Season 1 · Episode 1: Friends Scott Wilson and Justin Lukach leave the 9-to-5 to travel the world for a year. But before they depart, they decide to explore their own country first. They rent an RV in Halifax and hit the road, camping all the way from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean.
Canada: Ocean to Ocean
Friends Scott Wilson and Justin Lukach leave the 9-to-5 to travel the world for a year. But before they depart, they decide to explore their own country first. They rent an RV in Halifax and hit the road, camping all the way from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean.
After landing in Jordan, Scott and Justin are greeted by their friend Ibrahim who is getting married in a few weeks. They spend a night in the desert with the Bedouins, travel to Petra and the gulf of Aqaba, all just in time for the big day.
Scott and Justin meet up with their friend Monica to take a grueling train ride to the desert. Then to Varanasi, to witness the everyday mayhem and discover the depth of India’s culture and religions before flying to New Delhi in time for the Diwali celebration.
India: Quest for Himalayas
Friends Scott and Justin travel through the more untouched parts of India, a quest which takes them to the highest mountains in the world. Into the depths of a storm, and ill from food poisoning, India challenges them both to their utmost limits.
In the middle of the South Atlantic, staying atop the highest mountain, Scott and Justin struggle with feelings of isolation as they try to contact banks at home and save personal relationships.
Japan: The Future
While navigating the extensive train systems in Japan, Scott manages to get them to the South. Meanwhile, Justin struggles with language barriers and very different food. Things settle when they leave the city behind to find the more natural side.
Japan: The Past
Continuing in Japan, Scott and Justin seek the peace of nature by taking a late-night ferry to the island of Miyajima and try to find camp amongst the hundreds of native deer and discover that they may have taken for granted their decisions and ability to travel the world.
While visiting four of the Cook Islands, Scott is challenged about his commitments to the year trip while Justin learns from the locals how to live off the land. That is until his love for animals is challenged by “the head hunters” – the local school boys, who take the guys on a traditional pig hunt.
New Zealand: Risks & Rewards
Adventure in New Zealand does not come without consequences, especially when Scott and Justin meet up with their “larger than life” kiwi friend Ellis. Justin’s competitive risk-taking side takes over, while Scott deals with his own fears.
New Zealand: Untouched
Christmas approaches as Scott and Justin continue their travels through untouched New Zealand. Finding adventure and uninhabited landscape reminds them of how long they’ve been on the road and of all the family and friends waiting for their return.
Nearing the end of the trip, Scott and Justin fly to Thailand looking for unique experiences outside of traditional tourist stops, from the hill tribes of the north to the sun-drenched kickboxing rings of the south.
Scott and Justin meet up with their friend Sarorn and his family who show them the real side of Cambodia. The villages, the poverty, and the amazing people. The guys find new purpose with their year long travel and commit to another year-long trip.
Canada: Pushing North
A year out, Scott and Justin arrive back on home soil, but can't part ways without one more challenge. An epic adventure which takes them from Vancouver, past the Arctic Circle, to the end of the road, seeing some of the most remote areas in Canada.