Hi, I’m Shaun; lover of memorable experiences, great food, and overall awesome times. I live to travel and aim to measure my life by the experiences gained through it. My blog ThisLifeinTrips.com is a collection of those experiences as well as a place to inspire and educate others who are looking to find more out of life.
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Hong Kong: Visa issue traveling to HK from Beijing?
Hi all! Quick question - I am spending 3 days in Beijing (less than 72 hours) then heading to Hong Kong for 2 days. I am Canadian and don't need a visa for China under 72 hours and don't require a visa for Hong Kong but wondering if this itinerary would be an... See More
Hi all! I'm trying to nail down my Africa portion of my 2015 RTW trip where I will be flying into Nairobi and out of Cape Town. I have decided on the following: Touring Nairobi massa mara Serengeti ngorongoro crater Zanzibar (maybe) Victoria falls South... See More
Boston: Is the Boston Freedom Trail worth a visit?
I think you are covered with all the great answers here! I only spent a couple days there and found the Freedom Trail a great way to cover lots of ground in a short time! http://www.thislifeintrips.com/36-hours-in-beantown/ Shaun See More
Nairobi: How many days in Nairobi?
Hi all! Thanks for the Kenya tips! I am now looking at how many days I should spend in Nairobi before heading out to do some safaris? Things to note: 1) Nairobi is my first stop outside of North America on my RTW tour. I will be bagged the first day. 2) I would like... See More
Vancouver: First time in Vancouver, what should I do?
The Museum of Anthropology is great if you are looking for indoor activites in case of rain. Otherwise Stanley Park the seawall, Granville Island are all great. If you have a car and the weather cooperates take... See More
Vancouver: What are your favorite hikes in the surrounding of Vancouver?
Hi Oliver, the Grind is not scenic. It is a staircase up a mountain so people use it for exercise. I used to do it once a week and was always shocked to see tourists in jeans thinking it is a leisurely stroll! Instead head up the Sea to Sky highway (which is a spectacular... See More
What Are the Most Unique Accommodations You've Ever Stayed In?
A cave in Cappadocia! We slept like posh Flilnstones at the Kale Konak Cave Hotel. Amazing place and can not recommend it enough! For my review and tons of pictures see here: http://www.thislifeintrips.com/kale-konak-cappadocia-cave-hotel/... See More
Europe: Has anyone flown Icelandair to Europe?
Yes! I have flown with them twice and loved it First was from New York, second was this past February from Seattle to Amsterdam via Reykjavik for a 3 day layover! The last route cost me $446! An amazing deal,... See More
What is your fondest travel memory?
Not my most memorable trip but one of the reasons why I travel is my first trip to California. Growing up in a small town in Northern Canada I was very isolated from the rest of the world. I knew of rocks, trees, long winters and not much else. Little did I know at the... See More
Hi all! Looking for someone with Kenya experience to share their top 5 favorite sights/activities. If safaris please include specific company. I am starting to plan my upcoming trip and need to gauge how much time where. Thanks in advance! Shaun www.thislifeintrips.com... See More