Latest from the road...

The Worlds Worst Tourist

Visiting a country is like being a guest in someones home. You have to be respectful to your host and the home that they live in.  So why is it that people act differently...

Bumbling Around In Hong Kong

After spending four months in South America, spring had finally arrived in the northern hemisphere. So it was time to continue my endless summer and head north to my first ever destination in Asia:...

A Week At Sea: Sailing the Adriatic

Yacht Week is a hugely popular event in Croatia. Contrary to the name, it’s not a single week during the year, but any week during the sailing season (May to September). To confuse things...

Exploring the Dutch Amazon

Suriname is a country that few know anything about, including myself. After spending a week or so in Guyana I figured I would explore their neighbour to the east. My flight took me from...

Working The Streets of Toronto

It’s always a constant battle between your travel plans and being able to afford that next trip. There are a few sites out there (like workaway.info) that pairs up hosts and workers for free...

Ten Days In North Korea, Part Two

My previous post talked about the practicalities of visiting North Korea. Today I’m going to share my personal experiences and thoughts on this secluded country.  Originally we were supposed to fly Air Koryo from Beijing...