Happy New Year!

A big happy new year to you all!!


I would like to introduce my brand new blog to you all:

J.C. Photography (http://jcwildphotos.wordpress.com/)

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It follows my journey into developing stronger photography skills and focuses on my recent wildlife and landscape photos.

My passion for photography has gotten the better of me and I would like to display my attempts for your enjoyment/critique.

Thanks to all of you who have visited, commented and liked my blog wistfullywandering. My first blogging attempt and wow, it was such a fun experience!

Please follow my new blog! jcwildphotos.wordpress.com/

It’s Christmas Day!

Your gift is hangin with family and friends. Happy holidays to everyone!


Alberta, Canada

The Second Day of Christmas – Gifts for Travel Lovers

I love maps, globes and exploring the cultures in random towns around the world. That’s why Norad’s Santa Tracker always lit my imagination every Christmas eve.

It tracks “Santa’s” current location and includes the most obscure towns around the world.

Please check it out NOW to see where Santa currently is flying over.


A priceless gift for those who love all things travel.

The Third Day of Christmas – Gift Ideas for the Travel Lover

Sometimes when taking a long flight, or a multi-day road trip, you get bored. I am very bad at being antsy when I have nothing to do.

That’s why I always make sure I have a pack of playing cards with me, or a game to play in the car when trekking around.

Any traveler would love these games:

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Scrabble – Classic!

Connect Four

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The Fourth Day of Christmas – Gift Ideas for the Travel Lover







So many people give out gift cards over the holidays. Why not give a gift card/certificate for travel?? Perfect for me!

Here are some examples:
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The Fifth Day of Christmas – Gift Ideas for the Travel Lover

I love unique gifts – it shows that you put a bit of effort and thought into giving a gift to someone.

That’s why I love the site Uncommon Goods. There are so many ‘uncommon’ gifts to purchase, and plenty for those lovers of traveling, like myself.

Here are a few examples:

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Custom Map Bracelet

Custom Map Bracelet

Portable iPhone Charger

Portable iPhone Charger

Cork Map

Cork Map


The Sixth Day of Christmas: Gift Ideas for the Travel Lover

You have to look good while traveling, right?

I love visiting these sites once in a while to “window shop” my afternoon away…

Simon’s – a Canadian company

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Joe Fresh – another Canadian company!

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Hudson Bay Company – yet again, another Canadian company…I sense a theme.

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