… except when turning into a Marine or Space Force base. #vandenburg
Author Archives: Daniel
To Huntington Beach we go, thanks San Diego!
Wrapping up here in Tucson, AZ. Next up: San Diego, CA and the Pacific Coast Highway
The trip resumes… Florida
Orlando, Ft Lauderdale and now Tampa. I guess the trip has resumed! What year is it? 2022? Almost two years exactly since returning to Canada. Next up: Arizona
A live kid-friendly online Earth Day event
Hi there! Here with something a little different… but time sensitive. Do you have kids 11+ years old? Do you know an educator or teacher who does? Are you interested in documentary filmmaking, conservation or the work of eco rangers. If so, I’ve got something you may find interesting. 22nd April – 10AM EDT –Continue reading “A live kid-friendly online Earth Day event”
Day 1: Self isolation in Toronto
Summary: Checked-in, got settled and caught up with everyone on Whatsapp! I arrived in Toronto, chauffeured to my hotel in Markham and checked in to the Hilton Suites Markham, keeping a lot of distance between me and the staff. I will do everything possible to ensure I am not the cause of anyone contracting Coronavirus,Continue reading “Day 1: Self isolation in Toronto”
Leaving Dubai, take deux!
A chauffeur to the airport, business class lounge and an Emirates business trip to Toronto. Now that’s the right way to leave Dubai! Attempt #1 was a bit weird. 30 years in Dubai, a life of being Emirates staff and I ended up leaving through Sharjah on Air Arabia? No, that wouldn’t do. I’m happyContinue reading “Leaving Dubai, take deux!”
Off to Canada we go!
For reasons you all can guess, I’m off to Canada! Leaving tonight on Emirates and keeping my fingers crossed both the flight and the border will stay open as planned. Two days in Toronto, a drive down to London and then self impriso… sorry… isolation.
NZ plans cancelled, stay in Dubai or head back to Canada?
Current location: Dubai, UAE The New Zealand government has begun deporting tourists who did not have sufficient self isolation plans. Despite the campervan company confirming their vehicles can be used for self isolation and that I think my plans would suffice, I don’t have to risk the long term consequences deportation would bring, and soContinue reading “NZ plans cancelled, stay in Dubai or head back to Canada?”
India shuts downs tourism, so on to New Zealand?
[13 Mar 2020 edit] When I saw New Zealand’s announcement I decided to move fast. Now enroute to Dubai. After a lot of consideration about Coronavirus and the travel restrictions now being placed on travellers, I’ve decided to accelerate my plans to travel to New Zealand. I don’t take this decision lightly, there’s a lotContinue reading “India shuts downs tourism, so on to New Zealand?”