Edmonton and Winnipeg in Winter, Frozen Wonderlands

By Bell A few weeks back, we had the pleasure of traveling around Canada, which was great because those Canadians are just so nice! Even in towns where it barely breaks freezing for five months of the year, people were welcoming and friendly. The lady who checked me in at my hotel in Winnipeg made…

Exploring Marijuana Laws in Vancouver

  By Alex: As former residents of Amsterdam, we’re accustomed to the notion of “tolerated” marijuana and “coffee shops.” But on our recent visit to Vancouver we were a little surprised to encounter North American coffee shops and pot dispensaries. Given California has had medical marijuana for several years and Colorado and Washington state recently legalized…

Where Wanderlust Marriage Travelled: 2014 Recap

  2013 was a huge year of travelling for us, as we combined to visit 12 countries on four continents. 2014 was equally a big year of travel, and we also moved continents. After over six years living in Europe, between Amsterdam and Dublin, we relocated back to the United States. But we moved to…

Bright Nights in Vancouver for Christmas

    This December we made our first visit to the great northwest of North America, to one of the world’s most livable cities, beautiful Vancouver. The trip centered around Bell’s job as she had to interview cancer patients in Vancouver, Edmonton and Winnipeg. This wasn’t something she normally does so naturally it was a…