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Jessica Padykula

Jessica Padykula is a Toronto-based writer and editor who regularly covers travel and lifestyle trends. When she’s not writing or researching a story she can be found planning trips to places near and far in a never-ending quest to travel the world.
How to travel Thailand on a budget
Between stunning beaches, amazing food, vibrant nightlife, a seemingly endless array of cultural attractions and some of the best...
8 cheap and free things to do in Cancun
Cancun is a popular destination along Mexico’s Mayan Riviera, famous for all-inclusive resorts, white sand beaches and turquoise water....
20 cheap and free things to do in Amsterdam
Recently, the Eurostar announced its new route from London to the Dutch capital, putting Amsterdam back on many people’s to-do...
What it’s like to fly on a low-cost air carrier
Low-cost air carriers all over the world have made it possible for travellers to jet set for a lot...
Can you get through this post without booking a holiday?
Itching to get away? Has it been far too long since your last holiday? If so, you’re likely not...
These gorgeous Polynesian islands inspired Disney’s latest princess movie
The Polynesian Triangle is a region of the Pacific Ocean anchored by Hawaii, New Zealand and Easter Island –...
Score! Airline freebies you may not know about
When we think of airline perks, amenities and freebies we automatically think of business or first class. Flying coach...
7 things you only buy at the airport
Airports are strange places. They’re full of people coming and going, waiting and watching – and unless you’re boarding a...
Never grow up: How to travel like a kid
Do you remember what it was like to travel when you were a kid? No responsibilities, no planning, no...