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Kelly Dunning

A Canadian freelance writer with a love of art, culture, literature and adventure, Kelly loves exploring foreign lands and expressing her experiences through the power of the written word.

June, 2011

  • 29 June

    Canada Day All Over The World – How Canucks Celebrate Abroad

    If you grew up knowing that a “Toque” is a hat, Poutine is delicious, and that you should never stick your tongue to a metal railing in Alberta in December, you will also know what special occasion this Friday is. Yes, my fellow Canadians, it is the 144th Birthday of our home and native land. While those in the UK …

  • 29 June

    What to Look For in A Hostel

    Hostels are fantastic places for young travelers on a budget. They are friendly and casual establishments where you can book yourself a bed in a shared dorm for much cheaper than a hotel would be. Hostels also often feature communal kitchens so that you survive on cheap pasta and beans from the local supermarket when your dining out budget runs …

  • 26 June

    Creating A Deeper and More Meaningful Travel Experience

    meaningful travel experience

    How can you create a deep and meaningful travel experience that will help you grow and evolve as a person? “Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.” – Miriam Beard Travel is not just about collecting stamps on your passport, getting a tan, or …

  • 25 June

    Worlds Coolest Cities – Tokyo

    Hyperactive, futuristic, and unabashedly geeky, Tokyo is one of the most exciting destinations in the world. You will find your senses absolutely overwhelmed by the glittering architecture, colorful and all pervasive advertising, and bustling flashes of sounds and smells as this modern Asian metropolis pulses and throbs. The sidewalks are full to bursting with humanity and crossing the street can …

  • 22 June

    Five Ways The Internet Has Changed the Art of Travel

    The days where intrepid travelers voyaged across land and sea with little more than a compass and the position of the stars to guide them are long over, and so are the days when the loved ones of these brave adventurers waited weeks or even months for a letter stating that they were alright and had not been bitten by …

  • 20 June

    Five Careers That Will Take You Around the World

    Do you have a dream of seeing all of the beautiful wonders that this world has to offer, but feel like if you take off and tour the globe you will have to miss out on having a challenging and lucrative career? Don’t buy into that myth, because you CAN have a great career while travelling the world.  If you …

  • 5 June

    The Digital Nomad Experiment Lesson #4 – Stay for a While

    We are currently two thirds of the way through our stay here in Quarteira, and it’s time for another update on the Digital Nomad Experiment. Our goal for this experiment was to be able to spend three weeks working remotely in a beautiful holiday location in Portugal, to see if we could balance working and traveling to create our ideal …

  • 1 June

    The Digital Nomad Experiment Lesson #3 – Make Hay While the Sun Shines

    The Digital Nomad Experiment is our first trial with living a totally location independent lifestyle. Our goal is to learn more about the balance between working and travelling in this dream lifestyle followed by so many travel bloggers, freelancers, and lifestyle designers. As we work remotely in the beautiful Algarve region of Portugal, we are blogging about what we have …

May, 2011

  • 30 May

    The Digital Nomad Experiment Lesson #2 – Stay Disciplined

    It has now been one week since we arrived in the Algarve and began our Digital Nomad Experiment. We have rented an apartment in Quarteira, Portugal, a beautiful beach-side town, to see if we can work remotely here while creating a balance between seeing the gorgeous scenery, soaking up the sunshine, and still getting our work done!

  • 29 May

    World’s Coolest Cities: Montreal

    If you live in North America, but don’t want to have to fly across the ocean to experience Europe, Montreal is the answer! This historical Canadian centre of art and culture is the second largest French speaking city in the world, after Paris, and its cobblestone streets and heritage buildings give it an unmistakable European charm. Montreal also has the …

  • 28 May

    Interview: Fraser from floatingspheres.co.uk

    We at Global Goose are excited to bring you an interview with travel blogger and incessant wanderer Fraser Balaam from floatingspheres.co.uk. Read on to discover how he started writing to impress a girl and how sleeping under a bus stop on a spontaneous hungover trip to France helped him discover the thrill of venturing beyond his comfort zone.

  • 27 May

    The Digital Nomad Experiment Lesson #1 – Accommodation is Important

    Greetings from the hot and sunny Algarve! We are currently 5 days into our Digital Nomad Experiment and we thought we would give you an update as to how things are going so far. Our goal for this experiment was to be able to spend three weeks working remotely in a beautiful holiday location in Portugal, to see if we …

  • 26 May

    Interview – Kate from Tales of a Brit Abroad


    We are a big fan of the beautiful photos and intriguing travel tales on Kate Turner’s blog, and so we are very excited to bring you this exclusive interview! Kate has lived abroad in Spain and is truly bitten by the travel bug. Read on to hear her stories of being in the middle of a supermarket hold-up in Milan …

  • 19 May

    World’s Coolest Cities: Cape Town

    Cape Town

    Naturally gorgeous, artsy, and cosmopolitan, Cape Town is definitely the cultural capital of South Africa, and one of the World’s Coolest Cities. Forbes magazine named it one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and National Geographic included it on its “Places of a Lifetime” list.

April, 2011

  • 25 April

    World's Coolest Cities: New York

    What to do in NYC? Really? I can’t believe you’re asking that! There’s so much to do in NYC that you couldn’t possibly get bored even if you tried. There’s something here for everyone. That is what makes NYC one of the World’s Coolest Cities! (This Guide was written by native New Yorker Sara Sarit Nakash of Brooklyn Travel. Check …

  • 23 April

    Interview – Suzy from SuzyGuese.com

    Suzy Trevi Fountain

    Global Goose readers, meet Suzy! (pictured here throwing a coin into the famous Trevi Fountain in Rome) Suzy has known since she was young that she loves travel, and has worked hard to establish herself as a travel writer, the dream job of many. Way to go girl! Read on to find out more about her travels, and make sure …

  • 20 April

    Interview: Chloe from CampinginHeels.com

    We at Global Goose are very excited to bring you an exclusive interview with the gorgeous, sarcastic, and hilarious Chloe Barnes from CampinginHeels.com. Her travel blog has been one of our favorites for a long time, particularly for her feisty rants dispelling common travel myths, such as “Oh you are going travelling? You are soooo lucky!”. Chloe knows it’s not …

  • 20 April

    World’s Coolest Cities: Paris

    Did you know that Canadians are free to work in France for 3 months?

    Fresh brie melting on a fluffy croissant, black berets and striped shirts, cigarettes and haunting accordion music, we all have an image of this iconic city that has been shaped by art, film, and pop culture. Described in brush-strokes and words countless times, Paris is a million different things to a million different people. But what is the real Paris?

  • 20 April

    Cumbria in Photos

    Many people think that visiting England is all about London. However, there are also some truly gorgeous and much more tranquil locations throughout the English countryside which are worth a visit. Take the Lake District in Cumbria for example, which we explored in January 2011.

  • 20 April

    The Digital Nomad Experiment

    Our Mission: Can we manage working remotely and travel simultaneously to create our ideal digital nomad lifestyle? For a long time, Lee and I have been talking about the possibility of becoming Digital Nomads. Inspired by so many of the creative lifestyle designers out there, we dream about living a life where our work doesn’t tie us down to any …

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