Guatemala Diaries – Day 7

I didn't actually need the alarm to wake up at 4:30 this morning. I've always had an uncanny (and irritating) habit of waking up just before my alarm when I have to catch a bus/taxi/plane in the morning. Further to that, I will also wake up at regular intervals throughout the entire night and my … Continue reading Guatemala Diaries – Day 7

Belize Diaries – Day 1

So I'd booked this trip some time ago, around the start of the year, which has to be one of the longest pre-booked trips I've done in a while. Well, the time has finally arrived and it's time to check in and take off my shoes for security. The first leg of the journey begins … Continue reading Belize Diaries – Day 1

Destination: A Day Trip – Nara, Japan

Using the city of Osaka as a base again for this trip, the next spotlight on Japan is the city of Nara. I was recommended to visit this city by a friend, and I'm extremely happy I took his advice. I was at the end of a 3 week snowboard trip on the island of … Continue reading Destination: A Day Trip – Nara, Japan

A Farewell to Thailand — The Partying Traveler

This post is an amazingly refreshing read, especially when you are following travelling pages extolling the virtues of "MUST" and "DO NOT MISS" and various other phrases when referring to destinations and activities around the world. At the risk of muddying the message, please check it out for yourself to reach your own "ah ha" … Continue reading A Farewell to Thailand — The Partying Traveler

Hiking: Dog Mountain (Vancouver, CA)

Since the wildfires in BC had obscured the last trip up Mount Fromme and the parents were coming to visit from Australia, I took a week off from venturing into the mountains and opted to take a trip around Killarney Lake on Bowen Island to show off some of the Canadian outdoors on an easy … Continue reading Hiking: Dog Mountain (Vancouver, CA)

Destination: Sapporo (Hokkaido, Japan)

I'm not going to lie. I have a secret love affair with Japan. We had such an enduring romance that I couldn't stay away for more than 12 months at a time for the better part of the last decade. The people, the culture, the countryside, the wildlife, even the buildings. Everything. The real draw … Continue reading Destination: Sapporo (Hokkaido, Japan)

5 Ways To Meet People When Travelling Alone — Earth’s Magical Places

Couldn't have said it better! Be sure to check out the rest of this wonderful travel blog for a great read and great advice. I recently set off on my first solo trip around the globe, and while travelling alone is empowering and invigorating, it sure as hell can get lonely! But fear not, as … Continue reading 5 Ways To Meet People When Travelling Alone — Earth’s Magical Places

Hiking: Mount Fromme (Vancouver, CA)

For a full breakdown of the journey, I have a short video of the whole trip on my YouTube channel. I encourage you to take a peek 😉   Right, so we're up to another Friday morning. Mount Fromme is adjacent to Grouse Mountain which I visited a couple of weeks back. There's been some serious wildfires in … Continue reading Hiking: Mount Fromme (Vancouver, CA)

Hiking: Lynn Peak (Vancouver, CA)

For a full breakdown of the journey, I have a short video of the whole trip on my YouTube channel. I encourage you to take a peek 😉   For this weeks adventure into the wilderness, I decided on Lynn Peak in North Vancouver. After my lung buster of a hike last week, I thought I would … Continue reading Hiking: Lynn Peak (Vancouver, CA)

Solo? So Date-able

Don't underestimate your inner strength and adaptability. Just read this inspiring post about the joys and adventure that come with solo travel. It's difficult to take that first step, but once you do ... Don't forget to visit this blog for more travel inspired and relate-able posts!   There was an article published by Hostel … Continue reading Solo? So Date-able