Category Archive: Musings

2016 a Year in Review

As 2015 was coming rapidly to a close, I made an important decision. The decision was that I was going to move to England and I would be living in London no later… Continue reading

Well that was Unexpected: Moving to England Edition

As anyone who has traveled ever can tell you, things will inevitably not go the way you planned them. Moving across an ocean was no exception to this rule. Having moved to China… Continue reading

Exciting News and New Adventures!

I’ve been trying to figure out a way to write this post for months now. The issue has been that as exciting as this news is, it is in many ways also profoundly… Continue reading

Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Moved to China

In my own defense I was 18 and an idiot. It was my first trip to China and I really had no clue what I was doing. I had done research, as the… Continue reading

Dear Canadians, Take a Gap Year!

A copy of Teen Vogue changed my life–seriously! I was 16 and reading their September issue which featured an article about various options one has at the start of a new scholastic calendar.… Continue reading

Christmas Overseas: Lessons Learned

I was 18 years old, in China on my gap year, and it was my first Christmas ever away from my family. I don’t know who it was harder on, me or my… Continue reading

5 Favourite Travel Books

Christmas always means two specific things for me–lots of time with the fam-jam and long car trips. The whole lot of us–uncles, aunts, cousins, assorted SOs, and pets–trek it to my Grandmother’s house… Continue reading

A Little Bit of Me

I’ve always been a seeker of some kind. I thrive on those stories of the individual that takes a chance, leaving the normal world behind and ultimately finding something amazing, both about themself… Continue reading

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