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Traveling Canucks

Even though blogging can be easy at first, anyone can do it really, to keep it going for more than a few months is a work of pure passion. For a few years? Well, that’s a different level of dedication all together. Take a look at what two expert bloggers have to say when they decided to look back at their 5 years of blogging.

After 5 years of travel blogging, what have we learned?


Personal posts are what ultimately set a blog apart from other travel sites and this beautiful post is no different. Is it possible for a globe trotter to return and share their home country with the same enthusiasm as other parts of the world? That’s the question here.

Can I tell the story of my home country Finland… when all I wanted was to leave?

Eat Like A Girl

I tend to gloss over many pieces about Caribbean islands because after a while they frankly all sound the same. That’s why this post caught my eye. It explores a beautiful island, but not through beach chairs and sunsets, but through its culinary side. Take a look and I think you’ll join me in completely rethinking St. Lucia.

A Day Exploring St Lucia & Eating

Time Travel Turtle

When most people think of Australia images of vast deserts and warm beaches are invariably what first come to mind. Add in a kangaroo and a koala and you have the near perfect Australian image. This post by native Aussie Michael though shows us a different side of Australia, one no less magical than the great Nullarbor or Bondi and certainly no less beautiful.

The land before our time

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By: Matt Long

Matt has a true passion for travel. As someone who has a bad case of the travel bug, Matt travels the world in order to share tips on where to go, what to see and how to experience the best the world has to offer. Also follow Matt on Twitter, Facebook and

4 Responses

  1. Katja of Skimbaco

    Thank you for featuring my post!

  2. Cam

    Thanks for sharing our story Matt!

  3. Turtle

    Thanks for sharing, Matt. I’m so proud to be able to show people these beautiful parts of Australia (and discover them for myself too!!)

    • Matt Long

      It’s an amazing country, one that I need to explore in much greater depth.


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