Riga, Latvia… Old Town, Off the ‘Tourist’ Track, and Art Nouveau

Medieval Old Town in Tallinn, Estonia

St. Petersburg – 72 Hours (or Less)

Free Walking Tours

Geocaching the World

Helsinki – Whirlwind Visit

Cruise to Norway including Svalbard

About Us

Starting in May 2019, we began another year of travel. In 2013/14, we travelled the world for 13 months. We live and work in Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada. We work for Aurora College.

Over the past four years: Galapagos, Ireland, Scotland, Columbia, Alaska, Jamaica and more. Nicola has been to 118 countries and territories (using the criteria established by Travellers’ Century Club). Jeff has been to only 75 using the same list. Using just UN Member States and Non-Member Observor States, Nic has been to 90 and Jeff to 56.

We hope you will follow along with our next adventure: World Tour Take 2 - May 2019 to May 2020.

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Travel Statistics (Updated July 16, 2019)

  • 56 Jeff's United Nations Member States Visited
  • 75 Jeff's TCC Countries & Territories Visited
  • 90 Nicola's United Nations Member States Visited
  • 118 Nicola's TCC Countries & Territories Visited

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Medieval Old Town in Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn, Estonia is a UNESCO World Heritage site for its well preserved medieval old town. It was founded in the 10th century as a place where merchants came together to trade. In the 13th century, the Danes settled it and established a fortified city called Reval. It remained named this...

St. Petersburg – 72 Hours (or Less)

When I posted on Facebook that we were going to St. Petersburg for 72 hours, there was some feedback that it wasn’t enough time. A little explanation of why such a tight amount of time. Normally, a visa would be required to visit Russia at all. However, from Helsinki you can go on a 72...

Free Walking Tours

Lately we have been doing a lot of free walking tours and so I wanted to do a quick post about what they are. I am sure you could google it so I will keep it brief. In many cities that draw tourists, there are companies that provide “free” walking tours. Type “Tallinn free walking tour”...

Geocaching the World

A very quick introduction to geocaching. I am not going to go into great detail. If you are interested you can look at geocaching.com or the link below for specific details. Basically, geocaching is an outdoor activity in which we use a gps or smartphone to navigate to cleverly hidden...

Helsinki – Whirlwind Visit

I thought I would switch things up a bit. I have been doing posts about multiple places in one. Even though I haven’t done a post in about a week, I am going to break it up into multiple posts… Helsinki, Finland Inside a metro station… we see Calgary, Winnipeg and Thunder Bay As I...

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