Liebster Award Nomination: Just Leaving Footprints

Booking.com Just Leaving Footprints was Nominated for the Liebster Award! YAY YAY YAY! My blog was nominated for the Liebster Award by the wonderful Kerry from The Petite Wanderer. The Petite Wanderer is a fun and creative travel blog where Kerry shares about her adventures through her eyes as an artist. A USA native, Kerry has …

How Not to Travel Like a Dumbass

Nobody wants to be labeled as a dumbass. At least, nobody that I know of. However some travelers end up getting labeled as dumbasses by locals and other less ignorant travelers. I have definitely witnessed my fair share of traveling dumbasses and I don’t want you to become one of them. So, without further ado, …

Our Engagement Story: How He Proposed in Mexico City

ARTURO AND I ARE ENGAGED!!! I am so excited to share with all you lovely readers, our engagement story. If you’ve read any of my blog posts within the last year and a half you may have seen Arturo’s name (or photos of him) pop up here and there. We have been dating for just …

15 Reasons to Learn a Foreign Language

Back in university I majored in Anthropology and my favourite part of it was linguistics. I loved learning about how language influences culture and vice versa. I also enjoyed learning about language patterns, how people learn languages and how learning language affects the brain. This post contains affiliate links. Should you decide to purchase something …

Mexico City Street Art: La Romita

UPDATE: Since writing this post the artist of the featured photo and the photo used for posting this blog post on Pinterest has contacted me! So cool! Anyways the name of the wall in the featured photo is the Mural Charromita and it was painted by Felipe Reissenweber Menéndez. If you would like to see more of …

Ten Must See Places in Canada to Put on Your Bucket List

Aside from studying abroad and traveling I have lived my entire life in British Columbia, Canada. I have spent my life breathing in the mountain air, whizzing down many slopes on my trusty skis and soaking up all the sun the west coast has provided. Although I have explored 14 countries (and counting) there is …