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

Visas, as in the Documents, not the Cards

My currently, soon to be former, job is actually as a visa coordinator for a travel company. Essentially what that means is I spend my days helping people traveling with us get the… 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

Exploring Venice during Carnival

It is a strange reality that the last time I lived in China I actually ended up learning more Italian than I did Chinese. My room mate was Italian, the majority of my… Continue reading

Shanghai: Past, Present, and Future

Something that I really love about Shanghai is that you can simply turn down a different street and end up somewhere that feels like a whole new city. Many of the main roads… Continue reading

The Usual Suspects: What’s in my Toiletries Kit

When I was a kid we’d head up to the cottage every few weekends, and even when I was in university I found myself traveling back to my parents place at least once… Continue reading

Costa Rica a Packing List

When I first stated looking at Costa Rica as a destination, I really knew very little about the country. Also, this trip was going to be a very active trip where we’d be… Continue reading

Costa Rica: Day 12 San Jose & Departure

At least the morning started slow. Since it wasn’t a long trip from Manuel Antonio back to San Jose, we didn’t head out until closer to noon. Instead we started the day back… Continue reading

Costa Rica: Day 11 Manuel Antonio

It was still raining when we woke up which fit perfectly for the feeling in the group that morning. People thrown together in close quarters for a long time will eventually clash. That… Continue reading

Costa Rica: Day 10 Manuel Antonio

Sarah and most of the group went surfing that morning, I slept in. It was glorious. I took a long shower, had a leisurely breakfast and then those of us who had opted… Continue reading

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