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Exploring Canada by motorcycle
This is how I collected the photographs for my book A View to Take Home.
Tango in Buenos Aires
The tango is so intimate that one gets confused;
My ode to Canada, for cage free humans everywhere
It all began in 2008, I was 26 at the time. Young, green, and very naive. I knew I...
Life Lessons From Being Stuck In A Rip Current: Embrace The Unknown
Ever lived near the ocean? I did – it’s one of the things I miss most in land-locked Calgary. The ocean is what feeds my soul – and even though having the Canadian Rocky Mountains nearby I do miss the salty air from time to time. Luckily through my... Read more
How To Travel Often – Even If You Don’t Have Enough Time Or Money
The one thing in life I’ve always done, regardless of my situation, income, time, or any other external circumstances is one thing: travel. I do it all the time. I’m usually going on a trip (near or far) at least once a month. It may be just to the... Read more
Why I Feel Like The Luckiest Guy In The Sky
After traveling over a large portion of the world well before the age of thirty the travel bug really got to me. It caught me by surprise, as traveling wasn’t something I was used to while growing up. I don’t think I crossed any borders as a child. My... Read more
What Motorcycles, Classical Music And Travel Hacking Have In Common
Enjoy this short travel video and interview with yours truly – bestselling travel author Wilko van de Kamp. It was shot on a summer motorcycle trip to my happy place – British Columbia. It’s a relatively short (3-6 hours “only”) from Calgary, depending on where you’re going, but a... Read more
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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Driving (s)kills

Driving (s)kills

Lifestyle June 11, 2018

I really wonder why so many people passed drivers ed. Oh wait, none is required in many North American cities like Calgary.

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The wrong side of the road
Question for all dog owners: do you train your dog to walk left or right of you? Somehow mine ended up on my left hand side. I never thought much about the idea, it just kind of naturally happened that way. We both seem to be fine with that... Read more
Dreaming Around the World

Imagine… everything is possible when you dream.

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Traveling to Western Canada? Don’t Miss Some Of Alberta’s Most Charming Inns and Hotels
Canada is a very popular tourist country with a great environment, wonderful people and certainly enough room for everyone. If you decide to head west, and spend time exploring Alberta, you’ll find beautiful landscapes and peaceful surroundings everywhere you go! Western Canada inspired my photography career, as well as... Read more
Why I Voluntarily Opted To Spend The Night At The Airport
Have you ever booked a flight early in the morning? I do this all the time. When I get to my destination, I have at least some of the day left to get settled in and explore. And, I get a bonus vacation day added to my trip for... Read more