Trixie Pacis is a travel writer, screenwriter, and digital nomad from Vancouver, Canada. She writes about diverse destinations and cultures while advocating for mindful and sustainable practices. Trixie loves to explore the outdoors and travel the way she sips her coffee — slow. Follow her adventures at howlblog.ca.
Articles by Trixie Pacis
Everything appeared as expected while boarding the train into Tokyo, from the tidy train station and orderly ticket booth cues to the clasped hands of prim passengers patiently awaiting the train. As I boarded and claimed a seat by the window, I felt suddenly overwhelmed — I had 36 hours … Read moreAsia Experiences
I left home without looking over my shoulder. I quit my job, packed my apartment, and bid home farewell in a whirl of excitement and spontaneity. Though I was fortunate to call Vancouver home, to have my parents and siblings close, and to feel a part of a community, home … Read moreThe World Insights
Though rough around the edges and often overlooked, many travellers have a soft spot for Lisbon’s sister city Porto. Porto is a vibrant city on the northern coast of Portugal famous for port wine. It’s not just a haven for those seeking a wander through narrow streets and historic buildings, … Read moreEurope Food & Drink History
India cradles an ancient and spiritual culture that draws visitors from around the globe. Spiritual experiences in the country range from temple visits and yoga retreats to 10-day silent Vipassana meditations. While India is best known by tourists for wonders like the Taj Mahal, our six-month sojourn brought us to … Read moreIndia Off the Beaten Path Religious Travel History