Category Archives: Globe Trotting

Making the Most of a “Forced Vacation” p2: Avalanche Lake Hike, Montana

“The mountains are calling and I must go.” It’s all over the region and really resonates with me. I love mountains. I tried to leave my mountains once. Went all the way to Australia and Taiwan and stuff, but ended … Continue reading

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Making the Most of a “Forced Vacation”: Going to the Sun Road, Montana

Since the Epic Journey came to an end and I settled down in my house, there is nothing more enjoyable to me than being in my house. Whenever a friend/customer/random person on the street (it’s a really small town) inquires … Continue reading

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Returning from an Epic Journey

It is done. On March 19th, 2016 at about 10pm local time, after almost 20 months of happily wandering the world, I crossed the border into Canada. The following evening, I reached my parents house. I’ll be calling it home … Continue reading

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Back to Backpacking

In the last 10 days, we’ve said our goodbyes to our friends in Taiwan, filled up our backpacks again and have been making our way through Cambodia. We decided to come to Cambodia instead of flying straight home because, well, … Continue reading

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It’s Christmastime and I’m not leaving the house any more than I have to

I’ve always loved Christmas. Two childhood memories stand out in my mind. The first is about the colourful lights strung outside my window as a child. They were just bright enough for me to sneak in a couple extra chapters … Continue reading

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Comforts I Miss From Home

It’s fitting, I suppose, that right after writing a long spiel about colds and flus and about how important it is to get a flu shot, I should get sick with a nasty, mystery respiratory illness. I made it to … Continue reading

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Vignette of Thai Life: Of Kids and Bicycles

My favorite moments on the road are the small slices of life that simultaneously remind us how alike us humans are, and highlight how differently we express it. We spent two months at a Thai special needs school, hanging out … Continue reading

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