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Homeless in Paris
I ended up homeless on the streets of Paris. I don't always get it right.
Travel is the only thing you can buy that makes you richer
People attending my art events, when pondering over my travel photography, always comment on “how they wish they had...
Don’t Quit Your Job To Follow The Dream. Do This Instead
Do you have too much work to do and too little time to do it? You worry about your...
My favourite old church in Alberta – destroyed by fire
I was heartbroken to hear about this beautiful place burning down a few years ago. This past Sunday afternoon I decided to take my motorcycle for the first somewhat longer ride of the season to Canmore, Alberta. Somewhere along highway 1A between Calgary and Canmore was the site of this church,... Read more
Are You Ready To Board A Plane Again?
It’s been almost a year since I shared my 4 required steps before travelling again – so it’s time to do a quick check in: where are we at in terms of resuming traveling. Are you ready to board a plane again – or is it better to wait a... 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
What to do when you’re overbooked on a flight
After the horrifying story of an overbooked passenger being forcefully removed from an overbooked flight, I wanted to but share a step-by-step guide on what to do next time you’re overbooked. Several news outlets posted articles on how there should be additional legislation to prevent airlines from this popular... Read more
Travel Light, Taken To The Extreme – The 5 Essential Items I Always Bring
Packing is one of the most daunting tasks while leaving for a trip. I almost always leave it to the very last day, which does create some unnecessary stress. It also forces me to think quickly, and travel light. I’ve found that regardless the length of the trip, I... Read more
3 Keys To Design Travel Experiences That Change Your Life
Sat down at your computer in the spring of 2020 and haven’t gotten up since to take a break? For many of us, pandemic life has become more monotone than we would have liked. Wanderlust affects each of us at one time or another, maybe today more than ever before.... Read more
Reflections: Dealing with issues through traveling
No matter how many material possessions, circumstances, friends or family I left behind temporarily or permanently, I always ended up taking the one thing with me that I could not leave behind: myself. One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more. (Thomas Jefferson) When I need a... Read more
The only thing better than travel? Free travel!

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 angle. With little money left in savings, I had to find a way to get on board of aircrafts for free – and I did.

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Do NOT Quit Your Job And Travel The World
Have you ever heard anyone say quit your job to go travel the world? I’m here to tell you the exact opposite. Don’t do it. Don’t quit your job to travel the world. If you hate your job, sure enough, quit your job. If you want to travel –... Read more
What’s the meaning of the Buenos Aires tango to me?
This is a picture that was taken of me while attempting to dance the Tango in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The accompanying quote says as much as ‘Without the streets or dusks of Buenos Aires a Tango cannot be written’. ‘Without the streets or dusks of Buenos Aires a Tango cannot... Read more