Category Archives: eTourist

It will always be Bombay to me…

Probably the first thing you’ll notice when landing in Bombay is the air. Before the plane has even had time to get close to the city’s densely-packed surroundings, the air within the plane has changed. The smell, the consistency, the … Continue reading

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The Servant Bell – An Essay on India

Upon entering the dining room in your home, your first instinct is often to skip it and jump straight to the kitchen; that, after all, is where the food is. Dining rooms in Canada serve ancillary purposes to everyday life. … Continue reading

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Red Lights

You walk down the street and you feel free to look in every window. Within, smiles radiate back at you, the honest ones shining with a bit more power than the dishonest. Some of the women in the windows are … Continue reading

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Travelling Canadians

As a tour guide, I’ve had the unique opportunity of spending my days around a broad variety of human beings, each hailing from slightly different parts of the globe. Being an outsider in France myself, I feel a general kinship … Continue reading

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Emerging Market, Developing Nation: A Marrakech Memoir

As I sit to write this, I find myself still struggling to recover from a gnarly and stereotypical bout of food poisoning. It’s fair to say that this treacherous malady has poisoned (ha!) my ability to constrain my thoughts. If … Continue reading

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Unfair Paris Hatred

  It’s probably not far from the truth to say that resting near the surface, I’m harbouring a pretty vivid hatred for the city of Paris. If you’ve ever visited, you might not get why I hate it here so … Continue reading

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