A year in Whistler

This working holiday year was different from all the others I have done. Instead of moving around, I ended up staying in one place for the full year. I needed this. I needed a place to call home again, for longer than just a few months. Staying here the full year gave me a chance…

The beer’s on track

So, what do you do when your passengers are out in town? Try new restaurants. While looking for decent restaurants to take my groups to, I came across this one place that I couldn’t get out of my head. I wasn’t sure I could take my passengers there though, so off I went all by…

6 days later

It’s day 6 and I have generally no clue what day it is or what date for that matter. Things have been going crazy fast. For the first time I’m actually doing something entirely for myself. I’m constantly running from here to there to organize dinners, transport or activities. If I’m not actually moving, I’m…

Hostel horrors

So you’re a traveler on a budget. You’re most likely to stay in hostels and this means you have to put up with other travelers. Unfortunately they are not always as considered as you are. Some experiences you’d rather forget about entirely. But look at it this way; when you have a room to yourself…

88 days diaries: You take the baby

Whenever my boss didn’t want to have anything to do with me, he put me in the capable hands of the lead farm hand. I was ditched like an unwanted or incompetent child. I loved being ditched. The farm hand was a relaxed, kind and patient man, although I’ve no doubt he had lots on…

Points of view

While traveling we encounter things we haven’t seen before. We meet people with different habits. We have to adjust to ideas that are different from our own. I’ve been to a few countries where things were different from my home. The web is filled with experiences and observations of others and they’re a fun read and…