All posts by Oliver

Global Reunion!

There’s something special about reunions – meeting up with friends and family you haven’t seen in a while, catching up on old times, and sharing new and exciting experiences.  Since our last Global Fieldtrip night in July 2016, we have missed the sharing and camaraderie

Update: Holi 2016

In March we hosted our Incredible India Global Fieldtrip night, and one of the amazing celebrations we talked about was Holi. This year, Holi fell on Thursday March 24th, and as every year it was a national holiday with colours everywhere and water fights in the streets!

Global Fieldtrip Night – Charming China…

…and Hong Kong and Australia! Having spent an enjoyable time in Southeast Asia – Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia – we headed further east to Hong Kong and China, followed up by the “Land Down Under”.  What an amazing adventure we had! We would love to

A Super time in Southeast Asia!

Our Super Southeast Asia Global Fieldtrip night was another fantastic success!  We had about 40 guests who came out to share our adventures…the interesting thing was that again, it was a different mix of people.  We love sharing and making new friends! Some of our

An Incredible India Evening!

Wow!  That’s all I can say!  What an amazing time we had reliving our adventures in Incredible India! Planning for this evening was lots of fun.  As for every evening we host, we like to share the various foods we tried during our travels, and the

Incredible India!

We’re back!  After a much needed break in January, we pulled ourselves, and our routines, together and we’re ready to resume our Global Fieldtrip Night schedule! To warm you up…can you name this landmark? On Saturday, Feb. 20th at 7:00pm, we welcome you to a spicy

Global Fieldtrip Night – Holiday Highlights!

What better place to spend the Christmas holiday season than visiting the place where it all started? Our next Global Fieldtrip Night features our adventures in the Holy Land and surrounding areas, where we will share our stories from Israel, Palestine, Jordan and Cyprus. Can

Memories of the Mediterranean

Our most recent Global Fieldtrip Night – Marvelous Mediterranean – was a resounding success!  So far at each of our evenings we have had a different mix of people attend every time and this weekend was no exception.  We had almost 40 people attend, including

Global Fieldtrip Night: Announcing Marvelous Mediterranean!

Picture it…beautiful beaches, the waves of the Mediterranean Sea lapping at your feet.  Overhead, gulls cry out as they look for their next free meal from a tourist! This month we will be featuring Spain, Italy, Greece and Turkey with great stories, photos and food to help forget about the cold

Global Fieldtrip Night – Engaging Europe!

What do France, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland all have in common?  They are all amazing places to visit and were featured in our most recent Global Fieldtrip Night – Engaging Europe! Back in September we presented our first Global Fieldtrip night featuring the Uplifting UK, and

Global Fieldtrip Night – Announcing Engaging Europe!

Our last Global Fieldtrip Night – Uplifting UK, was a great success with almost 40 people from different parts of our blogosphere attending an enjoyable evening of food and photos.  If you’re interested in viewing our photo slideshow, you can check it out here: Preparations are

Lares Pass – Day 3

“Wow, I was so much warmer last night!” said Katina as she opened the zipper to the tent and watched the frost flake away.  I guess the investment in the hat, scarf and gloves really paid off! Our second night’s sleep had been quite restful

“We’re climbing how high?”

I have to say, that first night of camping was COLD!  Even with the -17C sleeping bags, we were a bit chilly.  How do we combat this?  With gear!  My ears were starting to go numb, so I decided it would be a good investment

“It’s the journey, not the destination…”

Let’s say you were 11 or 14 years old and you were given a choice something like this…. You can stay at a really cool Eco treehouse-lodge in the Andes Mountains and do fun things like zip lining… Or, you can hike uphill for 3 straight