Climbing Mt Kinabalu in Malaysian Borneo

The struggle wasn't against the mountain, it was against myself. I had just quit the army, and having a fun time adjusting to 'normal' life.  Nightmares and self-doubt were frequent. My love life was a colossal mess. Climbing Mt Kinabalu was part of my own "eat,pray,love" adventure in Southeast Asia. I needed something monumental to push my limits of self-awareness, ... Continue Reading

Fun Facts I Learned About Newfoundland

There are approximately 110 000 moose on the island. Moose are not native to the island, they came from New Brunswick in 1904. There are sensors on some sections on the highway that are used as a warning system to drivers to indicate if moose are on the roads. Puffins shed their colourful beaks like snakes shed their skin once a year. The orange colours are like ... Continue Reading

Newfoundland Packing List

The thing about road trips is that I tend to over pack vice under pack. It's logical, since I have a whole car to fill if I'd like and don't have to carry my luggage around myself. It also save me from under packing and buying that last minute must need item during the vacation (like a rain jacket when it pours instead the sunshine Mr Weatherman predicted). Here's ... Continue Reading

Be The Cheetah!

BE THE CHEETAH! I missed my workouts on Friday and Saturday, and am feeling incredibly guilty since the week went so well otherwise. I indulged a little on Friday, sat my butt down and watched some tv. That’s totally cool if I didn’t do the exact same thing on Saturday. At the very least I could of gone for a long walk or done the last BodyRock workout for that ... Continue Reading

My First Shipwreck Scubadive in Bermuda

Shipwreck Dive

"Wake up, we've got 20 minutes" It was a last minute weather call as to whether or not we'd go scuba diving. There was a storm system coming in and if we missed today, there's be no scuba diving a shipwreck during this trip.  With the call made, there was a mad dash to pack a day pack, gather our logs, apply sunscreen and get out to the dive center.  I'm not even ... Continue Reading