We would all love to go back in time & tell our younger selves everything we now know. Reassure ourselves that everything will be fine. Explain that school teaches you very little, but does prepare you for the much harsher lessons that follow in ‘real’ life. But if you could go back, what would you […]Read More Things I Would Tell My Younger Self. Don’t Worry.
My birthday was coming up & I had heard the swell back in La Union was cranking, so i took yet another freezing 10 hour bus ride back to The Circle Hostel. Arriving back in La Union made me feel slightly at home again. I walked through the hostel gates to see some familiar faces, […]Read More Big Wednesdays in La Union.
The Philippines always intrigued me as I love island life, maybe I even belong on a island. But 7,000 islands to visit & I was going to be there for just a month. My usual style of travelling I had no idea of currency or even the geography of the islands. So from Hawaii I […]Read More 7,000 Islands, Monalisa & Ocean Giants.
If a picture paints a thousand words a t-shirt tells a thousand stories. My shirt has been across the world, faced fears, accomplished goals & seen some hard times too. When you buy a shirt you look for style, durability & purpose. They allow you to express yourself. I remember buying this shirt to hang […]Read More The legend of ‘Matagonia’
6 weeks on this farm was not enough & to fit all the stories into this blog would make it a book, so ill try my best to keep it short, just some highlights, but know that everyday I had stories. The farm focuses on healthy local communities through sustainable agriculture & local self-sufficiency. Its […]Read More Becoming Organic at Mohala.
Pele the goddess of fire & volcanoes is said to have creating 5 volcanoes: Kohala, Mauna Kea, Hualalai, Mauna Loa, and Kilauea, these make up the ‘Big Island’ of Hawaii. All are pretty visible from the plane as well as the islands size. It dwarfs the other islands, but also has a powerful character, one I […]Read More Big Island, Big Volcanoes, Old Spirits.
The Hawaii islands seem to have different characters. Oahu is like the arrogant older brother who likes to show off, where Kauai is the quiet, spiritual guy in the corner. When you arrive you get a feeling you’ve landed somewhere ancient with stories to tell. I mean 70% of the island is inaccessible by foot, […]Read More A Week In Kauai & Finding Truth.
I often get asked ‘why Hawaii?’ Other than its undeniable beauty & perfect surf. Well it’s always been a place I’ve admired on TV & in Movies even since I was real young. I always new it would be a place for me, then I arrived…Read More Aloha Oahu! Sharks, Craters & the ‘Magic Bus’
I always remembered as a teen me & my friends would joke around saying “one day I’m going to go for milk & just keep going”. In my early twenties this statement slowly became an excuse to travel.Read More Gone For Milk…My Story