Hi Wanderers, I have made it a goal to visit 30 countries before I turn 30. You might think that this is an ambitious goal considering I’m turning 28 soon and have only been to 16 countries, but I believe that it can be done! Here are the countries I’ve visited so far… (I apologize […]Read More 30 Before 30
Hi Wanderers, In 2017, I surfed three countries and before that I had never surfed at all. Last January, I was vacationing with friends in Costa Rica who had surfed before and wanted to surf again. I thought to myself, “Why the heck not? Let’s give it a go, how hard can it be?!” I […]Read More Surfing For Beginners: The Dos and Don’ts
Hi Wanderers, I thought I would switch it up a little and talk about my ten favourite items to bring along on vacation. A few of the items are most suitable for a beach getaway, but the rest of them can be used on any type of vacation. My favourite travel essentials are really just […]Read More My 10 Favourite Travel Essentials
Hi Wanderers, Last September my hubby and I decided to give ourselves a long weekend and take a quick four day trip to LA. We flew out Friday evening after work, took the red eye home on Tuesday and were both back in the office first thing Wednesday morning… the things we do to maximize […]Read More How To See LA In Four Days
Hi Wanderers, Well, here it goes, my first real blog post. As some of you might have seen on my Instagram, my hubby and I recently returned from a week long vacation in Exuma, The Bahamas. I’ve been getting some questions on how much we paid to vacation there and how we are able to […]Read More Travel to The Bahamas on a Budget
Hi Wanderers, If you read my post on how to travel to The Bahamas on a budget, you know that I took two different tours to see the swimming pigs. It’s certainly not necessary to take both, so I thought that I would do a review and comparison to help you decide which one is […]Read More Review: Exuma Swimming Pig Tours
My name is Melanie, also known as @wheremelwanders on Instagram. Canadian born and living in Toronto, I am a proud wife and mom of two beautiful fur babies. When I’m not thinking about where I’m off to next, I can be found pushing my little angels down the street (yes, I have a stroller for […]Read More Welcome to Where Mel Wanders!