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The Versatile Blogger Award:

I am thrilled to announce the Pink Backpack has been nominated for The Versatile Blogger Award!!! Thank you to Erin and Eva, the lovely ladies of Wonderlost for the nomination!

The Versatile Blogger Award:

The Versatile Blogger Award is a way for bloggers to recognize one another for all of the hard work that goes into their websites and content creation. In order to accept this award from Erin and Eva, I must share 7 random travel facts about myself and make my own nominations for the award.


7 Random Travel Facts:


1. My favourite travel adventure activities are hiking and scuba diving!

hiking in kananaskis alberta - the pink backpack travel and adventure blog

Kananaskis country, Alberta, Canada


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Taking the plunge in Roatan, Honduras


2. My first time ever traveling was to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida when I was 8. Thanks to my Mom, I was hooked on travel super young!


3. My first experience living abroad was on a University exchange program to Melbourne, Australia when I was 20! Since then, I’ve travelled solo through 20+ countries in the UK, Europe, India and now currently in Tanzania. In total, I have visited 32 countries.


Sydney Opera House, Australia


Great ocean road australia - the pink backpack travel and adventure blog

‘Great Ocean Road’, Australia


4. My craziest travel experiences are:

  • bungie jumping 440 feet in New Zealand
  • scuba diving in the Great Barrier Reef
  • camping under the stars in the Thar Desert
  • seeing the Dahli Lama speak in India


smiling camel in India - the pink backpack travel and adventure blog

Cheeky camel in the Thar Desert, India


5. My dream trips are to hike Machu Picchu in Peru, see the great wall of China, scuba dive in Belize and cage dive with great white sharks in Cape Town….Ps. One of these is becoming a reality in October!


6. When I’m not traveling, I live on a farm in Southwestern Ontario with my partner-in-crime and our big yellow lab.

london 2


7. I am new to travel blogging! I officially launched The Pink Backpack in March, 2016 as a way to stay connected to the world of travel during times when I am unable to get away. I never expected to meet so many new friends through blogging, or for it to open so many doors! It’s truly amazing!

My nominations are…


These bloggers have some seriously inspiring content, so go check them out!



The Rules of The Versatile Blogger Award:

  • Thank your nominator.
  • Include a link to their blog.
  • Share the award, including 7 random things about yourself, on your blog.
  • Nominate 10-15 blogs/bloggers that you’ve recently discovered or follow regularly.
  • Notify them via social media.






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Erin said:
Congrats again! I love your blog and loved reading your facts. You have seen so many places which is awesome! Look forward to following along your journey...
August 2, 2016 at 1:08 pm