Stories

Get inspired by stories and reflections on travel as an experience, a lifestyle, and an identity.

First Member Questions of 2019!

January 19th, 2019

It's my last day in Koh Phangan before heading back to Canada and I wanted to make a quick video to answer some member questions from our Member Questionnaire!

I block time every week to read through your responses, and without fail it leaves me touched and inspired to connect with you in person:

Just to expand on the questions that came in about setting up some chapters around the country.

Awe-inspiring landscapes in Israel and the stories they tell

January 17th, 2019

Israel’s fascinating history and diverse culture make it an excellent tourist destination. It’s also filled with breathtaking landscapes that take you back to the time of Moses. There are plenty of sights and sounds to immerse yourself in, and a mere pit-stop won’t suffice.

Upcoming Events & Webinars!

January 12th, 2019

Greetings from Koh Phangan!

The island has dried out and I was able to get out my first video of 2019! It's just a short note this week about our upcoming events and webinar:

As mentioned in the video:

More information about our Oakville brunch here

More information about our Mississauga dinner here

Both of these events are meant to be very casual, a chance to meet some other travellers, say hello to myself and Veronica, and talk about travel! I hope you'll join us should you have the chance.

Japan: Land of the Rising Sun Webinar Replay

January 12th, 2019

Here's the replay from our January 10 Webinar about our upcoming tour of Japan. Gordon talks a bit about what makes Japanese culture so interesting, the flow and highlights of the tour, and answers some questions from members on the webinar.

 

 

For more information about our May 2019 Japan: Land of the Rising Sun program, visit the webpage, or send us an email at info@wheelandanchor.

All aboard the Trans-Siberian Railway with Wheel & Anchor!

January 10th, 2019

For a romantic, luxurious, and adventurous journey, nothing comes close to the experience aboard the Trans-Siberian Railway. This network of railways is the longest in the world, spanning eight times zones and connecting Russia with Mongolia, China, and even North Korea.

Connection, Community, and Our Goal for You

January 5th, 2019

Happy New Year!

I wanted to start the new year with a short message about community and connection, and tell you about the goal we have for you here at Wheel & Anchor.

I was blessed to get to spend some time catching up with old friends and family over the holidays, and I was asked a few times why I started this travel community and what we plan to do with all these travellers who've joined.

Petra – The Temple That Hides A City (But Not In The Way You Think)

January 5th, 2019

You’ve seen this scene so many times, and in so many movies, that it’s an absolute cliché.

The narrow rock canyon opens, and the lofty facade of a rose-coloured stone building is revealed, an enormous structure of pillars supporting a pediment upon which even more pillars rise.

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