Vlog 9 – Surf City Marathon

Vlog 9 – Surf City Marathon

This weeks vlog is about the Surf City Marathon. I recorded my thoughts before, and then immediately after the race. My goal was to run 2:48 or better. This was my goal the last time I went after a marathon in Chicago in 2014. When I ran my first marathon in 2012 in...

Running in LA

Running in LA

Lisa had to head down to LA for 6 days.  Since my work is portable I decided I should leave the (not as cold as I would expect) Toronto winter for some running under the Los Angeles sun.  While Lisa was cooped up working for most of the time I got a chance to run all...

2015 Review: By the Numbers

2015 Review: By the Numbers

As 2015 comes to a close it was an incredible year.  I got to travel to some new and incredible places, I pushed my body further than I ever had before, and I got to meet some awesome people along the way. 2015 Travel Stats New continents visited: 1 (South America)...

Galapagos: Land based vs. Cruise

Galapagos: Land based vs. Cruise

Prior to leaving for Ecuador Lisa and I did a lot of research on the Galapagos Islands.  Most of the information that exists about trips to Galapagos talks about cruises.  Traditionally, most people who visit the area fly into Baltra Airport (GPS), and from there...

8 Days in the Galapagos on a budget

8 Days in the Galapagos on a budget

The crown jewel of my recent Ecuador trip was definitely the visit to the Galapagos.  When Lisa and I were picking a spot to travel we wanted to go somewhere that was one of our A+ destinations (Galapagos, Machu Picchu, African Safari, Borneo, etc).  The problem with...