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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...

Ten Days in North Korea, Part One.

The worst thing about my North Korean adventure? Dropping my phone in a river, and losing all my photos on my last night in the country. All of the pictures here are from other people...

Liming in Guyana

“Why Guyana?!” People have been asking me ever since I went. Two reasons: My favourite Rum is distilled here and I wanted to go on a tour of the distillery. Kaieteur Falls. One disappointed,...

It Was My First Time Too!

“This is the first time I’ve met a couchsurfer” I said nervously.  Natalia starts laughing uncontrollably. I think they are just as nervous as I am! Phew! Ok, this should be a breeze then....

Colombian Concern

After I left Canada I learned that I needed to have a travel visa for Brazil. After some research I decided to take advantage of the Brazilian Embassy in Bogotá to take care of the...

Suriname Embassy in Georgetown, Guyana

I’m planning on making the trip to Suriname by land from Georgetown, Guyana. As such I will need to obtain a travel card before entering Suriname immigration. If you are travelling by air, this is...

Globe-Trotting With Uber

Uber and other ride sharing services has lightened the load on travellers when it comes to getting from point A to point B. No more haggling with taxi drivers at the airport or wondering if...

Overnight in Lake Atitlán

If you haven’t read part one of this story yet, you should head over there now. We arrive at the hotel and José (Karin’s Manager friend) welcomes us warm heartedly with some drinks and a sympathetic ear to...