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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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COVID-19: Turning a Breakdown Into a Breakthrough

COVID-19 Week 8 Update. Never one to stay down, always one to turn a breakdown into a breakthrough. This time is no different! If you're a regular to my blog, you'll know that my 12 month adventure of a lifetime all over South East Asia (SEAsia) has been "postponed" due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. … Continue reading COVID-19: Turning a Breakdown Into a Breakthrough

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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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Umm, What’s a Permaculture Community?

One of the best things about creating something from nothing is exactly THAT!  Creating something that is POSSIBLE in a space where there is NOTHING (in the way but to create). Last night, my awesome friend, and group member Timothy Holmes and I got to chatting about one of the homework assignments in a course… Continue reading Umm, What’s a Permaculture Community?

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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: Mekong Delta, Vietnam 🇻🇳

tạm biệt Việt Nam Today, I left Vietnam.  The country I have come to love over the last 3.5 weeks  It’s a mix of emotions having to go back to Canada.  I’ll miss it there, I'll miss exploring, the food,  the culture, the adventuring and of course, my eldest daughter.   On the other hand, I’m… Continue reading On Travel: Mekong Delta, 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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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 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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You and I Were Meant to Fly: Review of New Leaf – Canada’s Newest Discount Virtual Airline

As I start to write this, I’m on Flair Air a new service offered by New Leaf.  New Leaf has been in operation since July of this year and is a Canadian virtual airline based out of the Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport in Manitoba. It sells tickets for flights operated by Flair Airlines. Flight this evening is from Winnipeg, MB… Continue reading You and I Were Meant to Fly: Review of New Leaf – Canada’s Newest Discount Virtual Airline