Alberta Hike: Horseshoe Canyon in Drumheller, Canada’s Best Badlands

Canada’s Baddest Badland: Horseshoe Canyon in Alberta The Horseshoe Canyon in Drumheller, Alberta, is one of Canada’s baddest Badlands. In 1743, French Canadian explorers François and Louis Joseph de la Verendrye coined the term ‘Badlands’ (‘les mauvaises terres‘ in french), when they first encountered it on their travels through the Prairies in Central Alberta, Canada. Today, this Badland area, Horsethief Canyon and the Horseshoe Canyon in Drumheller, offers curious visitors stunning vistas and numerous scenic hiking trails. Although it is only a small patch in comparison to the rest of Canada’s lush landscape, the Canadian Badlands has its own selling point —it …

A Comprehensive Travel Guide to Angkor Wat Cambodia

Angkor Wat: A Rich History of Cambodia Although Cambodia is a part of my heritage, it is not the reason that ignited my interest in Angkor Wat. First, and foremost, I am very fond of history. Visiting historical sites around the world has always been the main reason for my travels. I love the thought of being able to walk through a time machine —step into another life, another world, another existence. So fascinating. To actually take a step that leads you back to 802 CE. For other travellers of Cambodia, their fascination is more obvious, it the undeniably iconic …

Sustainable Travel Tips: Sustainable Travel in Cambodia

Sustainable Travel in Cambodia Sustainable travel should be a fundamental component of travel. Curiosity leads wanderlust travellers to search for all kinds of new experiences, in all parts of the world. To see other people, other cultures, and other political systems, and to understand the world we live in, are large motivational factors for international travels. On a global scale, tourism is worth trillions of dollars, and recent studies have shown that it is (in part) responsible for the loss of culture in the social community and environmental damages in regions. Many people speak of ‘green travel’, or ‘sustainable travel’, …

Valley of the Ten Peaks: Larch Valley Hike and Sentinel Pass

Larch Valley and Valley of the Ten Peaks: The Most Beautiful Hiking Trail in Autumn The Valley of the Ten Peaks in Banff National Park, Alberta, is a picturesque landscape that has inspired many painters and artists.  So spectacular, that it graced the backside of the 1969, and 1979 twenty dollar bill. All ten peaks are over 10,000 ft high, aligned together creating a massive mountain presence, surrounding an enormous valley. At the Lake Moraine shoreline, you can see the iconic view of Lake Moraine, along with these ten peaks behind it. On clear sunny days, in the early morning, …