So it’s only taken me 6 years since starting Going Awesome Places to go to TBEX, also known as the Travel Blog Exchange. I was seriously skeptical going into it whether it was going to be worth my time. Now that I’m back from TBEX 2018 in Ostrava, Czech Republic, I can share my thoughts […]
Don't we wish everything fit in nice, neat buckets? In real life, nothing ever does and so these are those travel stories, inspiration, reviews, and thoughts that don't have a specific home but are still great articles. Welcome to the miscellaneous!
Wow what a whirlwind of a week. Flying in from Toronto to Helsinki, I spent some time to explore Finland’s capital city but more importantly, I was in this new part of Scandinavia because I was invited to attend a conferenced called PING Festival. The truth is I had never heard of the conference up […]
Alright, I don’t need to tell you, Ireland is one gorgeous country. Sweeping landscapes, jagged rock, lush and flowing greenery are all hallmarks of Ireland. With 7 days to work with, I had to decide where we were going to go and what we were going to do. Trip planning is always an exciting time […]
I have a big announcement to make friends! I am going back to full time travel blogging! I’m trading my 9-5 life to one of a bit more uncertainty but hopefully will open up a lot more doors for…you guessed it…travel. Over the past two years, I’ve been trying my darnest to keep up with […]
For over a year now, I knew that Going Awesome Places was due for a big site overhaul. I felt it was clunky, navigation was poor, there was too much advertisement, and it just didn’t have the kind of polish I wanted. Having the idea to do it is one thing but the reality of […]
For a few months now, I’ve been quietly working with a serious trip mastermind for a trip at the end of the month and it’s finally time to make the announcement of what we’ve been working on. Well the title sure gives it away but YES, I’m headed to Ethiopia! I’ll be honest, when I […]
It was a week of firsts. First time driving a Ferrari. First time dealing a hand of Texas Hold’Em as a Vegas dealer. First time pulling off a “crippled angel” move like a Cirque du Soleil star. First time learning how to tattoo a beautiful flower. First time performing magic tricks in front of a live […]