• T R A V E L

    “Not all those who wander are lost.”
    ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

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    “A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.”
    ― Lao Tzu

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    “I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.”
    ― Robert Louis Stevenson

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    “I have found out that there ain't no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.”
    ― Mark Twain

Mark Twain on travel


Tandem Skydive in Taupo – exploring Aotearoa


here is more from the crazy adventures in New Zealand! Jumping out of a plane at 12,000 ft. is scary as shit and it gets nuts as you are dropping down at 200 km/h to the face of earth, but it is ONE HELL OF A VIEW!

Waitomo Glow Worms Caves – exploring Aotearoa


Here is a set of photographs from our very recent trip to New Zealand. This was our adventure down the Waitomo Caves which are close to Hamilton in the North Island. We did our adventure with a local company called Waitomo Adventures who offer a few different activities to choose from depending on the level … Continue reading

light & shadows


“Everything that is, casts a shadow” ― Neil Gaiman  

Paragliding in Pokhara, Nepal (video)


– an experience like none other!

away


like a bird, like a plane – Paragliding in Nepal


A collection of photographs from my unforgettable paragliding adventure to Pohkara in Nepal. Myself and my brother both ran off this mountain with our faith in the amazing pilots who no doubt treated us to an experience unlike any other. – Location: Sarangkot in Pokhara, Nepal Elevation: ~1500 Meters Flight: take-off from Sarangkot, going southwards and … Continue reading

#YYCfloods in images


thoughts and prayers are with all those affected in this wonderful city I proudly call home. Amazing people are at work through day/night to keep all safe, and neighbours helping those affected with open hearts! _________________________________________________ _________________________________________________ Emergency links Calgary City News Blog – official city emergency information Alberta Emergency Alert – provincial emergency information Google … Continue reading

What is truth in travel?


Working in the tourism industry ensures that occasionally we’ll be faced with certain questions and decisions that will test not only our knowledge but also principles. The below cut-out from the June 2013 Conde Nast Traverler presents one such situation in the industry where travel publications (many which are followed by several thousands) are often … Continue reading

Art Exhibition – Grand Hotel: Redesigning Modern Life


Back from a Vegas trip, I wanted to make a quick post to share this amazing tin-bit of information I came across just as I was leaving… (check back in a few days for review post on the Vegas trip). Vancouver Art Gallery is currently exhibiting a gallery on the topic of hotels – “Art … Continue reading