Living by Experience - Travel and Photography Lifestyle Magazine
Meet the Spirit Bear – the rare blonde black bear of Canada’s west coast
It may look like a polar bear that got a little lost and wandered too far south - but...
Exploring Canada by motorcycle
This is how I collected the photographs for my book A View to Take Home.
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...
A little known story about the oldest church in Alberta, Canada

The historic McDougall Memorial United Church is located a short drive west from Calgary. In summer, I love to enjoy these country roads on my motorcycle and avoid the busy highway on my way to Canmore, Banff or beyond.

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Who needs Napa Valley when you can have Canada’s Okanagan?

As a side effect of putting together my photography book celebrating Western Canada, I’ve also discovered some wonderful local Canadian wineries.

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From Buenos Aires, Argentina to Halifax, Canada
Even though all trips I’ve been on have something special about them, there’s a few destinations that stand out from the many places I’ve been able to visit so far. One of them, as anyone who has ever heard me speak in public will know, is the beautiful city... Read more
Looking back on eight years in Canada

This week I celebrated my eight “Canaversary” – time flies when you’re having fun, or not at all. It’s been a hell of a ride, and I’m grateful to those who shared some (or all) of it with me.

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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 Photography Guide To The Calgary Stampede
Local Calgarians claim going to the Stampede is only for tourists. Since no one is really “from” Calgary (most people move here at one point or another), we’re all tourists in a way. I use that excuse (in case I need one) for visiting the Calgary Stampede every year.... Read more
Celebrating seven years in Canada: Happy Canaversary to me!
It all began in 2008, I was 26 at the time. Young, green, and very naive. I knew I wanted something different. Not because the life I had in Europe was so bad. It was pretty great, actually. The ability to just get in a car and drive to... Read more
Fireworks, resolutions and honesty

I overheard a story recently about a new gym being opened. It’s called “Resolutions”, and it’s only a gym during January and then turns into a bar for the rest of the year.

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How the Costco and American Express divorce left the kids out in the rain

Have you ever gone to Costco and came home with something you were completely not planning on buying? I certainly have. My biggest impulse buy was a piano.

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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 wanted something different.

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