The I-Wrote-a-Book-and-I-Need-to-Get-Away-to-Refuel Trip

Last month, I finished the first draft of my WIP, and it was really intense. At one point, I wrote 17 000 words in just a couple of days. Needless to say, I felt really empty and kind of depressed once it was over.

I wanted so badly to go back to the world of my book and write more dialogues between my characters, but I knew I had to get away from the story so I could come back to it with a fresh, editing eye.

So I went to the mountains.

More specifically, to Gaspésie National Park, in Quebec. Here’s my hiking/emptying-my exhausted-brain trip in photos. Continue reading “The I-Wrote-a-Book-and-I-Need-to-Get-Away-to-Refuel Trip”

How I Plan my Trips – Travel More Series

We all want to get the most of our trips. We worked all year to afford them, we only have 10 days to visit as much of our dream city as we can, and we feel a little overwhelmed at the idea of doing this right.

Where to start?

I used to plan every single detail of my trips, and to be honest the more I travel the less I plan (if I plan at all, like I did in Nicaragua). Nothing is going to go exactly as you expected anyway. And it’s always great to be flexible not to miss out on awesome opportunities that will arise out of nowhere.

But the way I plan a trip can be divided in THREE CATEGORIES. Here they are: Continue reading “How I Plan my Trips – Travel More Series”

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