Eighteen states, two provinces and 13 thousand kilometres driven-- I would call that a pretty good road trip! Here's what I learned. Are you making time or having fun? Is it about the destination or the journey? On my travels, there were times when speed was the requirement. A delay due to food poisoning meant … Continue reading Two months on the road: Advice for a road trip.
People ask what it's like to drive so far on my own, so this is what an ordinary day on my US road trip looked like. I woke early in an A-frame cabin by the Belle Fourche River in Hulett, Wyoming, and was out by 7:30; after months of travelling everything in my bag is … Continue reading Perfect Imperfect Travel Day
New Orleans is a city of indulgence and celebration. Bourbon Street is a touristy extreme, but the same feel, perhaps slightly more restrained, can be felt throughout the city. Perhaps it's the French roots, or the tropical climate, but whatever the reason most who live or visit here embrace it. Every event demands a parade. … Continue reading Crawfish and Beignet: Eating my way through New Orleans
Sitting in Jackson Square in the French Quarter of New Orleans, I kept seeing it: groups of people wearing the same colour T-shirts. At first I thought it was what I'd seen in Mystic last month, a group of young women who all bought the same souvenir shirt and then put them on in the … Continue reading We’re with Her: Destination Friend trips