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Change

Wow so just had something happen this morning that has kind of had me feeling numb. I had plans to meet up with a friend I have not seen in quite a long time. We were emailing back and forth to figure out where and when we would meet. Then when I woke up this morning I got an email...

Travel Summary for Month 11

Monthly Summary for November 2016 (11th Month of Travel)

Monthly Summaries… Why? I’m starting up monthly summaries again. Its been about a year since did them and its time to start again. I finally feel I have enough travel experience under my belt to be able to write stories about it. Building confidence is a strange thing and sometimes it takes a while to hit a good stride. I...

destroyed a lens

The Sound of Crunch as my Camera hit the Concrete

That time I destroyed a lens I turned around and my heart dropped. There was my one month old camera and 10-24mm lens rolling down the concrete steps of a London tube station. The lens mounting surface still attached to the camera body. My heart sank and all I could think was ‘oh F*ck…’. I just destroyed a lens… Traveling...

Scotland

My Roadtrip and Ten Days in Scotland

Ten Days in Scotland I’m just completing the end of my ten days in Scotland. My original plan was to only spend a week there. After my first 5 days in Edinburgh I was tempted, and gave in to the temptation, to go further north. I really didn’t want to take a train or bus as that would limit me to staying at...

cuba, Cuba Classic Cars

How to Travel to Cuba for Canadians

Travel to Cuba Yes Cuba is as amazing as you have imagined! Inexpensive yet delicious meals. Hardly any traffic, warm weather, warm water, warm and friendly people. Bottles of rum for $3.60 USD. No Mcdonald’s, or any other fast food you have ever heard of. Live music, lots of dancing, and a super lively night life. All this in Havana which...

Photo of #RoadtripNick making new friends

#RoadtripNick has stopped being so shy

#RoadtripNick has stopped being so shy I have no explanation why #RoadtripNick has been so absent in the last few months. I think he’s just been going through a bit of a reclusive period. Lately he’s been hopping out of my backpack to welcome many new friends. Its interesting how thing happen in cycles like that.  In this cover photo...