Grande Prairie has been my home for the last few years. This year after traveling Asia for 5 months I returned home. This would be a short trip back home dealing with a few personal things but also getting ready for my next trip, the Camino de Santiago in October. I went on many hikes
Returning back to my country from my travels in Asia. Has made me appreciate home a bit more. I knew coming back to Canada I would like to be a “backyard tourist”. So on a weekend visit to my grandparents home, my sister, my cousin and I went and checked out Fort Edmonton. At the
Sometimes you just want to go out and explore a new city. Maybe even go a bit off the beaten track and see some part of the city that most tourists don’t see. Now with apps like Pokemon Go they might take you to areas you never thought to seek out. But there is something
Ice cream is essential to life. Especially in a country that is as hot as Taiwan. Ice cream as I think everyone knows is a nice treat on a warm day usually sweet and refreshing. I think most countries enjoy ice cream on hot days. Im yet to encounter a country without this delicious treat.
I often enjoy checking out my local art gallery back home. I think its good to take a breather some days and visit a gallery and let your mind wander, it can also help with creativity. In Taiwan I was very lucky to have been able to visit quite a few galleries and even meet
Taiwan is full of beautiful trees and jungles. Its surrounds its cities, people trek though the intense heat to see the intense beauty that Taiwan offers. I then found that on the outskirts of the city of Kaohsiung is a mountain full of monkeys. So I gathered up some friends and then we got up
Throughout Korea you will find traditional homes that people live in. Its almost an hour from the city centre and the landscape changes as you make your way to the village. Changing form a dull city landscape to a beautiful countryside with mountains in the horizon. I took the local bus to the village.
Bulguksa is a temple outside the city of Gyeongju in South Korea. Gyeongju is a place with lots of history. When you enter the city you are welcomed by huge hills, these are ancient tombs. As you move through the city you see that there are many active archaeological digs active in and around the
When I looked up Jeonju the first things that came up in my research was that this place was known for the famous dish bibimbap. In fact it boasted to have the best bibimbap in Korea. For those who may not know, bibimbap is a Korean dish which is mainly rice, vegetables and a meat
Beomeosa is a temple tucked away in the mountains, by the sea side town of Busan. A beautiful trail surrounds the temple and the local floral is beautiful. The temple being tucked away did not seem to see many western tourist. But the temple seemed to be active with locals using it as a place