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A Visit to the Penis Park – Haesindang Park, Gangwon-do, Korea

This is a story of how a beautiful young virgin almost ruined the entire fishing industry of a small Korean village. The young girl was swept away by the sea just beyond the reach of her lover’s fingertips. Little did the townspeople know that a curse was bestowed upon their tiny village.  The fishermen came back […]

Mountain biking in Toronto – Don Valley Video

  I spent the better part of the past 12 years riding on my mountain bike in the Don Valley. I was  unhappy with the Don Valley mountain biking videos I’ve seen on YouTube so I set out to make my own. The Don Valley trails are built by other riding aficionados and more recently […]

Should I Stay or Should I Go? – Living Abroad
July 15th, 2013Adventures, Asia, DestinationsNatalia 4 Comments

Jonathan and I returned from our amazing year in Korea almost a year ago. After all these months we still cannot figure out what to do with our lives. Should we go away again? Should we stay here and build a life? Should we just move to BC? Our year in Korea was so carefree […]

Commuting on Two Wheels – Toronto vs Busan

Summer is upon us yet again and with its return I am reminded of last summer and the fun I had exploring various countries by motorbike, bicycle and by foot. Although I wish I could perpetually travel I also have other things I want to do which keep me working. Ultimate Frisbee and mountain biking in the Don […]

The Longest Two Days of My Life – Bolivian Rainforest to Lima, Peru

This story goes back a few years to before a new highway replaced the “death road” from La Paz to Coroico. I was traveling with my mum through Peru and Bolivia and our trip was winding down in Bolivia. We had a few days left and just had to make it to the Bolivian rainforest to […]

The Deserted Casaroro Falls – Dumaguete, Negros, Philippines

Feeling rested and extra pumped after an awesome day of riding to Twin Lakes, our team ventured to the next sight Dumaguete had to offer. This time I got a nice break as there was actually a paved road most of the 10 km ride to the Casaroro falls.   Due to the recent Typhoonquake not […]

The Journey to Twin Lakes – Dumaguete, Negros, Philippines

The day after our epic motorbiking journey in Moalboal, Cebu we headed to the island of Negros. After 2 hours on the bus, 40 minutes on the ferry, 1 hour on a jeepney we made it to Dumaguete. The city was rugged to say the least. We found a room and headed out to rent […]

Preparing for a Bicycle Tour

  Whether you’re going 50 kilometers or 5,000, there are some things you just need to bring with you. It’s impossible to plan for every possible mechanical and weather related events you might encounter but considering the following will go a long way.     Daily Commutes: I rarely leave my house without the following […]

Mistakes I Have Learnt From While Traveling in Asia

Mistakes happen in all the time, but they can pack a punch when you’re on the road. I made a few bad mistakes while traveling in Asia, some of them could have been prevented and others were just stupid. It is very important for me to learn from my mistakes and if I commit them again, shame on me.  Without further ado, here […]

Icy Weekend Skiing in Jay Peak – Vermont, US

4 skiers and 1 boarder looking for snow at Jay Peak, Vermont. As you might notice, the snow was just a dusting above a hard, thin layer of ice. We normally spend most of a ski trip in the glades but with the snow being as scarce as it was we were having fun just […]

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