Patrick Lam

Thoughts and travels of Patrick Lam

Travel during COVID times: NZ to Canada

Argh! How to get the necessary COVID tests to enter the US and Canada.

Trans-Canada Highway vs State Highway 1: Getting around (Central) Canada & NZ

Thoughts about how people get around in Canada and New Zealand.

Holidays: Canada vs NZ

I know what’s when in Canada, but things are completely different here. Let’s try to figure it out.

Review: Ice Walker: A Polar Bear's Journey through the Fragile Arctic by James Raffan

Canadian content! This short work of creative nonfiction follows a bear, Nanu, as she raises her cubs near Churchill Falls (Manitoba) in contemporary times.

That Antipodal Life

We’ve been in Wellington for the past year and a half (!). It’s never really cold or hot here. How does that compare to Canada?