Back in 2009, I began my foray into world travel. For many years, I had been longing to go backpacking through New Zealand and Australia but kept waiting for friends to come with me. During those years that I was “waiting”, I went to college and graduated, bought a home, and even transferred into university to work towards my 4-year business degree. But during the middle of that my time at university, I had the urge to finally make my dream trip happen. I felt that I could no longer wait and so, after my third year, I left. I rented out my apartment at a major loss, took a year off from university, and jumped on a plane to New Zealand.
During those 6 months of solo travel, I ended up both creating and crushing my bucket list, which entailed things like sky-diving, bungy-jumping, scuba diving, and hang-gliding. Before that, I was not the kind of person to strap an oxygen tank to my back and jump in the ocean with sharks, nor was I the kind of guy to strap thousands of elastic bands to my angle and jump off a bridge. But suddenly, I became a new person. [Read more…] about How a Road Trip Across Canada Created a Passion Business