Is there nothing finer than the smell of barbecued meat in the summer?

That time of year is upon us. The days are long, the nights are hot and sticky, and the beaches are jam-packed full of people. Writing about these observations of summer brings back childhood memories of family barbecues. I fondly remember the smells of smoke and grilled meat filling my nostrils as I run around … More Is there nothing finer than the smell of barbecued meat in the summer?

Short Story #3: A Grumpy Old Man and Giggling Women

Short Story #3 comes to you from Vietnam and involves two of my favourite things in the world: travel and food! While Short Story #1 had somewhat of a comical element to it, and Short Story #2 recounted my adventures as an unwitting 19-year-old, I am writing this story based on my heart warming experience of how food brings people together. I … More Short Story #3: A Grumpy Old Man and Giggling Women

Short Story #1: Pooie-Louie & Comedy on the High Seas

Since finishing high school some 13 years ago, I have spent just under half of that time traveling. In the beginning, being somewhat younger and more naive, I did not truly understand how lucky I was to have the opportunity to see different parts of the world, experience new cultures and eat new and delicious … More Short Story #1: Pooie-Louie & Comedy on the High Seas

5 Travel Experiences That Will Change Your Life… (One Way or Another)

Rome As a child I would watch Tin Tin cartoons and dream of accompanying my hero and his dog Snowy through the ancient world as we discovered tombs and hunted for ancient treasures. While I still love Tin Tin and the odd Indiana Jones repeat, my love of ancient history bloomed in my adult years when I undertook … More 5 Travel Experiences That Will Change Your Life… (One Way or Another)