The Death of the Road Trip?

Last week I had the opportunity to drive to London, Ontario, and visit the hiking trails, restaurants, and cultural spots in the area (respectively –¬†Sifton Bog, Waldo’s on King, and the London Music Hall). I’ve been to London multiple times in the past to take in much of the same, with some variations, but the…

Youth Mobility and the Love – Career Balance

This week marks the first in which Will, my partner in crime and hiking, is working full time with Dillon Consulting Limited out of their Oakville, Ontario office. His job title, Field Biologist, thrills us both with its weight and heft. I am fascinated by his descriptions of the work culture and his experiences with…

I Dream of Adventures

There is a dangerous thing that can happen to an unsuspecting person when they are out running mundane, everyday errands. ‘It’ happened to me recently. I was out getting an oil change for my car, and to amuse myself while the mechanics were doing their thing, I stopped in at a Canadian Automobile Association (CAA)…

On the Light Side of Life

Although deeply introspective yesterday, a recent fit of socializing has really drawn me out into a more spontaneous mental space and I’ve been reflecting a lot on travel. I still strongly identify with the idea of taking a Gap Year (see my blog post¬†here), as I’m still travel-curious and coming to a point in my…