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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A money manager’s guide to earning a guaranteed 1,123% return on investment | Money Saving Tips

A money manager’s guide to earning a guaranteed 1,123% return on investment | Money Saving Tips

| January 10, 2020 | 2 Comments

[Comments/Suggestions on this or future articles greatly appreciated] My mama always taught me to be thrifty with my money growing up. She abhors frivolous purchases. Thus this recent Mother’s Day I decided to gift her the best gift I could – NOTHING. Instead I went and bought myself something from the nearest Walmart – the […]

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Incredible Maui

Incredible Maui

| January 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

There are certain places in the world that becomes a challenge to write something about that has not already been discussed in extensive detail by some writer. Maui is one of those places on earth, which unsurprisingly due to its majestic beauty and frequent visitors, leaves very little to expose to the first time travelers. […]

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Bermuda, oh Where Art Thou Bermuda?

Bermuda, oh Where Art Thou Bermuda?

| January 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

I have never been to anyplace during my travels that has captured me in a way I experienced in Bermuda. This British island territory in the North Atlantic carries an old world charm that perhaps is the way because of its unique mix of American and British culture. As with most island destinations, Bermuda is […]

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Social dynamics of getting a response back online | Career Tips

Social dynamics of getting a response back online | Career Tips

| December 31, 2019 | 2 Comments

It is a fairly simple process to get a response back from another person during a face to face conversation – Walk up, greet, speak, ask, listen! It is quick, simple and mostly instantaneous. However, it is a whole different matter when using online communication and social media tools in trying to elicit a response from […]

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Frozen in time in Southern Alberta | Budget Adventure Travel

Frozen in time in Southern Alberta | Budget Adventure Travel

| December 21, 2019 | 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

| December 11, 2019 | 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

| December 1, 2019 | 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

| November 21, 2019 | 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

| November 11, 2019 | 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

| November 1, 2019 | 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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