Fear of Flying except now its because of #COVID_19 and the risks #flying has on all of us

Prior to 2020 the projections for the growth in air traffic globally projected by Statista was 4.1% which represented a slight decline from 2019’s 4.2% projection. As the reality of the pandemic hit country after country air traffic has been cut by nearly half according to The Guardian’s an analysis of the data from Flightradar24 …

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Near the end or at least a pause of the path

I remember when I first made the decision to leave Canada, I thought it would be a year or two of wandering. I thought I would travel and head back but instead I kept going and have had the privilege of meeting amazing people, making places like Thailand and New Zealand homes at different points …

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A Nomad but not the Digital Kind

When you travel a lot you hear about people who have been doing it for years. Some of go toAustralia or New Zealand on working holiday visas and others work under the table in some places or volunteer but every one of us has got the travel bug. Then there are those who find ways …

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Fallen but Not Beaten

By the time most people are in their 30s they have had several careers, me I’ve had none and that’s not a bad thing it’s just my reality. I can’t live expecting my life to be like most people. Forging your own path off the normal routes where there are no markers is full of …

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I hated running until I learned to Respect it

So I was never really a physical person, I am a stubborn sort of person and even when I started to do muay thai the only thing that kept me there was the fact that I paid for it. I knew I sucked at it, I knew I looked like a fool most of the …

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First Fight since January 2016 – Let’s Go

I am fighting today? I can’t believe I am getting into the ring with just 4 weeks of training, having not really trained consistently since I left Charn Chai Muay Thai the first time. I remember the first time I fought, how long it took me just to say yes but when it did happen …

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The Calm in the Chaos

Do you remember being asked what you wanted to be when you grow up? When any choice was possible before reality took the infinite possibilities and made them small. As you grow up you have to get realistic, you are funneled down paths that are not always based on what you want but what’s expected …

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Getting to Pai via 762 Turns

In the hills of Northern Thailand you can find Pai, situated in a valley that’s 762 turns from Chiang Mai this small stop on the maehong son loop this area is full of personality and beauty.

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Thank you for the Moments

There are so many people who have made the last few years worth while and where do I start but with the people I first met that have taught me about kindness and self-worth, that have been an ear when before I had none. Who have shown me that our value isn’t defined by what …

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Don’t Break the Travel Budget

So how much do you spend where you are on vacation? For most people it is in well excess of what you spend outside of your normal daily life because its you damn vacation. In North America where the average person gets 2 weeks a year it is where a lot of money is saved …

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