In 1996, Helene left Montreal to teach English in South Korea. This experience left a deep impression on her, and she’s been hooked on travel—and teaching—ever since. In 2003, driven by our mutual desire to live abroad, we both quit ...Read More »
The text of Backpack Foodie's announcement to his friends of his quitting his job for a year of travel.Read More »
My Bucket List
A few days ago, one of my contacts on Facebook posted a generic bucket list, which people were invited to check depending on what they did. My friend John was quick to remark to me that it was a pretty ...Read More »
More and more, I feel compelled to do Good in this world. I’m not talking of giving to charity, although I fully support this gesture. I personally give to Doctors Without Borders and the Canadian Red Cross, because I think ...Read More »
What’s the Opposite of Homesick?
I’ve been rereading my old blog entries from when I was back in Shanghai, and it’s starting to hit me: I miss being out of my comfort zone. Edmonton is really nice, and quite comfortable so far (granted, this is ...Read More »