North America

Venice beach from the pier

Why I Stopped Hating Los Angeles

I had an irrational hatred of Los Angeles for the better part of two decades, yet it only took a few days to completely change my mind.

Tuna sandwich

That Time I Ate Portland

Sometimes I return to a city for the weather. Sometimes I return to a city for the culture. Sometimes I return to a city just to eat.

Black Sun sculpture

It Was 20 Years Ago Today: A Love Letter to Seattle

It's been nearly 20 years since I first visited Seattle. I loved it then, and despite the big changes in both of us, I still love it to this day.

Chichen Itza

Mexico’s Mayan Ruins (feat: Rocks, Iguanas and a Seriously Cute Frog)

For someone with a history degree, I really didn’t know much about the Mayans before I arrived in Mexico. I...

Sayulia beach time

Falling in Love With Mexico (And Why the Media is Full of Crap)

Mexico gets a bad rap. Listen to the news reports and you’ll be told the entire country is a corrupt,...

Sayulita beach sunset

A Slice Of Life in Sayulita

BOOM. The morning starts with an explosion. I don’t need to look at my phone to know it’s 4am. BOOM....

Big Bend view

A Muddy Adventure in Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park is an anomaly really. Buried in remote southwest Texas and forming the border with Mexico for...

Roswell, You’re A Really Freaking Weird Little Town

We hadn’t planned to go to Roswell on our US road trip, but when we realised it would only add...

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