Hanging Out with Silverback Gorillas in Uganda

Spending an hour with Silverback Gorillas has been one of the most wild and thrilling animal encounters I have ever had. It ranks right up there with my up-close-and-personal moment with Borneo pygmy elephants, standing next to a baby moose while hiking in Newfoundland,  having monkeys climbing all over me in Bolivia, and listening to a… [Continue Reading]

gorilla trekking uganda

Surf, Sand and Yoga | Getting Away From it All in Costa Rica

Costa Rica had never really appealed to me. Yes it has beaches and volcanoes and exotic wildlife but it also has high tourism and high(er) prices, which is something I usually try to avoid. Then I heard about the Peace Retreat near a tranquil surfing beach called Playa Negra. Since my wife and I were already planning… [Continue Reading]

Sunset Playa Negra Costa Rica

Working in a Volcano | An Unforgettable Adventure in Indonesia

It was midnight and while most people were going to bed, my wife and I were waking up to begin our adventure to Kawah Ljen volcano in East Java, Indonesia. Before going to bed for less than one hour, we bought some rice and egg to eat on the drive. Our guide picked us up… [Continue Reading]

KAWAH LJEN VOLCANO INDONESIA

Land of Red Beauty | Visiting Utah’s National Parks

Back in 2011, my wife and I decided to take a 4o-day road trip in a Ford Mustang though some of Canada’s and America’s most spectacular scenery. We drove through Banff National Park all the way to the picturesque city of Vancouver, British Columbia. We then went down through Washington, Oregon, California and back up… [Continue Reading]

Arches National Park Utah

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Hanging Out with Silverback Gorillas in Uganda

Spending an hour with Silverback Gorillas has been one of the most wild and thrilling animal encounters I have ever had. It ranks right up there with my up-close-and-personal moment with Borneo pygmy elephants, standing next to a baby moose while hiking in Newfoundland,  having monkeys climbing all over me in Bolivia, and listening to a […]

Surf, Sand and Yoga | Getting Away From it All in Costa Rica

Costa Rica had never really appealed to me. Yes it has beaches and volcanoes and exotic wildlife but it also has high tourism and high(er) prices, which is something I usually try to avoid. Then I heard about the Peace Retreat near a tranquil surfing beach called Playa Negra. Since my wife and I were already planning […]

Working in a Volcano | An Unforgettable Adventure in Indonesia

It was midnight and while most people were going to bed, my wife and I were waking up to begin our adventure to Kawah Ljen volcano in East Java, Indonesia. Before going to bed for less than one hour, we bought some rice and egg to eat on the drive. Our guide picked us up […]

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Visiting the Gorgeous Perhentian Islands of Malaysia

Back in 2012, I finished my last semester of university in Malaysia. I was attending the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada and really wanted to take advantage of their abroad programs. There were only two options due to the courses I had left. Poland or Malaysia. Both sounded amazing but considering it was winter in […]

Banff National Park | Quite Possibly the Most Scenic Area in the World

As someone who travels six or seven months out of every year I see a lot of impressive landscapes that really give me a sense of awe. Whether it’s looking into the deep Grand Canyon of Arizona, a magical beach in Southern Thailand or 3000 temples in the plains of Bagan, Myanmar, I’m astounded by how much […]