Throwing Stones in Houses

May 12, 2015 8 Comments »

We’ve all seen it during the winter Olympics – the strange and foreign sport of curling. Every 4 years I have the same reaction, “What?! This is an Olympic sport? What next, will they allow shuffleboard into the summer Olympics?” Yet secretly, much like badminton and ping-pong in the summer Olympics, curling intrigued me. When […]

Experience the Top and Bottom of the Canadian Rockies

April 21, 2015 4 Comments »

Canadian Rocky Mountains helicopter

The sun was rising up over the mountains with wispy clouds around the Three Sisters peaks, making it look as if the clouds were strands of their hair blowing in the wind. I stopped in the middle of my run and took a look all around me and realized what my new home in Canmore, […]

Taking on the Wild Atlantic Way Solo

January 6, 2015 12 Comments »

driving solo

I was anxious and nervous as I waited for the guy from Hertz to give me my keys to my rental car. After all, I was taking off on my own driving around a foreign country for 3 weeks exploring the infamous winding, narrow back roads of Ireland. All of this was going to happen […]

A Teenager’s View of Peru

September 30, 2014 6 Comments »

Megan looked at me before she entered the little simple bathroom in our hotel guest house in Ollantaytambo to take a shower. She said in an unsure voice, “I really hope there’s hot water.” She then crossed herself as if she were going into Catholic mass and stepped inside. I was left doubled over giggling […]

New Perspectives in the Sacred Valley

August 26, 2014 3 Comments »

The man with the wooden flute plays a joyful high-pitched tune; the same few bars of notes over and over again. He is dressed in multi-color clothes, a warm woolen hat, and is accompanied by another man beating out the time on his little drum. The gro We simply follow the music as if he […]

The View Inside My Rickshaw

May 29, 2014 5 Comments »

Rickshaw Run Video

I already showed you the view outside my rickshaw during the Rickshaw Run, now it’s time to get a little glimpse of inside our rickshaw and what some of the ups and downs of driving this tin can 2,300 miles in India was.  I’ve put together a little Rickshaw Run video – however, I am […]

How to Follow Us on The #RickshawRun

April 3, 2014 9 Comments »

RickshawRun

This Sunday we say bon voyage to what slice of normalcy we have created for our selves in India so far and hop in our Rickshaw to travel Northeast towards Shillong (nearly in India).  You’ve heard me rattle on about this Rickshaw Run 2014 race for months and beg you all for money for our […]

Walking on the Ocean in the Bay of Fundy

August 20, 2013 6 Comments »

Bay of Fundy

My mom is not a leader. She doesn’t blaze a trail. She doesn’t really necessarily want to stick out and be different like my father and me. But this trip reminded me of what my mom is…she’s a willing follower. She is willing to be influenced and convinced of things. She will probably complain the […]

The Era of the New Nomad

February 28, 2013 14 Comments »

New Nomads

Back in 2013 a new kind of traveler was emerging. They left their safe and settled lifestyles, to travel the world – indefinitely. And I was a part of this new nomadic travel. However quite frankly even in 2013 it didn’t feel too ‘new’ to me – I had been living like this moving around […]