Missing Peru
Apr23

Missing Peru

It’s been a 3 years now since I left Peru.  There are days where it doesn’t seem that long ago.  It feels as if I slipped out of it and on to my adventures in the rest of South America just a day or two ago.  But then there are days, days like yesterday when I woke up dreaming of the sea, the ceviche, and of seeing Machu Picchu for my fifth or sixth time.  I didn’t grow up in Peru, not by conventional sense anyways,...

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3 Ways to go Luxury in the Outdoors
Apr21

3 Ways to go Luxury in the Outdoors

I get a lot of flack sometimes for being too much of a budget traveller. But rest assured that the only reason I travel on a strict budget is because, well, I’m poor. I guess travelling 365 days a year will do that to someone. However, if you’re not scratching by and budget isn’t as much of an issue for you, why not indulge in some luxury. Of course, when we talk of the outdoors, people often think of mosquitos,...

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Sponsored Video: Welcome to Spring!
Apr16

Sponsored Video: Welcome to Spring!

I’m a serial warm weather traveller, it’s a fact that will likely never change.  In fact, I’ve spent the vast majority of my adult life running away from winter.  It’s never really been about the cold, though.  I don’t even really mind the cold.  Hell, I actually even like playing outside in the cold – hockey, downhill skiing, maybe a good old fashion snowball fight; you can count me in.  It was the...

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$60,000 in Prizes with Hostel Rocket
Mar21

$60,000 in Prizes with Hostel Rocket

Over the past week, I made an awesome new connection with an up-and-coming brand: Hostel Rocket.  The soon-to-launch hostel booking agent is the type of company if feels good to get on board with.  They’re not just trying to slip in and take a share of the market, but change how things are done.  The best part? They seem to embracing the power of the travel blog.  Along with 5 of my favourite travel bloggers on the planet,...

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Tips for Travel to Vietnam
Mar19

Tips for Travel to Vietnam

Vietnam is one of Southeast Asia’s most exciting destinations. Featuring world-class food, incredible scenery and some cities still seemingly weaved into a simpler time, Vietnam is not just a rising star in the travel world, but already one of the world’s sought after destinations. But however amazing Vietnam may be, it certainly comes with its fair share of challenges. These are my tips for travel to Vietnam along with...

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