Observations

A Collection of Ramblings

On Dreaming and Scrapping the Bucket List

To kick this post off, I want to throw it back to 2010. Remember that year? It feels like a lifetime ago. Let's see. I started off 2010 living in Regina slugging out the second semester of my first year of University. I hated it. I hated the rigidity of the course...

Sunset Parasailing in Cavtat, Croatia

Please note that all photos, except where noted, were taken by the lovely folks at Parasailing Cavtat. Cailee and I knew that when we got to Croatia, we were going to participate in water sports as much as possible. So, when we saw a sign for parasailing in our very...

The Ultimate Goal Reaching Guide For Creative People

Let's face it, it's impossible to begin a new year without thinking about resolutions.  Okay, okay, I get it. You don't like resolutions; you see them as a sign of impending failure and an early reminder of unreached goals. Or, maybe you don't even consciously think...

My Top 5 Favorite Travel Moments of 2017

Here we are, at the end of another year, and I have to say - i'm not where I thought I would be. I mean that in a entirely geographical sense because, spiritually, i'm better than ever. One year ago I was kicking around the idea of leaving my life in Toronto; fleshing...

Red Light Walks & Marijuana Pops in Amsterdam

Before I went, I thought Amsterdam was overrated. When people talk about the city, they tend to talk in a slow, stoned voice about how great the pot cafe's are. Or they'll brag about how they partied in The Red Light District as if they personally discovered...

Groot-Bijgaarden Castle: A Floralia Brussels Photo Essay

The morning after a particularly intriguing evening in Brussels, I was feeling emotionally wiped and in dire need of an escape from the constricting walls of city life. I wanted nature. I wanted pretty things. Earlier the day before, I had come across a brochure for a...

Everything I Love About Being on the Road

Today I caught myself reading yet another Lonely Planet article about hostel life called Dorm dilemmas: packing tips for hostel hoppers. The content of the article is, of course, nothing a hostel bum doesn't already know, but it got me reminiscing about all the hostel...

A lesson in life, love, and happiness in Brussels

Over the incessant bar noise of patrons enjoying conversation with their friends, family, and lovers, he leaned across the beer-soaked table to me, and asked, "Are you happy?" I gave an awkward sigh, a slight laugh, and replied, "Trying to be. Are you?" "Darling, I am...

Hey there, I'm Taylor! I'm a traveller with a deep love of all things rock n' roll. Although I have absolutely zero actual musical ability whatsoever, my passion is travelling the world with music as my compass, exploring all my fave points of musical relevance as I go. Let's groupie out together!

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