• 5 Reasons to Love Hostels

    In Travel Tips

    This just in! You don’t have to be broke, nomadic, or on your gap year to enjoy the many benefits of staying in a hostel.  Gone are the days of associating budget accommodation, like hostels, to college kids and gross shared rooms.  So, the next time your friend dismisses the idea, or...

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  • Exploring Magical Amelia Island

    In Things To Do

    Someone once asked me if there was ever a movie that inspired me to travel. It took me no longer than 30 seconds to enthusiastically respond with, “The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking.” I chose it, not for the cinematic masterpiece that it is, but because as an impressionable 5-year-old,...

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  • Whale Sharks in the Philippines: Donsol vs. Oslob

    In Things To Do, Travel

    PHILIPPINES – One of the top destinations in the world where travellers can swim with whale sharks is the Philippines. You can even find them on the back of a ₱100 bill! But where do you go and which is better? I’ve been to two of the most popular whale shark sighting areas: Donsol...

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Accomodations, Travel, Video

June 28, 2012

VIDEO REVIEW: Woodstock Homestay in Gili Trawangan

In true MISSADVENTURES fashion, when the girls and I set out to Bali, we went with nowhere to stay. I have heard all kinds of...

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Travel

June 25, 2012

Huancayo: A Backstage Pass

While out with Samantha, a Canadian I came across in Huancayo (whatlittlethings.com), she told me  about a friend of hers named...

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Travel

June 17, 2012

Canadian Fairy Godmother

Alone at last…..naturally. I’ve been  in Huancayo, Peru now for a week. Quit my day job and headed here for a 5 week...

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Things To Do, Travel

April 14, 2012

REVIEW: GoCar Tours

We had been in Barcelona for 3 days and we hadn’t seen anything! With 2 days left, we were determined to see everything we...

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Travel

March 31, 2012

Eclipse Bar at the W Hotel Barcelona

I’d heard of the W hotel franchise and was informed by a friend that I had to go to the Eclipse club located on the 26th floor...

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Accomodations, Travel

March 26, 2012

REVIEW: Hello BCN Hostel, The High Tech Hostel

The MISSADVENTURES crew have stayed in many hostels. Some we rave about and others we wish to forget about. Hello BCN Hostel in...

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Accomodations, Travel

March 7, 2012

REVIEW: Alberg Hostel a.k.a. YMCA of Barcelona

If you are looking for a party hostel smack dab in the center of everything, this is not the place for you. If you are looking...

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Travel

February 15, 2012

What To Do When You’re Left Pantless In Barcelona

We wish that we could say that the title of this piece was embellished for dramatic purposes or that it was not nearly as...

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Gear

February 12, 2012

REVIEW: Thermos Stainless Steel Water Bottle

If there’s one thing I learned after backpacking SE Asia for +3 months, it’s to cherish cold water. When you’re outdoors...

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Gear, Travel

February 12, 2012

Hostel Essentials Packing List

Don’t get me wrong hostels are amazing, they give you the chance to stay somewhere for a fraction of the cost you would pay for...

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