Become the Explorer You Were Born to Be

Welcome to Tales from the Banana Trail the adventure blog built for modern explorers.  Whether you’re exploring your own backyard or planning your next big trip, the Tales were written to help you unleash your inner adventurer. 

Inspiration for your next adventure.

Incredible stories of modern Explorers stepping way off the beaten path.

Cycling to Asia

Cycling from Calgary to Beijing with Brandon

From a rogue bear ripping his tent apart in Russia, to getting into a real-life bumper jeeps experience at a border crossing, Brandon has weathered just about every high and low you could dream of facing on the road.

Educational insight, packing tips, and gear advice to improve your next adventure.