If you’ve ever taken a gander around the ranger stations or visitor centres in the parks in South Africa, you might come across a few postings and bulletins reminding you […]
To be in the presence of lions is an incredibly humbling experience. Their sheer size and mass alone is intimidating enough, but the penetrating gaze they settle upon you seems […]
If I were to hold up before and after images of myself from the 6-month trip, aside from my hair being a little longer, bleached by sun, and being a […]
Excuse me while I get a little something off my chest… In 5 1/2 months I have visited 24 countries and independent states, and travelled across two continents. I was […]
While in South Africa, I had the lucky pleasure of being in the company of some seriously amazing and incredible animals, but few have made a deeper impact on me than […]
There are few things more liberating than packing your car and just driving, whether into nowhere in particular or, perhaps, to somewhere specific. But the how, the when, and the why are only as relevant as you make them. That’s the magic of it. You are at the helm.
With the summer already fading into fall, it’s easy to see how I’m passed due for some kind of shenanigan. And yet… as I discovered while on my travels abroad, […]
I found this article about the Value of a Sherpa’s Life, and it really got me thinking. It’s hard not to relish an experience like summiting a mountain. Of course, I […]
Spring has got to be one of the best times of the year! And I don’t want to jinx all of Ontario, but I think it’s FINALLY safe to say so. […]
Sort of a backwards logic, methinks, but c’est la vie. Since I totally forgot to make a post for the updated TROG PHLOG on Saturday, you get it today instead. […]
If you ever get to go to South Africa, for the love of all things good in the world, see Kruger Park. Larger than Holland, the park sprawls across the northeast […]
If going somewhere new around the world isn’t awesome enough, being able to do something good while you’re there is the cherry on the cupcake. Whether you’re interested in helping to rebuild homes after natural disasters, teaching children, or assisting with wildlife rehabilitation (my personal fave, no offence kids), there are oodles and oodles of opportunities all around the world just waiting for people to sign up.
One of the awesomest things about round-the-world adventures is the collection of memories we create, and what better way to remember all those fine details than by having an archive […]