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Category: Healthy Lifestyle

Healthy Living is never as important as it is while you travel. A travel lifestyle changes your routine, diet, sleep patterns and test your body and mind with adventure, exploration and unexpected surprises.

The healthy living series has been an exercise in trial and error. Learn from our expertise and our mistakes to keep your body and mind strong; from choosing street meat and packing smart to the seldom spoken emotional turmoil that plagues first time travelers and long term nomads.

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Capital Punishment: A School Room Lesson on Route 66

We pulled off the historic route 66 in the tiny Oklahoma town of El Reno, to explore an old school house that had been standing since the late 1800’s. Karina wandered about the building in awe of all the authentic antiques while I took video footage, documenting the...

No Pants Subway Ride – Toronto, Canada

In honour of 2015’s No Pants Subway Ride, I’m bringing back this story  (from ThirteenSquared)* of my own experience riding around the Toronto Subway without pants in the middle of winter! ThirteenSquared is a resolution based blog that I began on January...

Growing up in the Land of Eternal Spring – Guatemala

When I was young girl growing up in Guatemala, my mom would delight in dragging my siblings and I around the country in search of history, culture and adventure. “But Maaaaaam,” I frequently whined, “it’s just another bunch of rocks!” I was of course referring to the...

Feliz Navidad: Christmas Tradition in Guatemala

The very best holidays wishes from your most consistently absent best friends 🙂 One of the hardest cultural differences for me to accept when I first moved to Canada was the ludicrous idea that kids didn’t open presents until the morning of the 25th. I was instantly...

Learning To Drag-Race-Silly Adventures

It’s important to not take yourself too seriously. We have learned that lesson to the point of illness this week. April and I are beginning our journey back to health after two weeks of working on the set of a feature film. We have learned so much in such a...

Road Kill-The Importance Of Humour

April made me a hilarious road kill compilation to cheer me up. I get way too sad when I see wildlife discarded as highway junk on the side of the road. The clip is so funny I had to share with everyone 🙂 Want to see some real live wildlife encounters? Check this one...

Manifesting Magic – A Film

It has been a crazy week for us. First, if you read the latest blog, we received an invitation to come to New York City to help film a movie! Coolio 😀 So we have a very tight deadline and one of the largest countries in the world to drive across. *Stress* Of course we...

An Extraordinary Announcement and Following Travel Opportunities

Whenever I meet a travel dreamer who doesn’t think they can afford to go on their own journey, I tend to go on overly enthusiastic rants about the kinds of opportunities and unique experiences that travel can present. Sometimes it is simply about being in the right...

Modern Nomads – A Film

Another extraordinary film by April Beresford for Wisdom Trails (formerly KarinasExtraordinaryLife.com) Intro By Karina: Two weeks ago, April opened up a very personal page in her travel journey. As a ‘newbie’ traveler, she is discovering how different...

Happy Canada Day – A Film by Jonas Bellmann

Happy Canada Day!   In celebration of Canada Day, I am proudly sharing this film by our buddy and former couchsurfer, Jonas Bellmann. Check out this rat-pack of bikers celebrating Canada Day, 2013 at Port Dover in Ontario, Canada. Thank you for letting us share...

Keeping Fit On A Road Trip-Rockin Philly

Another extraordinary film by April Beresford created for www.wisdomtrails.com (formerly, KarinasExtraordinaryLife.com) Check out our video “Rockin Philly” for some comical (but helpful) tips on how to keep fit on a roadtrip. Throughout our journey we have...

Going Nomad – Film

Time is now. We are “Going Nomad” Introducing my talented co-pilot April Beresford! A brilliant and compassionate soul, she is the greatest friend and travel companion I could ever wish for. I am thrilled to share this journey with her and to see her...

Gotham City Takes A Lifetime

To tell a tale that hasn’t been told is one of the most challenging aspects of this newcomer travel blog. Token magazines (with their extensive resources & connections) keep finding unexplored, unknown and often more dangerous places to send their brave...

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