Celebrating the Maine Blueberry

April 18, 2017 5 Comments »

maine blueberry festival

I heard the woman yell out to the little kids passing by, “Learn about farming AND get to see baby pigs!” Even though I knew her sales pitch wasn’t for adults, she had me at “baby pigs”. It’s hard to compete with the glitz of midway rides, cotton candy, and corn dogs; but the people […]

4 Ways to Travel Deeper in New Zealand

February 23, 2017 7 Comments »

new zealand local experiences

Few places on earth have as much landscape diversity than New Zealand. There is a ton packed into 2 relatively small islands; from glaciers to farmlands, to mountain peaks, to tropical beaches. I still remember my trip to the islands ten years ago when I first started my travels. The landscape and my experience in […]

Can Temperature Heal Us?

December 27, 2016 7 Comments »

Thermea Nordic Spa Winnipeg

Global warming, disappearing sea ice, receding glaciers, melting ice shelves, warm blobs killing the salmon population; temperature is in our news constantly. In fact, temperature seems to be killing the world – or at the very least changing it. But is it possible temperature changes can actually be a good thing? I’m not talking about […]

6 Charming Towns along the Danube

October 21, 2016 8 Comments »

The Danube is just a river, however what makes it special is the life around it. The people and towns that surround the Young Danube in Germany is what you travel there for. I had the opportunity to stay in many of these little known towns and learn about their life, traditions, and history along […]

The Dirndl and Oktoberfest Fashion

September 27, 2016 2 Comments »

dirndl fashion

I know, Oktoberfest is supposed to be about the beer, and how it’s flowing like the Amazon River, people are jolly, dancing on tables, making new friends, and eating sausages. This is the month hoards of beer lovers crowd into Munich to celebrate the golden liquid. An estimated 7.5 million liters of beer are consumed […]