larkycanuck

Larkycanuck is the pseudonym for the spirited, spontaneous and zestful Canadian. The Blog is focused on showcasing budget adventure travels for working families. Larkycanuck has traveled to over 15 countries, 38 cities in 10 years. He has never quit a job to do this. He travels with his wife and on some trips with the house rabbit (Pepper).

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Frozen in time in Southern Alberta | Budget Adventure Travel

Frozen in time in Southern Alberta | Budget Adventure Travel

| January 22, 2017 | 3 Comments

this blog post is specially inspired by and dedicated to moby, who i met once in new york. this piece is written in the style and images that moby has published on his blog on architecture in LA. at first glance, southern alberta and the artist moby and hollywood don’t connect. but dig deeper and […]

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7 ridiculously easy ways how I saved $$$$$$$ and time on Budget Adventure Travel | Money Saving Tips

| January 19, 2017 | 15 Comments

[Prologue: Several readers asked me about the total trip for this travel. I crunched all numbers and the total cost was approximately, CAD $4,500 for two adults. This includes all airfare, ground transportation, lodging, food, tours, and gifts. The trip itinerary was Calgary -> Miami -> Quito – > Amazon Jungle -> Quito -> Bogota […]

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Party Crasher: CUFF Opening Night Bash 2012 | Media Mentions

Party Crasher: CUFF Opening Night Bash 2012 | Media Mentions

| January 16, 2017 | 2 Comments

I attended the opening night of the 9th Annual Calgary Underground Film Festival that featured the re-edited premiere of God Bless America directed by former Police Academy star Bobcat Goldthwait and starring Joel Murray, Bill Murray’s brother, who turned 50 on this night. What a fab film. Two thumbs up. Click on the photo image below to view […]

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Getdown.ca

| January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

I was featured in this blog post titled Street Style Huntress: Nylon Magazine by Style Impressario Aldona Barutowicz

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When Can You Make Personal Calls at Work? by Claire Suddath | Career Tips

When Can You Make Personal Calls at Work? by Claire Suddath | Career Tips

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

I was quoted in this article published in Bloomberg Businessweek Click on the image above to view full article

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The Collaborative Art Curatorial Project | Arts & Design

| January 7, 2017 | 3 Comments

Edward Burtynsky is a renowned Canadian photographer and artist who has achieved international recognition for his large-format photographs of industrial landscapes. His work is housed in major museums across the globe including a current exhibition at the Glenbow Museum of Calgary. There is much written about his collection and his artwork. This blog post is […]

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Art on the Streetwalks of Miami | Budget Adventure Travel

Art on the Streetwalks of Miami | Budget Adventure Travel

| January 4, 2017 | 6 Comments

Remember that movie with Chris Kattan and Will Ferrell – A night at the Roxbury, where their characters, brothers Doug and Steve Butabi, pitch the ingenious idea to club owner Zadir (Chazz Palminteri) about the unique club concept where the building exterior is constructed to resemble the interior of a nightclub, and the interior resembles […]

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Boletin N 001 Mes de March 2012 Seccion Consular Embajada de Colombia en Ottawa | Media Mentions

Boletin N 001 Mes de March 2012 Seccion Consular Embajada de Colombia en Ottawa | Media Mentions

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Colombian Consulate in Ottawa featured my blog post in its inaugural newsletter to its citizens residing in Canada.

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Tip o’ the hat to Ecuador | Media Mentions

Tip o’ the hat to Ecuador | Media Mentions

| December 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

Metro Calgary featured me in this article prior to my Amazon rainforest journey and the White Hat exchange. You can read more on the trip itself and the cultural exchange by reading any of my posts under Travel Adventures -> Ecuador.  

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Once upon a time in Quito | Budget Adventure Travel

Once upon a time in Quito | Budget Adventure Travel

| December 26, 2016 | 3 Comments

December 28, 2011 Arrived at Quito after an awesome flight from Miami. High elevation. Takes a day or two to get used to the air volume for those coming from sea level areas. Since we came from Calgary, the adjustment didn’t take long. Public tours of the inside are allowed. Ecuador currency is the US […]

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