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How To Find The Best Travel Deals Online
When searching for travel deals everybody starts in one place: online. The internet has opened up a whole new...
The Experience Value of being Higher than Empire State
The most important thing I get out of travel is something I call Experience Value. Experience Value doesn’t directly...
The story behind the Lady in Red
This image takes me back to Paris. It was late summer of 2011 and I went back to Europe...
Making Up The Balance After A Decade In Canada

Immigrating to a different country breaks something in you. Something that can never be repaired. Is it for better or worse? After living and working in Canada for a decade today it’s time to make up the balance.

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Why I Don’t Book Cheap Hotels Anymore, Especially On Travel Sites
Last time I arrived in Paris, the city of light and love, it was horrible. After a great train ride from Amsterdam, and looking forward to a few relaxing days in Paris I arrived at the wrong hotel. There turned out to be two hotels, with exactly the same name. Thanks, Expedia.... Read more
Travel Hacking Ski Resorts – How To Get The Most Out Of Your Ski Pass This Upcoming Season

I just bought my ski pass for the upcoming season. With local season passes and even “discount” cards becoming increasingly more expensive my travel hacking mind kicked in. The goal? Optimize the amount of ski days for as little money per day as possible.

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If Travel Was Free You’d Never See Me Again
Some people say “if travel was free, you’d never see me again”. Well, what are you waiting for? After I moved to Canada at age twenty-something I blew most of my savings account. One of the reasons to relocate to North America was to explore the world from this... Read more
Did You Ever Swim With Pigs?
I recently adopted a new annual tradition, which is to escape the Canadian winters with a week in the Bahamas. On my first trip there, I learned about an interesting “bucket list” item, according to some: swimming with pigs. While one of the beach vendors peaked my interest with... Read more
How frequent travellers travel jet lag free around the world
People who travel will sooner or later have to deal with the unpleasant experience of jet lag. If you travel a lot you can train your body to get used to it, but eventually it will catch up to you. So while jet lag seems unavoidable, there are some things you can do... Read more
Spending my birthday in Vancouver this year… not just to renew my passport
A few years ago I got to spend my 30th birthday in Vancouver – I wrote a post about how an older couple, without ever knowing it, helped me celebrate by playing Auld Lang Syne for me. It’s a story about how you’ll never know how much of an... Read more
My top 3 places to visit in Palawan, Philippines
At the beach, life is different. Time doesn’t move hour to hour but mood to moment. We live by the currents, plan by the tides and follow the sun. (unknown) Here’s my top 3 of places to visit on to Palawan, another beautiful Philippine island. 1. Pandan Island Beach... Read more
Celebrating Earth Day Through Travel And Ebooks
Happy EarthDay! Every year, we celebrate Earth Day on April 22. Authors creating bestselling books aren’t necessarily the best for the environment… so today I’m sharing some more environmentally friendly thoughts. Earth Day started with grassroots organizations, environmentally conscious companies, and even the government. Everyone works together in a... Read more
5 Occasions To Use A Limousine Service Instead Of A Taxi
Forget about taxi’s. The amount of times I’ve been taken for a ride, even in my home town, is ridiculous. Drivers often take the longer road to collect a few extra dollars from you, and then still expect a “tip”. You may think a limousine service is a privilege... Read more