A Taste For The Exotic

FICTION – The last time I was in India I wrote a short story. It’s about the good stuff: travel, food, and sex. Here’s a link to “A Taste For The Exotic” in the September 2018 issue of the Joao-Roque Literary Journal.

Cycling France’s Canal des Deux Mers

TRAVEL BLOG – A solo, 4-week cycle-camping adventure. The Canal des Deux Mers (Canal of Two Seas) joins the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea along France’s southern edge.

Why I Bike: Interview with Adventure Bike Touring

PODCAST – I chat with Jim Fullerton about cycling the Canal des Deux Mers, French campgrounds, EuroVelo routes, and mindfulness (45 minutes).

Bucket List, Australia: small moments in a big country

TRAVEL BLOG – What do you do when you’ve checked off every item on your life’s bucket list? Start a new list, of course.

Cycling to Vancouver on the Port Mann Bridge

UPDATE – A photo report on how to cross the Fraser River by bicycle using the Port Mann Bridge. The bridge connects Vancouver to the cities of Surrey and Coquitlam.

Cardbordeaux: a cat and a bicycle in France

TRAVEL BLOG – “Would you be willing to stay in our French chateau a few months and watch our cat?” Sue and Ian asked…

Solo motorbike trip a metaphor for learning

IN THE NEWS – Why RRSP stands for “Registered RECREATIONAL Savings Plan” to The Globe and Mail.

Symba the Honda Cub travels: biking British Columbia

TRAVEL BLOG – I load my 100cc motorbike with camping gear and set out on a solo adventure. It was fun, scenic, nothing bad happened.

Travel, cycling, and common sense lead to Norco Bicycles

IN THE NEWS – Who wants to get paid to read, write, and talk about the fun of cycling all day? Me. I tell all to The Globe and Mail.

ARCHIVE: Cycling to Vancouver on the Port Mann bridge

RIDE REPORT – Photos show in 2013 the Port Mann bridge crossing was still under construction.

How to own a condo in Vancouver (it’s all about the bike)

IN THE NEWS – A cycling habit can help you save money for a home. I explain to Westcoast Homes and Design magazine.

Cycling Spain’s Mallorca and Menorca

PHOTO GALLERY – See what happens when you bring a folding bicycle to Spain’s Mediterranean islands. (Hint: fun).