North America

Costa Rica has always been in my girlfriend’s bucket list of travel destinations. As for me, I felt neutral about it but I was more than happy to take my girlfriend there. My impression of Costa Rica since going there is that it’s pretty much like the United States. There’s Americans everywhere (which is…
During my most recent holiday, I got a chance to visit Panama on my way back home to Canada. After travelling in South America, I noticed that the best way back to Vancouver is to fly out of Costa Rica. And on the way to Costa Rica, I can spend a few days in…
Travelling in Panama and Costa Rica is some of the most expensive trips I have ever taken in my life. Both Central American nations are not cheap to visit. US dollars are widely accepted in Costa Rica and Panama stopped using its own currency (with the exception of coins). This is the result of…
Kauai Hawaii is one of those forgotten Hawaiian island that most people often overlook. When most people go to Hawaii, they immediately think of going to either Honolulu or Maui. Kauai is meant for the more adventurous type. If that fits your description, then here are five things you ought to do when visiting…
The Grand Canyon is one of those places that everyone knows about. I’m sure you know of someone that has taken a Grand Canyon tour before or has taken a road trip to see the place. There is a reason why so many people visit the Grand Canyon. That is because this place is…
Sedona, Arizona. You often browse through pictures online, of must see places in the world, and it is impossible not to see Sedona as part of the list. After seeing all the awesome pictures online of Sedona, I immediately made a pact with myself and Karen that one day, we will definitely visit this…
Kalalau Trail is considered to be one of the world’s most dangerous hikes. The weather in Kauai is very unpredictable and it would often rain out of nowhere after an intense sunny day. What was paradise yesterday is now a difficult hike back. We started the morning by quickly eating breakfast and giving away…
This is day 3 of hiking the Kalalau Trail. We got our tents all packed up and ready to go. We head over to Max’s shelter and waited for the boat to arrive. After waiting for two hours, the boat didn’t show up. We ask Max if it’s actually going to come and he…
Kalalau beach is a very strange place. Upon arriving to the camping sites, I see a young guy who has the Jesus Christ look sitting on a couch under a man made shelter. Yes you heard me right, there is a couch in Kalalau beach. He looks at me and in the most hippie…
Hiking the Kalalau Trail, day two, was a lot better than day one. We were now on our way to the most dangerous part of the Kalalau Trail: Crawler’s Ledge. Kalalau Trail Map We finally got out of the Hanakoa area and finally saw the part of the hike that you see in all…