Riding the Rails on Via Rail

I last took Via Rail from London, Ontario to Montreal, Quebec nineteen years ago. At the time, I swore I would never take Via Rail again. I almost made it. I was looking to travel from Toronto to London for a weekend and with the price of gas now exceeding the price of train travel…

Jet Lagged in Lisbon

Jet lag is a curious experience. For me, it’s at first a sense of utter exhaustion. I don’t sleep on planes. Certainly not due to the lack of desire … Jet Lagged in Lisbon

My Tour de France…On Peloton

It is no secret that during the pandemic I have been suffering from extreme wanderlust. To stay sane, or at least as sane as I usually am, I have been doing little things to bring travel in into my life. Some of those things have been a stretch but I have been using my bike…

It’s 2021 and I Visited Rome

I write two different travel related blogs and it has been pretty quiet on the travel writing front for the last ten months or so. Actually I haven’t published anything in over six months. In the mean time, we moved to Toronto and my house has become a jail housing 5 inmates and a dog…

A Place Time is Beginning to Forget

In 2020 adventures have become less adventurous. Perhaps in the future we will regale the youth of the day with tales of waiting in line for … A Place Time is Beginning to Forget

You’re Going Where? And You’re Going Now?

We have been good soldiers and quarantining like we should, only going out for groceries once a week, and sheltering in place. We did our part to flatten the curve, but life carries on.

Finding Zihuatanejo in the Time of It

We frequently just call it…It. As in thirty more people got It yesterday. We know what It is. We don’t need to explain it. It has put an end to … Finding Zihuatanejo in the Time of It

Montreal: A City That Defines a Country

Montreal is one of the cities I have stayed in longer than most in my predominantly nomadic life. I spent the better part of two years in the city, … Montreal: A City That Defines a Country