March 25, 2014


A Big Fish Tale: The Honolulu Fish Auction

As we prepared to leave the frigid cold of Calgary and escape to Hawaii we wanted to plan to do things we hadn’t done before on previous visits. The focus was to do things that would teach us more about […]

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March 8, 2014


The Road Less Traveled: Oahu


One hour and forty five minutes west of Honolulu, up the leeward coast of Oahu is the Waianae coast. This stretch of coast line is not a tourist destination like The North Shore or Waikiki, no pink hotels or expensive […]

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January 30, 2014


The Countdown Begins

I have always been one to enjoy the anticipation of a trip almost as much as the trip itself. Right from the moment the plane tickets are purchased or the route has been charted for a road trip the excitement […]

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January 19, 2014


The Start For The Expat Experiment

South America has always been the continent we wanted to visit first on our adventure. Where to start in South America has changed a few times. If we had sold our house 2 years ago it would have been Cafayate, […]

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January 2, 2014


Sold!! Free at Last

Throughout this journey that is our South America travel dream there have been things that have been way harder to accomplish than expected and things that have been way easier. Selling our home was definitely one of the harder things. […]

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October 30, 2013

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Saint Sebastian’s Catacomb

With Halloween tomorrow I have been reflecting on some of the spookier places we’ve visited in our travels. There have been a few of those that made the hair on the back of my neck stand up or given a […]

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October 1, 2013


Glamping In Dinosaur Provincial Park

The summer is definitely over, overnight temperatures are almost always freezing. The sun is setting a lot sooner, rising later and I’m hearing rumors the snow is about to fly. As the summer camping season was coming to a close […]

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September 11, 2013


Letting go: Selling our Stuff

We passed the 2 year mark for selling our home this past July. I can’t believe it’s been 2 years…. But recently we have been in negotiations to get the house sold. I don’t want to be too optimistic but […]

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September 7, 2013


Why Rome?

Photo by Rob Tullis

Italy was the first travel experience we shared with our Sister Sara. Also the first trip motivated by my bucket list. I had always wanted to go to Italy so when Sara’s plans to travel to Greece with a friend […]

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July 24, 2013


The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth

The biggest outdoor party in Canada begins first Friday in July, annually, in Calgary, Alberta. The Calgary Stampede is touted as “The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth” with stampede jubilation growing from Stampede Park and spreading out all over the […]

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