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Name: Melissa
Hometown: Vancouver, Canada
Location: Calgary, Canada
Join Date: December 11, 2006
Contributions: melissak has written about 113 places, shared 2,968 photos, left 433 comments, and smiled 376 times.
Interested in: meeting new people, sharing travel tips and blogs, just browsing!
Travel Plans
New Zealand
dream destination
South America
dream destination
Countries I've Traveled To
Books you might find in my backpack
Most Memorable Travel Experience
Summer festival in Miyoshi, Japan.
Tokyo Disneyland and Sea.
19th bday in London with my best friend :)
Every day in Santorini.
Bastille Eve in Paris.
Drinking in Munich at the Hofbrauhaus.
Parasailing in Nice.
Spending a week in the Dominican with my dad.
Scubadiving in Fiji(even though I hated it!)
Going home with a lady I met at the airport in Brisbane, and living there for 2 months!
Australian Open in Melbourne.
Maya Bay in Thailand.
Riding elephants in Phuket.
Hanging out with tigers in Kanchanburi.
Bartering with people in Bangkok.
Living with my amazing housemates in Melbourne.
The Caulfield Cup!!
4X4ing around Fraser Island.
Sailing the Whitsundays.
Skydiving in Byron Bay.
Whitewater Rafting the Tully River.
My 21st Birthday weekend in Las Vegas, VIP at every club
Spending a year living and working at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida represeting Canada. the best year of my life.
Throwing beads to people from a Bourbon st balcony on Fat Tuesday during Mardi Gras in New Orleans.
Touring Fenway Park in Boston just after the Winter Classic.
Eating Boston Cream Pie at the original Cheers Bar,the Bull and Finch in Boston
Getting my fortune read in the French Quarter in New Orleans
After a few years of travelling around the world, I've decided to settle myself(for now) in the town of Jasper, Alberta to live and work at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.

You only live once, but if you do it right once is enough.

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.--- Jawaharal Nehru

X_Drive says:
Happy Birthday!! :D
Posted on: May 15, 2017
spocklogic says:
Posted on: May 15, 2016
X_Drive says:
Happy Birthday!! Enjoy your chocolate cake and laughter with as many friends as you can. Dream big and I hope all your wishes come true!! :D
Posted on: May 15, 2016
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melissak's Travel Blogs

Working for the Mouse July 2009-July 2010
Jun 18, 2009 – Mar 26, 2010
My year living in Orlando working at Disneyworld!
Overview 878 words 17 4 10
blame it on the ah ah ah alcohol...! VEGAS 09 BABY
May 13, 2009 – May 18, 2009
Spent my 21st bday in laaas vegas this year with my mom, her boyfriend and my twin sister!! made for the best birthday i've eve…
Overview 1,658 words 183 5 32
My Life in Australia
Jan 19, 2008 – Dec 06, 2008
Living and working in Australia for a year!
Overview 33,227 words 1,320 101 281
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melissak's Travel Reviews

Cheap "Hostels" in Melbourne, Australia
My second time in Melbourne I decided to stay at this place, on Punt Road. It is a pretty good p…
Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Brisbane, Australia
After just spending a Sunday afternoon here I felt compelled to write a review on this amazing p…
Cheap "Hostels" in Lakes Entrance, Australia
This small is located in Lakes Entrance, very close to 90 mile beach. I haven't heard of many pe…