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2011: The year we sold (almost) everything and hit the road

Travel has a way of distorting time like nothing else. It’s been nearly six months since we left our home in Ottawa. In many ways, the days have flown by. In that time, we’ve travelled in six countries on two continents, lived in two apartments, and visited with many family and friends, meeting new friends […]

Christmas in KL

Nico and Lia discuss their new favourite fruit: rambutan

Koh Lipe

It’s hard to believe we’ve been in Malaysia for nearly three months! Knowing that we had to step out of the country to renew our visa, we had a hard time deciding our options. We definitely didn’t feel like getting back on an airplane just yet, especially just for a weekend getaway, but we also […]

Enjoy Detroit

We did it. That’s what we keep saying to ourselves as we try to let the reality of what we’ve done sink in. In the last two months, I left my job, we said goodbye to friends, sold our house and almost all our stuff, and left our home in Ottawa where we’ve lived the […]