Wandering

Poste Restante - Letters to My Mother from India

My mother had saved them for me, categorized sequentially by the date they were received, with her handwritten notes scrawled on them - flight numbers, names of people I met along the way, any mention of obscure places I may have visited, and occasionally, a list of ingredients for a recipe.

Poste Restante - Letters to My Mother from India

Urban Amnesia: A Reflection on Toronto

The phrase ‘urban amnesia’ had been tossing around in my head for the past several weeks. Ever since we arrived in Toronto while in transit to finding a new place to call home, we have been retracing our steps and visiting favorite haunts.

Urban Amnesia: A Reflection on Toronto

See you later, alligator

His head was huge, way bigger than my flimsy carbon-fiber paddle, which may have made a nice serving platter, or better yet, a toothpick. I got a close up view of his broad head enveloped by a bumpy jowl, jagged teeth revealing themselves from beneath an awkward looking grimace.

See you later, alligator

Where in the world is Vanuatu?

When I got the invitation to sail from Vanuatu to Australia, of course I said yes. It was only after accepting that I went for a spin on Google Earth to figure out where in the world I was heading. After a dizzying approach across the Pacific, I found the scattering of islands called the Republic of Vanuatu.

Where in the world is Vanuatu?

The Places In Between: A Road Trip

Our discoveries found outside the crowd-sourced reviews on Google or Trip Adviser are not burdened with expectations or pretense of being the best or greatest or most awe inspiring. These are simply the places in between.

The Places In Between: A Road Trip

Calling All Bears - Smoky Mountain Discoveries

Inching forward at 10 miles an hour along the 11-mile conveyor belt loop circumnavigating the broad valley, you are guaranteed to see wildlife if you peer beyond the bumper-to-bumper line of cars.

Calling All Bears - Smoky Mountain Discoveries