Author: Kendra

Why You Should Go to Jail (Kingston Penitentiary)

Going to prison is not exactly a life goal for most of us. As such, seeing inside a modern prison is not easy to do sans illegal activity. But there are a few places where you can get that opportunity without giving yourself a criminal record. The Kingston Penitentiary in Canada is one of those places. A former maximum security prison, the Kingston Pen was one of the world’s oldest prisons in continuous use by the time it closed. It was first opened in June 1835 and it closed in September 2013. The prison saw its fair share of...

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Four Easy Steps to Achieve Debt-Free Travel

Imagine this. You have just returned from a fantastic trip, one filled with laughter, new experiences, and hundreds of beautiful photographic opportunities. You arrive home, ready to return to “reality” with a brand new lease on life Opening up your emails, you see your monthly credit card statement. You know there will be a bit of a balance as you didn’t save for this trip beforehand but you expect it will be easily paid off. And then BOOM: your jaw drops as you see the full amount that you now owe the bank. How in the world did you...

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Spooky Times at Fort Fright (Kingston, Canada)

One great thing about travel is having the opportunity to experience something specific to the area one is visiting. It’s something I seek out on my trips and it has allowed me to participate in or witness some pretty unique things such as pilgrimages, Mexican wrestling, sweat lodge ceremonies, and coconut oil production. In Kingston, Canada, I was able to participate in something a bit more prosaic but it was still awesome: a haunted house. It wasn’t just any house though – it was Fort Henry! Originally built by the English in the early 1800s, Fort Henry today is...

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Who Am I?

My name is Kendra and I am a cubicle escape artist: I try to find ways to keep my job which is in a cubicle while also trying to escape it as often as possible.

When I travel, I’m generally that solo female you see wandering with a camera firmly clutched to her face as she traipses around while narrowly avoiding being hit by some form of local transportation.

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