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Shimanami Kaido Cycling Route: A Must for Active Adventure Seekers in Japan

December 22, 2017

I stopped and took a foot off my rusty bike pedal as I slowly and reluctantly looked towards the last climb of the day. My mental and physical state was quickly declining with a setting sun, sore back, and aching butt. Despite exhaustion creeping into my body and a craving for sushi growing by the minute, I could not wipe the smile off my face. I had looked forward to cycling the Shimanami Kaido immediately after learning about it two…

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Japanese Lunch Tasting: Raw Whale Meat [Video]

With over 230,000 known species in our oceans, we have an incredibly diverse selection of seafood to consume. We eat tuna, eel, lobster, squid, and many other types of water-based life. But one creature is less popular among the average consumer because of availability…

October 9, 2017

Japanese Snack Pack Tasting: Dried Crab, Minnow and Seaweed [Video]

  During my second full day in Tokyo I explored a popular area known as Asakusa. Asakusa is known for its famous shrines/temples (most notably Senso-ji), double-sided shopping streets, dining and entertainment. While walking around, I stopped into many random stores and slot arcades…

October 4, 2017

Fishing in Canada: The World’s Best Fishing Trip

During the summer of 2013, I was fortunate enough to spend five days on Rowdy Lake in Ontario, Canada fishing all day. When I say all day, I literally mean every minute of the day other than eating and sleeping. I understand five intense days of…

May 23, 2017
Steps to Sea

Travel Steps: Part II

Destination Decisions After brainstorming potential destinations to visit using categories from Part I, it’s time for our next step: making destination decisions! Of all the incredible places in the world to see, how do you decide on a place for your next trip? Whether your list includes…

May 16, 2017

Are You Able to Correctly Guess These 10 Travel Facts?

Put your travel knowledge and experience to the test with my first travel quiz! Includes questions such as, “What country is smaller than Central Park? and “Due to global warming, what area is most at risk of disappearing?”   Travel Quiz Details Length: 10…

May 5, 2017

Travel Steps: Part I

Brainstorming Traveling begins long before we book flights, conduct research, and plan out a budget. Anytime we daydream or think about places near and far to visit, we work on step one: Brainstorming. Brainstorming potential destinations is something we do without even realizing it.…

May 4, 2017

Edge of Comfort: What Can I Expect?

Life is living boldly. Living courageously. Life is pushing limits. Going beyond what you think you are capable of. Life is pursuing what you are willing to make sacrifices for. To work relentlessly on something because you genuinely enjoy it. Life is to give you purpose…

April 24, 2017

Why Travel?

If you have never traveled to a new place before, you might be asking yourself, “Why would I be interested in spending my time and money to visit some far away land?” Entry coming soon. Subscribe to the Edge of Comfort Newsletter below to…

April 6, 2017