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Vagabond Dreams got a coveted red star review in Publisher’s Weekly Read it here. And be sure to get yourself a copy if you don’t have one yet!


Ryan’s book is now available. It’s called “Vagabond Dreams: Road Wisdom from Central America.Read all about it here. And be sure to get yourself a copy!


The internet’s most popular wealth and success newsletter Early to Rise featured Ryan in their New American Dream segment. Can an expat Canadian even have an “American dream”? Should it be “American Delusion” instead…? read the story here.


Ryan’s latest magazine feature just hit newsstands across Canada and select international magazine stores in the United States. It’s the main feature of Outpost’s 15th Anniversary Issue: a story of mystery, myth and his search for the real man behind the legend of King Arthur. Did he figure it out? Pick up the Winter 2010/2011 issue of Outpost to find out!


After relocating to a small island in the Mediterranean, Ryan is now Editor-at-Large (Europe) for Outpost magazine. Look for an entire series of new magazine features in the coming year! He’s off to Wales in a couple weeks, and Turkey and Namibia are on the horizon…


Ryan just returned from a high Alpine hiking trip  to Liechtenstein – check out the article and video on the blog!


On the fitness front, Ryan is no longer associated with RMAX International or the Circular Strength Training system, having resigned his position back in January 2011. BodyweightCoach is still up and running. And you can check out his latest and most successful fitness venture here: Shapeshifter Body Redesign.


The Australian adventure and lifestyle magazine Bare Essentials just published an 8-page interview with Ryan. Some great photos by Jason George as well. Check it out in their November/December 2010 issue!


Ryan has been named to the Board of Directors of the Alo Cultural Foundation. The ACF is an international charitable organization which seeks to empower disadvantaged individuals, take a leading role in humanitarian relief efforts, and strengthen cross cultural understanding between the Middle East and the nations of the West. Stay tuned to the Road Wisdom blog for more details…


Ryan will be on assignment in Syria from October 7th to 20th, tracking down the ruined fortresses of the legendary Assassins.


Ryan will be in Japan from September 18th to 28th, hanging out in Tokyo, attending the Grand Sumo tournament, and then heading north to Iwate prefecture for onsen, Hiraizumi, and more. Stay tuned to the Road Wisdom blog for pics and stories…


Ryan wrote the main feature (and cover story) on Egypt in the current issue of Outpost Magazine (September/October 2009). It’s on newsstands now. Get your copy before they’re gone!


Ryan will be in London, England on August 29-30th to present a seminar. He flies from there to Hamburg, Germany to do another event on September 5-6th. If you want to get in expedition shape, there are still a few slots left at these events. Hope to see you there!


Ryan is featured in a podcast interview on John Sifferman’s “Real World Strength Training” site. The conversation ranges from travel stories to how martial art shaped Ryan’s approach, plus detailed insights into how he uses a variety of exercise modalities to stay in expedition shape while at home and on the road. Follow the link to listen in on this in-depth interview.


Ryan wrote the main feature in the current issue of Outpost Magazine (July/August 2009), on newsstands now. It’s a journey through memory, family, landscape and light in the green-tinted world of Northern Ireland and Donegal. Get your copy before they’re gone!


Those of you who missed Ryan’s ETalk segment can now watch the full episode online. The promo runs at around 1:00, and Ryan’s segment starts at 10:50. Follow this link to the ETalk sitehttp://watch.ctv.ca/etalk/this-week/wednesday-june-17-2009/


Tune in to CTV this coming Wednesday (June 17th), where Ryan will make a national, primetime television appearance on ETalk (Canada’s highest rated entertainment show) to talk about his new 12 Minute Stage Crazy ebook. He also took host Zain Meghji through a circuit of this new bodyweight exercise sensation at Toronto’s Park Hyatt hotel to demonstrate portable training for today’s virtual nomad. If you’re curious about how a travel writer stays in expedition shape on the road, be sure to tune in. The episode will air at 7pm in all time zones across Canada.


Ryan will be in Sweden at the beginning of May for another fitness seminar. If you’d like to learn how Ryan keeps in ‘expedition shape’ for life on the road, click here for full details.


Listen to Ryan’s CBC Radio Interview on “The Romance of the Road Trip” May 21,2007.


Ryan was featured in Your Magazine December 2006 in an extensive Interview and Profile.