Subscribe

Chasing Storms

The squid fishing boats glinted in the distance as the skies started to lighten well before sunrise. I didn’t have to walk further than my balcony to see the swell had started to push

Read more

Your guide to the City of Smiles

“My Thailand philosophy equates to one of non-planning… this country is that easy to travel around, and rigid plans may decrease your opportunity to ride the moped of spontaneity.”

Read more

The Beauty of Beaverlac

As I start unwinding from the drive and week, I get a fuzzy, contented feeling and begin to wonder what stories might have been shared around this fire place.

Read more

Surfing Hawaii: Surviving an El Nino winter

I look to my inside and see that I am alone. “This is it”, I tell myself and turn around to paddle. I push my chin into my board to get as much downward momentum as I can and paddle my heart out. The swell gets steeper and steeper feeling the reef, still paddling as the wave picks me up. As I get to my feet it feels like I’m on the edge of a cliff, the bottom of the wave seems a mile away…

Read more

The magnificent Otter Trail

Make sure your fitness levels are at a reasonable level and get the knees ready for a bit of strain (a walking stick will make you look fragile but you’ll be grateful for it when tackling some of the steep climbs along the way). There are also countless waterfalls and pools to be enjoyed, so make sure you’ve packed your water wings and got that beach body into shape.

Read more