Hello fellow Canadian Traveller!

Hi there, my name is Kendrick and I live in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

I’ve always love traveling but have always thought it was too expensive and would require saving up money for a long time before I can go anywhere.

One day, a friend of mine introduced to me the concept of points and miles and I was blown away at the possibilities! The truth of the matter is, travel isn’t as expensive as I thought!

The final piece of the puzzle that made my decision to travel long term was when I attended a live filming of “Make Your Dream Trip A Reality” by Chris Guillebeau. I learned that it was normal for people to dream of travelling long term and that you should just go for it!

I quickly went to work paying off my debt as quickly as possible while saving up money and building up all my points and miles balance. My goal was to travel around the world for one year, visiting all 7 Wonders of the World, 7 Wonders of Nature and all my bucket list dream destinations. I wanted to see and experience all the amazing sights and cultures that our world has to offer.

By September 14, 2016, I left Vancouver Canada to embark on a journey of a lifetime. Along the way, not only did I see so many amazing places but I also made tons of friends from around the world, many of whom I still stay in touch with to this day.

But the biggest impact of the journey was definitely an internal one. It was then I realized that as long as you are willing to work hard for it, you can live the life that you want and you don’t need to follow the conventional path that society dictates you should live. (Unless you want to live the conventional lifestyle of course)

Come join me as we embark, explore and experience what the world has to offer.

Feel free to email me at kendricktravels@gmail.com if you have any questions, requests, suggestions or comments. I try and reply to everyone; though, please be patient because it can take several days for me to get back to you.

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From Fitness Trainer to Aspiring Full Time Travel Blogger

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I’ve been working in the fitness industry for over 7 years now. Health and fitness will always be important to me but my heart will always belong to travel.

Since coming back home from my 380 days of travel around the world, I’ve now travelled to 6 continents and 89 countries around the world.

My mission now is to visit all 193 UN recognized countries as well as building up the Travel and Live Free blog. My goal is to make Travel and Live Free the ultimate resource for around the world travel for fellow Canadians.

In this blog, my goal is to provide you the latest information to help you save money on travel while going on an adventure of a lifetime. I’ll also be providing you with information on different travel destinations and specifically, what it’s like to live abroad.

I’m hoping I can also give you the courage to pull the trigger and embark on your own long term travel adventure that will change your life for the better.

So whether you just want to go on that cool and fun vacation or you are seeking to travel long term and have a better understand of yourself and the world, then let me be your guide for your upcoming journey and don’t hesitate to shoot me an email should you have any questions!

What You’ll Learn Here

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In this blog you will learn Canadian specific strategies on how to travel around the world without breaking the bank. Regardless if you’re a budget backpacker, luxury traveller or anywhere in between, we have the information that will help you travel just the way you like it.

On this website, you’ll also learn:

What makes Travel and Live Free different

The biggest difference that I can see between me and other travel blogs is that my presentation of the travel materials is 100% raw and authentic. My travel stories are 100% real and the information I provide in this blog are the exact same ones that I also use to help me travel better and cheaper.

I don’t sugar coat my information and I don’t mind offending people if it means telling the truth.

I am very blunt and I tell it how it is. I don’t work with advertisers and my message has not been influenced by any third party group. If I do promote another company, then I make sure I also use that company to help me with my travel needs.

So my only promise to you is that the information you read in this blog is unfiltered and brutally honest.

For those of you who appreciate this type style of writing, then I’m honored to have you as my reader and I hope I can provide you all the information that you need to successfully travel to all your dream destinations, live your desired travel lifestyle or at the very least, entertain you.

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