Tag: Abi Paul

Navigating with Columbus in Santo Domingo | Budget Adventure Travel

Navigating with Columbus in Santo Domingo | Budget Adventure Travel

| January 31, 2017 | 2 Comments

[Comments/Responses from readers greatly appreciated] August 28th, 2011 In August 2011, we set forth on a week-long all-inclusive vacation in Samana, Dominican Republic from Calgary. These are the stories from this trip. The following images are of the wonderful suite we got. Very clean, warm water always, and top quality room service. We took a […]

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A money manager’s guide to earning a guaranteed 1,123% return on investment | Money Saving Tips

A money manager’s guide to earning a guaranteed 1,123% return on investment | Money Saving Tips

| January 28, 2017 | 2 Comments

[Comments/Suggestions on this or future articles greatly appreciated] My mama always taught me to be thrifty with my money growing up. She abhors frivolous purchases. Thus this recent Mother’s Day I decided to gift her the best gift I could – NOTHING. Instead I went and bought myself something from the nearest Walmart – the […]

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Social dynamics of getting a response back online | Career Tips

Social dynamics of getting a response back online | Career Tips

| January 25, 2017 | 2 Comments

It is a fairly simple process to get a response back from another person during a face to face conversation – Walk up, greet, speak, ask, listen! It is quick, simple and mostly instantaneous. However, it is a whole different matter when using online communication and social media tools in trying to elicit a response from […]

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Frozen in time in Southern Alberta | Budget Adventure Travel

Frozen in time in Southern Alberta | Budget Adventure Travel

| January 22, 2017 | 3 Comments

this blog post is specially inspired by and dedicated to moby, who i met once in new york. this piece is written in the style and images that moby has published on his blog on architecture in LA. at first glance, southern alberta and the artist moby and hollywood don’t connect. but dig deeper and […]

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7 ridiculously easy ways how I saved $$$$$$$ and time on Budget Adventure Travel | Money Saving Tips

| January 19, 2017 | 15 Comments

[Prologue: Several readers asked me about the total trip for this travel. I crunched all numbers and the total cost was approximately, CAD $4,500 for two adults. This includes all airfare, ground transportation, lodging, food, tours, and gifts. The trip itinerary was Calgary -> Miami -> Quito – > Amazon Jungle -> Quito -> Bogota […]

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The Collaborative Art Curatorial Project | Arts & Design

| January 7, 2017 | 3 Comments

Edward Burtynsky is a renowned Canadian photographer and artist who has achieved international recognition for his large-format photographs of industrial landscapes. His work is housed in major museums across the globe including a current exhibition at the Glenbow Museum of Calgary. There is much written about his collection and his artwork. This blog post is […]

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Art on the Streetwalks of Miami | Budget Adventure Travel

Art on the Streetwalks of Miami | Budget Adventure Travel

| January 4, 2017 | 6 Comments

Remember that movie with Chris Kattan and Will Ferrell – A night at the Roxbury, where their characters, brothers Doug and Steve Butabi, pitch the ingenious idea to club owner Zadir (Chazz Palminteri) about the unique club concept where the building exterior is constructed to resemble the interior of a nightclub, and the interior resembles […]

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Once upon a time in Quito | Budget Adventure Travel

Once upon a time in Quito | Budget Adventure Travel

| December 26, 2016 | 3 Comments

December 28, 2011 Arrived at Quito after an awesome flight from Miami. High elevation. Takes a day or two to get used to the air volume for those coming from sea level areas. Since we came from Calgary, the adjustment didn’t take long. Public tours of the inside are allowed. Ecuador currency is the US […]

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Chris Flodberg Opening Night a sign of change in Calgary Art Scene | Arts & Design

| December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

To have over 150 people show up on a crispy Friday evening in Calgary to view the work of local artist Chris Flodberg is inspiring by itself. To have them show up in the midst of a much awaited Calgary Flames vs. Winnipeg Jets hockey game (The Flames waited nearly 16 years to welcome back […]

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A Touch of Williamsburg in Calgary | Arts & Design

A Touch of Williamsburg in Calgary | Arts & Design

| December 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Williamsburg is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, which has become a notable home and incubator for emerging artists. I recall from my days of living in NYC that the ultimate ‘cool’ factor among the hipster crowd was not to be seen among the hoi polloi of Manhattan but instead among […]

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