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Snowboarding in Niseko’s Deep Powder Snow, Japan

Posted on April 19th, by Peter Parkorr in Japan, Picture Perfect. 3 comments
A quick photo for you today from a winter well spent in deep snowy Japan. That’s right! You can snowboard in Japan, and I had a whole ski season of fun in snowboarder’s Mecca and powder heaven Niseko, on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido. Powder hounds from all over the world come here to experience the very unique style of snowboarding in Niseko.…

Tuk Tuk Racing at Night in Bangkok, Thailand

Posted on March 22nd, by Peter Parkorr in Picture Perfect, Thailand. 2 comments
Happy Photo Friday! This week saw the worlds first International Day of Happiness, as orchestrated by the UN, and supported by the Happiness 1st Institute and the International Society of Happiness Professionals. Honestly, just hearing of the existence of these organisations brought a smile to my face. So today’s photograph comes from a memory that always makes me happy, a late night tuk tuk race through the rainy streets of Bangkok back in 2007.…

Sunset on Mount Stromboli Sicily

Posted on January 25th, by Peter Parkorr in Italy, Picture Perfect, Sicily. 3 comments
I took this photo less than 100 feet away from the smoking crater of active volcano Mount Stromboli in Sicily, after watching it blast liquid rock and clouds of gasses into the air for the afternoon. Smoking. Mount Stromboli SicilyCopyright Peter Parkorr 2013…

Monday Meetings – Dave ‘Vague Direction’ Gill

Posted on January 21st, by Peter Parkorr in Monday Meetings, North America. 2 comments
In this week’s Monday Meetings we hear from Dave Gill, a talented videographer and ambitious adventurer. He’s working on an exciting new travel project and flexing his documentary making muscles along the route. As a fan of two-wheeled travel myself, a lot of his words hit home, making me want to dust off my cycling gear and hit the road too!…

Monday Meetings – Paul ‘Happy Hermit’ Jost

Posted on December 10th, by Peter Parkorr in Monday Meetings, Travel Tales. No Comments
Today the Monday Meetings introduce us to Paul, a man on various missions, who took the time to explain the How’s and Why’s of his travel philosophy. Since he wrote these musings, he has hitch-hiked from Catania, Sicily, all the way to Athens, where he’d found a boat to join as a crew member, and then spent a few months island hopping, learning to sail, and free-diving in deep lagoons.…