AK Monthly Recap: November 2020

Adventurous Kate contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through these links, I will earn a commission at no extra cost to you. Thanks! It’s official — I’m a cat mom! This month, Charlie and I discovered a pair of rescue kittens that needed a home, and we decided to adopt them! They are two gray tabbies with white bellies and white paws, and their names are Lewis and Murray. Their foster family originally named them Harley and Davidson because they purred so loudly. I named Lewis for John…

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My Favorite Books of 2020

Posted: 11/12/2020 | November 12th, 2020 This year hasn’t been what anyone expected. As COVID has reminded us, you never know what tomorrow will bring. And, this year, it didn’t bring too many great things (especially for folks like myself working in the tourism industry). However, if there’s been one silver lining, it’s that being home this much has allowed me to supercharge my reading. While this year started off slow, since COVID, I’ve been averaging a book (sometimes two) a week. (I mean, after all, what else am I…

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Istanbul at Sunset – Stuck in Customs

2 December 2020 : Wednesday Dec 2020 : Wednesday Daily Photo – Istanbul at Sunset What a great city this is! 🙂 I was only here a few nights, so I tried to make the most of it. A lot of people warned me that it was quite dangerous and there are terrorists running around all over the place. Of course, most of those people were Westerners that listen to a little too much fear-based news. I found it perfectly safe walking around for a few days… I didn’t even…

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A One Month Suggested Itinerary

Posted: 11/19/20 | November 19th, 2020 Spanning 9,306km (5,780 miles) and six time zones, Canada is the second-largest country in the world. It’s home to rugged coastlines, vast prairies, dense boreal forests, towering mountain ranges, and upwards of two million lakes. But what makes Canada special is its people. It’s a place that embraces its diversity and that encourages people to be friendly, caring, and polite. Due to its large size, though, traveling across Canada can be a little challenging. Domestic flights are prohibitively expensive due to low competition and,…

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