Tristan’s Trip Report: Malaysia – Week 1, Penang

Things to do in Penang

January 3rd, 2017 (Day 1 and 2, maybe 3… I don’t know. It’s complicated) From: Toronto, Ontario To: George Town, Penang, Malaysia Activities: 3 Flights, 1 Amazing Race Stayed: Cathay Pacific Airplane and Hotel Sentral, George Town, Penang Toronto to Hong Kong (15+ hour flight) The flight began ominously. Before take-off, some woman started yelling […]

Tristan’s Trip Report – Week 9

Hiking trails in Gros Morne National Park

Aug. 22nd, 2016 (Day 57) From: Gander, N.L. To: Springdale, N.L. Activities: Touring Gander with old friends Stayed: Indian Brook River B&B Unfortunately, there were no exploding cherry tomatoes at the Mystic restaurant’s breakfast buffet this morning. Apparently too much fun was had last week and guests complained that it ruined the mystique of the […]

Tristan’s Trip Report – Week 7

Sunrise at Cape Spear

Aug. 8th, 2016 (Day 43) From: Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia To: Inverness/Whycocomagh, Nova Scotia Activities: Frog Pond Café, Glenora Distillery (Not) Stayed: Tulloch Inn and Gifts Another night in a park, another nice stay in an oTENTik. I have to just take a second here to heap praise on all of […]

Tristan’s Trip Report – Week 6


Aug. 1st, 2016 (Day 36) From: New Glasgow, N.S. To: Grand River, N.S. (Cape Breton) Activities: Exploring Guysborough, Causeway to Cape Breton Stayed: Barb and Ron’s, Friend’s summer home Woke up, continental breakfast… frog and toad… blah blah blah. We met our friend Mariellen (BreatheDreamGo) in Guysborough, and learned all about the revitalization happening in […]