• Montreal subway summer 2004 photo gallery

    This is a collection of photos of the Montreal Metro (subway) that I took during summer 2004. I’m posting them here 15 years later in 2019. They were all shot on film. Most of the photos were shot on true black-and-white film, while others were shot on (cheaper) colour film and converted to black and white after scanning.

  • 2 days in Singapore

    2 days in Singapore

    Singapore is an island city-state at the tip of the Malaysian peninsula with a population of 5.6 million. It has 5 official languages, with English being the primary language, which makes Singapore a very convenient and easy destination for English-speaking tourists. The diversity of cultures, religions and languages in Singapore is part of its identity (and success), and makes it a fascinating place to visit. We show you the best things to do during your 2 days in Singapore.

  • How to take the Airport Express train into Hong Kong

    Your first impression of any city (after the airport and immigration/customs) is the transit from the airport into the city. Some cities make it easier than others. This article explains how to take the Airport Express train into Hong Kong (and back to the airport).

  • How to take the Star Ferry between Hong Kong and Kowloon

    The Star Ferry is a ferry service between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon, crossing the Victoria Harbour. It’s been in operation since 1888, and today it carries 26 million passengers per year. It’s very inexpensive, offers amazing views of the Hong Kong skyline, and is a convenient way to cross the harbour.

  • 1 Day in Hong Kong

    1 Day in Hong Kong

    If you’re only in Hong Kong for 24-36 hours on a layover, we show you how to make it a mini-vacation and see all the best sights.

  • Scuba diving in Cabo San Lucas (with sea lions)

    It’s been a dream of mine to dive with sea lions. So finding ourselves in Cabo San Lucas after a dive trip to the Socorro Islands, we had the perfect opportunity to find sea lions. Beyond sea lions, the other dive sites at Cabo San Lucas are worth a day or two of diving.

  • Scuba diving in the Socorro Islands (Revillagigedo)

    The Socorro Islands is a scuba diving paradise in the Pacific Ocean, 390 km southwest of Cabo San Lucas. Its known for its large animal life, including giant oceanic mantas, 10 species of (friendly) sharks, large schools of fish, whale sharks, dolphins and yellowfin tuna.

  • How to take the Ruta del Desierto bus in Los Cabos

    Learn how to take the Ruta del Desierto bus to and from the San José del Cabo airport and Los Cabos (or between San José del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas).

  • Scuba diving in Tobermory

    Scuba diving in Tobermory

    Tobermory is one of Canada’s best locations for scuba diving, and one of the top freshwater dive sites in the world. Scuba diving in Tobermory is renown for its numerous well-preserved shipwrecks.

  • 3 days in Playa del Carmen

    Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya area of Mexico is a popular tourist destination. While Playa is a bit of a party town, with all-inclusive resorts, bars and clubs, it’s also perfectly situated for cultural and adventure tourism. We show you how to spend 3 days in Playa del Carmen and see some fascinating sights (beyond the club).