Amateur Traveler Interview: The World Heritage Sites of Canada

Canada’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Episode 437

I recently had my 9th appearance on the Amateur Traveler podcast. This time I spoke about the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Canada. There are 17 and as of 2014 I have been to all of them.
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Photo Essay: Laurence Norah

Every so often I showcase the work of other travel photographers on my site. Today I’d like to introduce you to Laurence Norah. He has been traveling around the world since 2009 and blogging and photographing his travels since 2010. He is well known for his stunning landscape images which has garnered him a large online following.

I’ve met Laurence several times at conferences in Europe and I’ve always been a fan of his work. He is one of a select group of online travel photographers who have had great success with his work.

Enough of me yammering, here are his photos….
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Monday Travel Update – Soon in Cancun

It has been a while since I’ve done a general update on my travels. This year has been pretty busy with several months in Africa an a 2.5 month road trip across Western Canada and the United States.

Things will start to slow down a bit now, although slowing down is a bit relative. I’ll be moving quite a bit the next two months, but it is pretty low intensity as most of my travel will be attending conferences.

Come November I’ll be looking for a place to stay for a few months. I can really be anywhere in the world. If you have any suggestions, I’d love to hear them.

Here is a breakdown of where I’ll be going the next 2 months:
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September 2014 Desktop Wallpaper

September 2014 Wallpaper

This month’s image is of Lake Louise in Banff National Park, Alberta.

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This Week in Travel – Episode #173

Jen Leo, Chris Christensen and myself are joined by this week’s guest Tim Leffel from CheapLivingAbroad.com.


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West Africa Photo Essay

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West Africa photo essay

As you know, earlier this year I sailed from Cape Town to Morocco with G Adventures on the M/S Expedition. I’ve just published my photo essay from the trip and it is one of my best ever.


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August 2014 Desktop Wallpaper

August 2014 Desktop Wallpaper

This month’s image was taken during a lightning storm above the Athabasca River in Jasper National Park, Alberta.

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This Week in Travel – Episode 170


This episode was recorded live at the DMAI conference in Las Vegas. I was joined by my regular co-hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen and this week’s guests Johnny Jet, Lee Abbamonte, and Jaume Marin, Marketing Director at the Costa Brava Girona Tourist Board.


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This Week in Travel – Episode 169

Regular hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week’s guest David Farley, author of An Irreverent Curiosity: In Search of the Church’s Strangest Relic in Italy’s Oddest Town. I didn’t have wifi the day they were recording, so I’m not on the show.

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July 2014 Desktop Wallpaper

July 2014 Desktop Wallpaper

This month’s image was taken at sunrise in Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba

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