Posted on Jul 06, 2012
Tucked away up on a hill in Busan is an interesting place called Gamcheon. What was once a ramshackle refugee camp has been converted into a colourful culture village, ideal for a morning walk.
Posted on Jul 03, 2012
We pop over to Jeju Island, South Korea, where we visit a very impressive lava tube, get lost in a hedge-maze, and climb 1950m to the top of Mt. Hallasan. We round out the trip with a few beers on a nice beach.
Posted on Jun 30, 2012
We attend a baseball game in Busan and learn why Korean baseball fans have a reputation for being fanatical!
Posted on Jun 23, 2012
It only takes a few days in Hiroshima to realize there's more to this city than its atomic bomb history. We explore the city, and take a trip to Miyajima Island.
Posted on Jun 19, 2012
Billed as "Onsen from around the world", Spa World in Osaka is a massive complex devoted to hot tubs, saunas and pools. Nicole and I spend a rainy afternoon soaking, and even try the water slides!
Posted on Jun 17, 2012
One thing we love to do while travelling is see sporting events, and we were happy to see that soccer is alive and well in Japan. We took the opportunity to see a J-League game while we were in Osaka and had a lot of fun despite the heavy rain!
Posted on Jun 16, 2012
After only a week in Tokyo, I find it easy to see why so many people love this city. I break down our favourite things in a short list.
Posted on Jun 09, 2012
We visit Niagara Curry in Tokyo, where the curry is served hot, and is delivered by model train.
Posted on May 11, 2012
Nicole and I visit Washington DC, where we find out the American version of what happened in the war of 1812.
Posted on Mar 22, 2012
We recently drove a uhaul (towing our car) 3100km from Newfoundland back to Ontario, and created this timelapse video on the way.
Posted on Mar 19, 2012
In honour of our departure from Newfoundland, I've compiled a list of the ten things I'll miss most about living on the rock.
Posted on Mar 19, 2012
A little time lapse video I shot the other day after a snow storm, when I finally shovelled out to make a beer run.
Posted on Mar 06, 2012
The Grand Concourse Trail in St. John's allows an escape to nature, without having to even leave the city. It also has great potential to relieve growing traffic pressure caused by commuters.
Posted on Dec 19, 2011
The Mummers festival culminates in a fantastic parade, with hundreds of people dressed in bizarre costumes marching through Bannerman park toward the Rooms, where a massive party is waiting with live music and delicious snacks.
Posted on Sep 18, 2011
We recently completed one of the multiday hike across Gros Morne's Long Range Traverse. The trip was filled with beautiful scenary and memorable wildlife encounters.
Posted on Sep 08, 2011
If Newfoundland and France had a baby, its name would be St. Pierre. We travel from St. John's down to the Burin Peninsula and take a short ferry ride across to islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon.
Posted on Jul 17, 2011
The Spout Trail is one of the most beautiful sections of the East Coast Trail, and probably the most challenging as well. The hilly terrain traces some impressive cliffs, and crosses some more than enough streams to get your boots soggy!
Posted on Jun 23, 2011
Just a quick update to share a view from atop Signal Hill.
Posted on Sep 25, 2010
Between our camping trips and having visitors out from Toronto, we've barely had a moment to catch our breath - Luckily the summer air here is warm and clean.
Posted on Jul 20, 2008
A brief account of our recent canoe adventure in Algonquin Park.
Posted on Jun 23, 2008
Nicole and I take the opportunity to explore northern California during her recent temporary placement in a laboratory at UC Santa Cruz.
Posted on Mar 30, 2008
Laura and I spent a week exploring the city of Kyoto and its temples.
Posted on Mar 26, 2008
I met up with my sister in Osaka, where we spent a few days before moving on to Kyoto.
Posted on Sep 07, 2005
After our week in London, we took a train to Manchester, where we met up with my relatives. We also had the chance to take day trips out to York and Caenaferon.
Posted on Aug 26, 2005
A summary of our trip and reflections on our experience.
Posted on Jul 03, 2005
University of Toronto's Amateur Radio Club heads up to Hart House farm in Caledon Hills, for the annual field day event.
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