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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...
Summer in Canada Photography
Summer 2021 in Canada Photos and memories of summer 2021 in Canada… I’ve wrapped up the season with another...
Why You Should Add Some Freedom To Your Goals
What if you added a component of freedom to your most important life or business goal? Freedom to be...
Turn Your Passion For Words Into A Freelance Writing Career
A beach in Hawaii. A coffee shop in South America. A city in Europe. The East Coast of Canada. What do these locations have in common? In each of these and in many other remote places, I know of writers who are freelancing with a fair degree of success.... Read more
Canadian Thanksgiving: Your early reminder to develop an Attitude of Gratitude
Today is Thanksgiving again for the Canadians. We’re a little ahead of the game here up North. Not unlikely because very soon hell might freeze over once more. Might as well get Thanksgiving out of the way. But the time of year doesn’t matter. Anytime is a good time... Read more
Here We Go Again: Dropping Travel Restrictions
It’s now been well over a year since I first shared my 4 required steps before travelling again. As we’re learning to travel again while dropping travel restrictions, it’s time to do another checkin: where are we at in terms of travel? Are we good to go again, or... Read more
15 tips for finding happiness every day

Ranging from missed meetings to technical website trouble I wasted a lot of time not accomplishing much at all today. I think I’ll opt to take the next holiday Canada comes up with as a day off and go for a long bike ride or something.

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My Favourite Canadian Movie: One Week
One Week is one of my favorite movies. In the movie, Ben Tyler, played by Canadian actor Joshua Jackson, has been diagnosed with cancer. Foregoing his required treatment, he instead decides to take a motorcycle trip from Toronto across Canada to Vancouver Island. (I took part of that inspiring... Read more
Celebrating 14 Years in Canada – Is It Your Turn To Travel More?
Today is my “Canaversary” – it’s been 14 years today since I first landed in Canada as a brand new, fresh of the boat immigrant. And yes – I was as green and naive as you can imagine. Today seems as appropriate as ever to connect human-to-human and share... Read more
Have You Checked Your Passport Expiry Date Lately?
Have you checked your passport expiry date lately? As the world is slowly starting to travel again (or at least making some plans for future travel) you may not have looked at your travel documents for a while. Having a valid passport is still an important pre-requisite for travel anywhere... Read more
Travel Tips: What To Expect As You Book Summer Travel This Year
After two years of travel restrictions, we’re getting excited to start traveling again. Have you start making plans for your summer travel yet? Here’s what to expect as travel continues to be impacted by Covid-19. As travel is returning towards pre-pandemic levels, unusually long lines at airports and passport... Read more
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
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