Saint Petersburg, Russia [LED]

After a 4 hour train ride that included apples and sleep masks, we hopped off onto the Saint Petersburg platform. Venice of the North offers up a maze of canals, cafés and nights that last under two hours.  The pastel coloured building facades keep you zen and June is the night of white nights day time, […]

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Moscow, Russia [VKO]

Our hiatus has brought us to a few spots we can’t wait to share with you — Cheers to summer! After much anticipation, we had finally landed in Russia. I rapidly breezed over the cyrillic alphabet in transit, ready as ever to switch my Ns for Hs and my Ps for Pies. After passing customs […]

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Charlevoix, QC [YQB]

If calm views of the water, heartwarming sunrises and sets and the possibility of green or white slops are your thing, then you’ll love Charlevoix, one of Quebec’s most pittoresque little pockets.  The perfect spot to spend a long weekend.    In the summer, you can camp out in the back country or rent une […]

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Happy Holidays! [YQB]

Merry holidays to our followers! We’ve been pretty busy with work and holiday prep in the last 2 months, but don’t worry, we have a few tickets in hand for 2015! May the New Year bring you joy, health and many travels! The Closest Airport Team, Christine and Laurie xx

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Vancouver, BC [YVR]

After a long hiatus, we’re back and out west. It’s my first time in Van, Canada’s west coast gem.  A city with some soul, great greenspace and snazzy little nooks. The one day it didn’t rain, I decided to lead a pack of people to Spokes, where we rented some city bikes and rode the […]

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