Sometimes we have to ask ourselves, why? Why do we travel? Part of the reason — a big part — is to track down the best bathroom door in the world. So far, this one from Churchill, Manitoba is the winner.
A few years ago, a purple-haired woman from Dobrich, Bulgaria asked me to do a TV interview for Dobrich TV on travel in Bulgaria. That’s not something you EVER say ‘no’ to. And I lost a research day in a town I ended … Read on
Every mountie in Canada comes through Regina, Saskatchewan — home to the RCMP Depot, a training facility in place since 1885. Last week I served as a ‘cadet for a day.’ Marched for 6:30am inspection, learned how to remove people from cars (using … Read on
Follow my mountie exploits this week at #MountieLand I don’t remember when I first heard of mounties, or wanted one of their red serge tunics and carefully pressed, flat-brim Stetson hats. It was definitely before Canada Day when I was 9. That’s when … Read on
Just as TBEX 2011 kicked off, the Vancouver Canucks won game five of the Stanley Cup finals and the city erupted. I heard hoots till 5am. One local told me, ‘The energy today is much much bigger than the Olympics.” And they’ve not … Read on
Episode #048 F E A T U R I N G * 7 1 * B O N U S * S E C O N D S I’ve jumped from Soviet aircraft, thrown lead weights at dynamite in Bogota, and even been … Read on