. I realized this blog and my social media accounts don’t bring me joy. Don’t get me wrong. I love the…

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Announcing: The Ultimate Guide to the UK Youth Mobility Visa for Canadians! [E-Book]

  I can’t believe it’s been four years since I moved to London on the UK Youth Mobility Visa! Since then, I’ve received thousands of comments and emails, and met with a dozen people who moved to the UK or wanted to. Over the years, I have read their…

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11 Clichés About the Caribbean I'm Sick of Reading #travelwriting #ttot #traveltuesday

  “To me the Caribbean was a bag of clichés of rasta locked, ganja smoking, reggae listening chillers who live on palm filled islands surrounded by clear blue water whilst swigging rum. I had no idea how right I was.” — Caribbean Paradise: Cuba Libres,…

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Planning to #travel with bae? | 8 Practical Communication Tips for Travelling With Your SO

A lot of couples travel articles talk about the importance of good communication while travelling with your partner. But what does that mean and how do you execute it? In just a few days, Tom and I will be boarding flights to Jamaica for our quarterly…

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5 Things To Do in St. Lucia With Your Best Friend - Or When You're Not On Your Honeymoon!

This island may be the world’s top honeymoon destination, but whether you’re travelling solo, with a friend, or even a partner… there are tons of non-romantic things to do in St Lucia!   You may have seen my Facebook post where I talked about my best…

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How to Spend Six Weeks in #Morocco: A Solo Female #Travel Experience

Last year I spent a total of two travelling in Morocco, most of which I spent solo. While planning my first six week trip, I read a lot of articles and blog posts written by women who had travelled Morocco solo. If you’ve done even a bit of research on…

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Want to Work in #France? Are you #Canadian & 18-35? #ttot #expat #travel | Get A Working Holiday Visa!

So You Want to Work in France? If you want to work in France and you’re between the ages of 18 and 35, you’re in luck! The France working holiday visa is easy as pie to get. Why should you listen to me? Well, it appears that I have come to be known as the…

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Animal Cafes in #Tokyo You Can't Miss #ttot #travel

Imagine taking London’s originality, New York’s nightlife, Germany’s efficiency, and Las Vegas’s neon colors, ratcheting up the intensity of each quality by a hundred, and then putting them all together: That is Tokyo. The city is big, it’s busy, and it’s…

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Night at the Museum: 5 Paris Museums to Visit Besides the Louvre

Every spring, Parisian museums open their doors for free for the annual Nuit des Musées. While some people use it as an opportunity to explore popular spots like the Louvre or the Centre Pompidou, why not take the opportunity to visit somewhere new?…
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