canol heritage trail trekking info

Hiking the Spectacular Canol Trail

Thanks to this resurrection, the Canol Heritage Trail is now a hiking route of legendary proportions: the dream of truly hardcore wilderness enthusiasts, a best-kept secret among the wearers of the boot. Like the original Canol pipeline project, it remains conquered by few.
namibia self-drive safari

Self-Drive Safari: Venturing Across the Namibian Desert

In southwestern Africa sits a country with some of the continent's best treasures—desert, savannah, coastline and big game. Join a Canadian couple as they road trip across Namibia, where the land is golden and the skies starry.
expat life

Seen Them, Been Them: The 11 Types of Expat

People move abroad for many different reasons. But if you tally them up, you’ll find they generally fall into pretty distinctive categories. The same is true for the way they react to their host culture. Some l...
Bank Accounts Abroad

The Expat’s Guide to Opening a Bank Account Abroad

The last time I opened a bank account in Canada, it took me 15 or 20 minutes. I just walked in off the street on an impulse and filled in an application. I only had to show them my driver’s license as proof of ...