48 Hours in Belfast

Capital of Northern Ireland, Belfast is shrouded in recent history. Known for the birthplace of the Titanic, the world’s most famous ocean liner due to its demise and more recently ‘The Troubles’. A tragic series of conflicts taking place in the late 20th century. History that is not easily put into the past, it still … More 48 Hours in Belfast

Axel Heiberg Island – Land Before Time

In July of 2017, the opportunity to visit Axel Heiberg was at my doorstep. This was a once in a lifetime experience… well, probably anyways. Travel in the Arctic is not an easy destination for the average traveler as it is expensive, the logistics can be difficult and overwhelming and the infrastructure doesn’t necessarily support … More Axel Heiberg Island – Land Before Time

Great Barrier Reef – Diving in a Dying World

The final ‘okay’ hand signal given, the BCD’s deflate as we slowly sink, our heads disappearing from the surface. The Great Barrier Reef of Australia is a bucket list item for millions, but unfortunately for many and future generations this may remain an unchecked box. I’ve wanted to do this since I was a child … More Great Barrier Reef – Diving in a Dying World

Edibles of 2017

2017 marked my 4th year of traveling the world for good eats. Generally my travels bring me far from Canada, in search of the more exotic edibles not necessarily accustomed to the average North American palate. This year on the other hand, I spent closer to home. While I got a taste of some foods … More Edibles of 2017

Skydive Cairns

Catapulted from the relative safety of the plane, I began my one way trip toward the earth. Plummeting toward the hard unforgiving ground, air rushing past distorting my face in unimaginable ways, my rippling lips part and let out a confused scream. One of fear or one of joy? The ancient Daintree forest quickly approaches … More Skydive Cairns