Living by Experience - Travel and Photography Lifestyle Magazine
Is Travel Hacking Worth It?
Some of the best things in life aren’t goals to be achieved, but experiences to be enjoyed: happiness, freedom,...
My travel art – almost 200 prints from over 25 destinations around the world (and counting)
“Support living artists, the dead ones don’t need it.” My inspiration comes from traveling all over the world: I...
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...
Happy Birthday Canada – Free Online Course Access For Canada Day
It’s Canada day week up here in the great white North – and we’re enjoying tropical temperatures here in Calgary for the entire week it sounds like. With the border closed I cant go to Vegas yet – but Vegas came to us. To celebrate Canada Day I’d like... Read more
Mini Courses Now Re-Open For Registration
After a brief hiatus and a cap on registrations, we’ve brought back some of our smaller training programs. These “mini courses” are now back open for registrations! I welcome you to check them out if any of these 3 topics interest you. Not trying to sell you on anything... Read more
Is Travel Hacking Worth It?
Some of the best things in life aren’t goals to be achieved, but experiences to be enjoyed: happiness, freedom, joy, mindfulness… In short: this moment, now. All of those experiences come together in an elevated form through travel, when I’m away from everything familiar. That’s why travel is one of... Read more
My travel art – almost 200 prints from over 25 destinations around the world (and counting)
“Support living artists, the dead ones don’t need it.” My inspiration comes from traveling all over the world: I fell in love with the exceptional things I saw and the remarkable people who crossed my path. My photographic art is my way of giving some of my travel memories... Read more
Buying art for dummies: a quick guide
It all started when cavemen began to draw on the walls. Since then everyone has, at one point or another, displayed some form of art in their home. It might have been something our kids created in kindergarten, for mom to proudly display on the fridge. Or maybe it’s a genuine impressionist painting by an elephant... Read more
Jump On The Back Of My Motorcycle – And Let’s Explore Western Canada
Technically speaking any book I wrote is a “Message from the author”. But, in case of a full colour photography book, most of that message consists of pictures. So I did want to start off with a few words and provide a bit of background in this post. Most... Read more
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
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 Hardly Participate In Art Shows Anymore

“Thank you for your submission to the “x” exhibition. Making selections was extremely challenging for our juror, due to the amount of excellent work submitted.

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Need inspirational image quotes for your social media?
Today I’m sharing about one of my lesser-known side projects: MountainQuotes.com. It’s a website I’ve maintained for many years, for the sole purpose of having a place to store my favourite quotes. When I watch a movie or read a book I often find inspiring quotes, and I’ve used... Read more