Ecuador is one of the most diverse countries I've ever visited, all packed into an area of 283,560 square km. If you're looking for a varied trip with time spent in the mountains, the jungle, and on the beach, it's perhaps one of the best (and most budget-friendly) places you can get. You can . . .
My days in Ecuador were pretty memorable. I climbed a mountain over 5000 metres high, did my first multi-pitch rock climb (and a 5.10 at that, something new for me), went snorkelling with sea turtles and did my own mini-tour of historic Cuenca. I visited ruins and drank at microbreweries and tried . . .
South America is not an easy place to be vegan. However, it's not impossible to stick to your dietary preferences while travelling on a budget. Sure, it may not be a culinary adventure, but at least you can feel good about sticking to it. Here are a few of the things I figured out as a vegan in . . .
So, here I sit at home in Newfoundland. It was a long and exhausting journey to get here (that was stretched from 24 hours to 30 due to flight delays) and I'm still not quite over the missed sleep, but I made it in time for Christmas with my family. Anyway, I've been a little overwhelmed the last . . .
While most days during my workaway have been pretty consistent (that is, consistently weeding, weeding, with a little bit of other odd jobs thrown in), there have definitely been a few highlights. For the past two weeks, those have been Thursdays. . . .