Shine Your Way: 5 Steps to Happiness

Shine Your Way: 5 Steps to Happiness

Do you ever experience those moments when you think to yourself "why am I doing this?" The specific moment I'm talking about usually follows those moments that you're not enjoying in life. This is either because someone else wanted you to do it or you thought you wanted to do it but turns out it wasn't what you wanted. Also sometimes referred to as the "what the fuck am I DOING!?" moment. Well these moments are usually brought to you because you're doing something that is taking you further away from happiness and you've finally hit the wall of "fuck this shit."

Interview with @FionaForbes on @TheRushTV

Interview with @FionaForbes on @TheRushTV

Do you ever experience those moments when you think to yourself "why am I doing this?" The specific moment I'm talking about usually follows those moments that you're not enjoying in life. This is either because someone else wanted you to do it or you thought you wanted to do it but turns out it wasn't what you wanted. Also sometimes referred to as the "what the fuck am I DOING!?" moment. Well these moments are usually brought to you because you're doing something that is taking you further away from happiness and you've finally hit the wall of "fuck this shit."

#TravelTuesday: The Big Move To Dubai

#TravelTuesday: The Big Move To Dubai

September 24th marked my 2 month anniversary of moving to Dubai and I couldn't be happier with my decision. I had no idea what I was getting myself into when I decided to accept a flight attendant job in Dubai and move to the other side of the world but I'm glad I took a leap of faith and went for it. The last two months have been a complete rollercoaster of emotions for me, but lets start from the beginning.

On July 24th 2014 I landed in the sweltering heat of Dubai with 50kg of my belongings, exhaustion from my 20+ hours of travel time with no sleep, and a dream. 

#CTC13: Capture the Colour with @travelsupermkt

#CTC13: Capture the Colour with @travelsupermkt

I love this whole idea! I'm fairly new to the whole travel blogging world but in the short time I've been around I've managed to make some amazing friends. Mostly because I kicked it all off with a trip to TBEX in Toronto this past June so I actually had the chance to meet everyone in person.

My lovely friend Lauren over at LolasTravels.com tagged me in this years #CTC13: Capture the Color with Travel Supermarket. I hope she enjoys all the photos I've chosen. I don't classify myself as a photographer in any way. I actually just use my phones camera for all of my photos because it makes me life easy. I appreciate amazingly HD photos and maybe one day I'll invest in a nice camera, but for right now I'm more about just being in the moment and enjoying the experience I'm currently having.

Seattle: I Can See Why People Like You

Seattle: I Can See Why People Like You

Seattle, I think I have a new love affair with you. I've been a few times before and enjoyed myself but this time was different. This time I really got the chance to explore you and get a feel for the type of city you are.

This was just suppose to be a pitstop on our way to Oklahoma City but ended up being a pleasant surprise. Originally Seattle was suppose to be at the end of the tour but it was great to break up the would be 4 day trip from Calgary to Oklahoma city.

What to do When you get Left at the Border?

What to do When you get Left at the Border?

So as Jessica and I left for the US on our #GetRAOKT adventure the craziest thing happened. The bus driver LEFT US AT THE BORDER! WHAAAAAAT!? Did that REALLY just happen!? As backpackers we were getting a little bit more of the 3rd degree than any of the other passengers, which I can understand. They want to make sure we're not trying to move to the US illegally and such. And just to be clear Jessica and I are VERY happy being Canadian. I enjoy my legal right to marry the man of my dreams across the country due to being a big GIANT gay. But as we are having our bags looked through the driver asked if anyone was left. Jessica and I notified him that we were and even the border crossing agents heard us. He decided to leave anyway!

We Can Be Heros: 5 Facts You Should Already Know About Yourself but Probably Don't

We Can Be Heros: 5 Facts You Should Already Know About Yourself but Probably Don't

I love movie magic. I love when a script, cast, director and a multitude of other factors can come together and bring a person to that perfect moment right at the very end of the movie where you get those tingles all over and marvel at what you just witnessed.

I just finished watching "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," and it was absolutely perfect. The acting was phenomenal, the script was fantastic and the video was stunning. It had everything I love to see in a movie and those moments that make you well up inside because you're so happy you get to experience this moment with the people on screen. My favorite part is...

It's official, I'm a Writer

It's official, I'm a Writer

The most amazing things happen when you're not looking. I guess it was a few months back now that I submitted an article to GT Magazine (Gay Times Magazine). It was a piece about living life as a gay man in Canada. After a few emails back and forth with some lovely people at GT I was told that when my article got published I would be notified. I'm proud to say that I am now a published writer as my article appears in this months edition of GT (August 2013, issue 422) featuring Louis Smith on the front cover!