With the arrogant wisdom of the middle-aged armchair homebody, I was of the opinion that retirement and Florida had at least one thing in common – each was the metaphorical equivalent to Limbo, that mythical place where Christians await their ticket to Heaven.
About five years ago, my sister Angie and I both happened to be in Europe. She was teaching in England, and I was working at my company’s branch in Dusseldorf, Germany. Yes, there was a time that I had a “real” job. After six months of that I extracted myself from the lifestyle (read: I […]
Set amidst the wild grandeur of South Australia, Kangaroo Island offers beauty, luxury, exotic wildlife, romance, adventure and one of the most amazing destinations in the world — Southern Ocean Lodge.
Off the coast of Victor Harbor in South Australia, Southern Right Whales keep returning in ever-increasing numbers to seek safe sanctuary from predators in these waters during breeding season.
Life As A Human is pleased to present another adventure in Sandra’s Phinney’s travel and exploration series, Travelling Thoughts. This time she goes into “the deep unknown” in the wilds of Nova Scotia, following the footsteps of Mark Twain’s biographer and a military spy.
Sometimes small villages become the centre of the world. For years, the famous (and infamous) flocked to Wedgeport, Nova Scotia for the tuna fishing. But there are other reasons besides tuna fishing to visit this fascinating Acadian village.
It’s no easy task to bring grace to one million tons of rock, 10,000 granite blocks, 53 concrete caissons and over a million cubic yards of dredged fill but murals by First Nations artists bring a powerful beauty to the old grey breakwater at Ogden Point in Victoria, British Columbia.
A Canadian ex-patriot living in London, UK, finds a warm feeling of familiarity in a British beer aisle.
From Mongolia to Moscow to London, author Steven Erikson’s journey home is as angst-ridden as his time away on an illness-wracked archeological expedition.
In the wake of the Haiti earthquake, Allan Cram remembers his time in the lively, noisy, fascinating Petionville Market in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.