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B.C. Travel Writing Contest: Winner Published at My Destination and My Destination B.C.!
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B.C. Travel Writing Contest: Winner Published at My Destination and My Destination B.C.!


UPDATE: This contest has been put on hold due to lack of entries … I’m sure you all remember the recent, Biggest Baddest Bucket List Contest you didn’t win; well neither did I! However, I was so stoked with the potential of the contest because it relates to the style of “local writing” I teach at my workshops … Continue reading

Kickin’ it old school in B.C. – from wiener roasts to foraging.
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Kickin’ it old school in B.C. – from wiener roasts to foraging.


In the summer months British Columbians wander. We are a people who not only make due with what we have, but what we can find or build. And, we’re impulsive in summer – we can be driving down a road, see something that suits our fancy and dressed in our Sunday best, jump out the vehicle and run … Continue reading

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Beating Snake Hearts, Creepy Crawlies and Frog Guts: SE Asia’s Gory Gastronomy.


Originally posted on Small World BIG Mouth:
In the Spirit of Halloween I’ve decided to conjure up all the deadly delicacies I consumed around South-East Asia. I vowed to myself to try  EVERYTHING, no matter the colour, texture or life-form, however revolting or repulsive it may be. If the locals eat it, then you must…

Matlacha and Pine Island, Florida
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Matlacha and Pine Island, Florida


While Florida is one of the world’s most popular traveler destinations, most of the tourist traffic flows into Orlando. For those who have done – or don’t feel like doing – the theme park experience, Florida offers any number of, relatively undiscovered, nuggets to  pan. Matlacha and Pine Island, are two adjoining, but very different, communities … Continue reading