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On Travel: Awesome Day Trip! Big White, BC to Greenwood, BC

A couple of days ago, I posted a blog my exploration of the abandoned 102 year old smelter in Greenwood (Anaconda) BC - what a cool experience! If you haven't had a chance to read that blog - click here. This blog will document our journey from Big White, BC to Greenwood, BC - with… Continue reading On Travel: Awesome Day Trip! Big White, BC to Greenwood, BC

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Exploring The 102 Year Old Abandoned BC Copper Company Smelter Ruins

DID THE COOLEST THING YESTERDAY!!! I explored the BC Copper Company Smelter Ruins in Greenwood, British Columbia (BC). IT'S BEEN ABANDONED FOR 102 YEARS! The weather on Big White (Mountain) called for rain all day, that was the perfect opportunity for a day trip! Initially planned to head to Penticton, BC and the weather was… Continue reading Exploring The 102 Year Old Abandoned BC Copper Company Smelter Ruins

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Monster Hunt: My Search for the Ogopogo Lake Monster

COVID-19 social distancing walk and I'm out and about in the great city of Kelowna, British Columbia (BC). Whilst living up on Big White, a trip down to Kelowna would not be complete without taking the time to search for the legendary Ogopogo who reputedly resides in Okanagan Lake. Lake Okanagan is about 250 miles (400 kms)… Continue reading Monster Hunt: My Search for the Ogopogo Lake Monster

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COVID-19: My 12 Month Trip of a Life Time Was Canceled, I Quit My Job, Sold My Car & Rented Out My Condo !

In the words of sexy hotness, Matthew McConaughey, "alright alright alright". It's been a hot minute since I've posted ... so I just want to bring you all up to date on the current lay of the land - my year long adventure to South East Asia, COVID-19 and social distancing. What a crazy time… Continue reading COVID-19: My 12 Month Trip of a Life Time Was Canceled, I Quit My Job, Sold My Car & Rented Out My Condo !

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My Travel Bucket List – How Many Have You Been To?

Hi everyone, happy long weekend (in most provinces/territories in Canada).  I'm so excited and the reason I'm so excited is that I have NO plans.  Yes, I'm excited that I have no plans - I get to have a weekend solo to do nothing or everything and I love it.  Most of my days and… Continue reading My Travel Bucket List – How Many Have You Been To?

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On Travel: Vietnam – What I Loved and Didn’t Love

I've been back from Vietnam for about 2 weeks now.  I have to admit it's been tough being back - to the cold, the snow, back to working 9-5, not traveling ... Today I want to share a little about my overall experience in Vietnam.  What I loved, things I wished I had done and… Continue reading On Travel: Vietnam – What I Loved and Didn’t Love

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On Travel: 24-hour Transit Into Guangzhou, China Without Visa

As I write this, I'm home, in bed - it's 3:00 AM and I cannot sleep - my body still thinks it's 3:00 PM - jet lag sucks!  So I thought, what better time than to start my layover in China 🇨🇳 blog. The process was a lot easier than I imagined, so I thought… Continue reading On Travel: 24-hour Transit Into Guangzhou, China Without Visa

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On Travel: Vung Tau and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  lời chào hỏi! I'm into my third week traveling through Vietnam.  It has been such an experience - one that I am so glad I decided to undertake - I've learned so much about myself during this trip. I've learned to push myself outside of my comfort zone by: 1) traveling solo for the… Continue reading On Travel: Vung Tau and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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On Travel: Da Nang and Hoi An, Vietnam

Xin chào!   I hope all is WELL with all of you ---- I'm continuing my travels through Vietnam this week - in Đà Nẵng and the ancient city of Hội An. I am more than pleased with my trip to Vietnam to date.  It's truly a beautiful country, steeped in a long difficult history… Continue reading On Travel: Da Nang and Hoi An, Vietnam

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On Travel: chúc mừng năm mới from Vietnam!

I'd been planning this trip for 4 months - months of research, YouTube vlogs, booking hotels, finding places to sightsee- which cities did I want to visit?  What did I wanna see while I was there? Did I want to start in the North and travel South or vice versa? I decided to fly into… Continue reading On Travel: chúc mừng năm mới from Vietnam!

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Ok, World Travellers, I Need Your Help Planning My Trip to Vietnam!

I am heading to Vietnam in February 2019, in time for TET - I've booked my ticket and I'm going for a month - woo hoo 🙌🏻 I have a general lay out of what I want to do, but, am looking for some thoughts and feedback from a traveler's perspective of things to do,… Continue reading Ok, World Travellers, I Need Your Help Planning My Trip to Vietnam!

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On Travel: Vancouver, BC and Area

Good afternoon, good morning or good evening folks - wherever you're reading this from.  I'm writing this today from beautiful British Columbia (BC) - it's so true that they immortalize it on their license plates.   I'm out here visiting my youngest daughter who moved here a few months ago to enjoy a less chaotic… Continue reading On Travel: Vancouver, BC and Area

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On Dreams: my plans to move to south east asia

If you're new to following my blog (thank you for supporting my journey, I do truly appreciate each of my followers -and please feel free to tell a friend, I try to keep my topics relevant and authentic to me as a person and life), then you likely know that I am .... wait for it… Continue reading On Dreams: my plans to move to south east asia

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On Travel: Philly, The City of Brotherly Love

🎶 "In West Philadelphia not born nor raised, in Kdub is where I spent most of my days 🎶" --- which is why I decided to take my next  trip to Philly.  I love to travel, I love history - all kinds of history and Philadelphia is steeped deep in American history. The primary reason for our trip… Continue reading On Travel: Philly, The City of Brotherly Love

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On Travel: My Japanese Experience

こんにちは - Kon'nichiwa Welcome to my first blog exclusively on travel.  I love traveling, I've been fortunate to have traveled to Mexico (4x), Cuba, Dominican Republic (5x), Aruba, Las Vegas (4x), NYC (2x), Mount Rushmore, Vancouver Island and many other places - but I've yet to have been overseas.  So this was a first! Life… Continue reading On Travel: My Japanese Experience

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Monster Hunt: My Search for the Manipogo Monster

A pseudoscience. The study of and search for animals and especially legendary animals usually in order to evaluate the possibility of their existence I've always been intrigued with folkloric creatures like Loch Ness, Sasquatch, Chupacabra, Abominable Snowman, Kraken, Sea Serpents, The Mothman, Thunderbirds and Jersey Devil, just to name a few. Today I am an acting cryptozoologist!… Continue reading Monster Hunt: My Search for the Manipogo Monster