Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not – Ralph Waldo Emerson
My name is Pamela, and I’m a traveller, foodie, writer and photographer from Toronto, Canada; all of which I write about here on Savoir Faire Abroad.
I have traversed through 30+ countries, and while that is a small number compared to some, I pride myself in taking things slow. As a result I have found temporary homes in Bangkok, and Québec City. Both of which I write about, a lot!
As an independent and somewhat stubborn woman I desire to swim upstream, rather than following those swimming downstream. Sometimes it is a foolish endeavour, but I don’t like to dwell on those situations – there are times when denial can be very cathartic! Swimming upstream does have its advantages; an appreciation for new viewpoints, and finding oneself in unique, and often fun, situations come to mind. [Read more…]
Popular Posts & Pages
A Bangkok Bucketlist: There is so much more to Bangkok than drinking Thai buckets somewhere along Khao San Road. It is a city filled with great food, friendly people, beautiful temples, and some very random activities. These are some of my favourites.
How To Travel With VIA Rail On A Budget: A comprehensive guide on how to travel across Canada with VIA Rail, without spending a ton of money. Yes, it is possible, the trick is to keep an open-mind, and sometimes have an open schedule.
100 Ways To Save Money: Planning ahead use to be my kryptonite. Why on earth do I need to do that?! I’m a carefree kind of person. Planning? Blech!
And then I realized how much money I was throwing away, and that I wasn’t being carefree, I was being careless! Oh, the things I could have done with all that wasted money… It’s best not to dwell on that though. I’m currently working on losing weight and eating healthier, so planning ahead is integral.