Jungles and Cats – Kuching, Malaysia

I originally wasn’t going to go to Malaysia. I really wasn’t. I’d had such a frustrating experience in the Kuala Lumpur LCCT (Low Cost Carrier Terminal) that I was pretty convinced that there… Continue reading

Exploring Perth

When I was in Australia in 2006, I didn’t make it as far west as Perth – and since then I’ve met so many Australians from WA that I knew I had to… Continue reading

Australia – Friendly Catch Up and Impromptu Pub Crawls

When I was in Australia years ago (2006) I met a great guy named Steve who I became good friends with. A few years after I returned to Canada however, Steve was diagnosed… Continue reading

Car Rides and Beach Naps – NZ’s North Island

Hayley and I said goodbye to the Nannas in Queenstown and set off to Wellington to start our second half of our NZ adventure.   We’d arranged a car rental starting in Wellington… Continue reading

The True NZ South Island Experience – On the Road with the Naughty Nannas.

If you ever go to NZ, I hope you have an amazing Experience. With a capital E. Because no matter what we set off to do it was labelled an “experience”. No, I’m… Continue reading

New Zealand – South Island Adventures.

It might not have been planned that Hayley would end up with me in New Zealand, but it definitely made the trip more memorable. Originally my plans for New Zealand included meeting up… Continue reading

Home Away From Home – Adventures in Melbourne

When I lived/worked in Australia, I spent a great deal of time in Melbourne. To this day it’s still one of my favourite cities in the world (and I’ve been to a lot… Continue reading

Australia – Catching Up With Friends

I’d love to be able to say that I did all kinds of exciting things while I was in Australia. But the truth is, I didn’t. When I was there back in 2006… Continue reading

Floating Markets and Visits with Jenny – Bangkok One Last Time

It was the last few days together in Thailand and we were feeling a bit broke after our days down in the islands. I suggested that we stay at the place just north… Continue reading

Christmas Beach Beers on Koh Samui

We left Ko Tao and hopped the ferry over to Koh Samui which was much smoother than the ride from Chumpon by far. A good portion of the trip was spent outside on… Continue reading