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Surviving Cancer, Travel Blogging & Not Setting Goals with Dalene Heck

Today on the podcast we’re joined by Dalene Heck of Hecktic Travels, the duo who in 2014 were named National Geographic’s Travelers of the Year. Dalene shares with us why her and her husband decided to sell all their belongings, essentially becoming minimalists, and travel around the world. For the full story on that, I highly recommend […]

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Why I Wouldn’t Quit Work to Travel Full-Time

I’ve been devouring travel blogs for years, long before these bloggers were massively popular. I remember waiting in line to meet Robin Esrock, the Modern Gonzo, at the University of Alberta to learn ANYTHING that he had to say. I attended an event with Ian Wright and hung on every word he said, every illustration […]

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Blogging AND keeping up with my favourite blogs

Embracing a Change in Focus

It’s the time of year when I should be setting writing goals… but I haven’t. I’ve scribbled some thoughts down on paper, but nothing is concrete the way I would usually approach the formidable New Years’ resolutions or annual writing goals. Why not? (more…)

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Because Blogaversary's should involve cupcakes. Always.
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One Year Blogaversary

Hard to believe it’s officially here. My one year Blogaversary! Twas a stormy night on December 27th, 2013 when Girl Tries Life came into existence, high off the post-Christmas rush… just kidding, I’m not going to regale you with the nitty gritty details. (more…)

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