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La Réunion: A touch of France in the Indian Ocean

La Réunion: A touch of France in the Indian Ocean

There is an English saying, “you can’t see the forest of the trees”. It means, you’re so caught up in the details that you can’t see the big picture. With La Réunion, it’s actually the opposite. The landscapes are so lush and green that you […]

Travel recap of the last two years

Travel recap of the last two years

Since my last documented destination, Copenhagen, I have travelled to a few more places but I have not done an extensive trip since then. Why? First, I landed a job that was fun but busy. I never thought I would ever prioritize career over travel […]

Stockholm: The city of my dreams

Stockholm: The city of my dreams

I had long dreamed of visiting Sweden. The seeds were sown when I was a teenager and I learned about their social democratic system which resulted in relatively low rates of child poverty, green energy initiatives, great transportation infrastructure and a general high quality of […]

Scotland: Where the warmth meets the cold

Scotland: Where the warmth meets the cold

Although I had some pretty high expectations of Scotland, I was still surprised by how much I loved it there. In many ways, the scenery reminded me of New Zealand: rolling green hills dotted with white sheep, u-shaped valleys and mountains surrounded by a beautiful […]

Ontario Cottaging

Ontario Cottaging

I have been fortunate enough to visit many countries around the world but I haven’t seen very much of my home country, Canada. I often meet travellers who are in the same position. They’ll remark that I’ve seen more of their country than them. For […]

Corcovado, Oh How Lovely

Corcovado, Oh How Lovely

Quiet nights of quiet stars Quiet chords from my guitar Floating on the silence that surrounds us Quiet thoughts and quiet dreams Quiet rocks by quiet streams And a window that looks out on Corcovado, oh how lovely – Corcovado, Antonio Carlos Jobim These lyrics […]

Iguazu Amazing

Iguazu Amazing

Iguazu Falls puts Niagara Falls to shame. As a Canadian who has visited the latter numerous times, I feel qualified to say this. While Niagara Falls is surrounded by casinos and fast-food restaurants, Iguazu is surrounded by lush rainforest. We started on the Brazilian side, […]