That was 26

I am feeling a little nostalgic for the 26th year of my life. So much happened in my 26th lap around the sun. I started the year surrounded by my closest friends and family having delicious food and drinks. This girl in this picture had no idea what was ahead of her. All she knew … More That was 26

Prague and Salzburg

Hi everyone! Krista here, on the travelling bus our Italian bus driver Paolo has named “Chicco”. We are travelling through the Austrian Alps after the last three days exploring Prague, Czech Republic and Salzburg, Austria. Arriving in Prague was truly breathtaking. We took in the views overlooking the city at the Prague Castle and St. … More Prague and Salzburg

Dear Hamilton

My dearest Hamilton what can I say. We have been in a relationship for 26 years now, one where I call you my home. Hamilton is where I was born, where I grew up, went to school and started building a life I enjoyed. A big part of my identity surrounds McMaster. McMaster, the university … More Dear Hamilton

Baboons are allowed in the restaurant, monkeys are not allowed in our tent

As we pack our backpacks full of dirty clothes and souvenirs, a family of monkeys tried to enter our tent only to be scared away by the screeches and screams of three sunburnt Canadian girls. Now we are overanxiously listening to every move they make as they move like acrobats from one tent to the … More Baboons are allowed in the restaurant, monkeys are not allowed in our tent

3 Canadians + Charles our safari guide = personalized safari

Today begins our safari journey through Kenya. We have spent the last day and a half at the gorgeous Residences at Karen a golf and country club fit for royalty. We had our own personal cottage with stone and vaulted ceilings, a full shower with water pressure and an always flushing toilet. After two weeks … More 3 Canadians + Charles our safari guide = personalized safari

If you take me on a date, there won’t be a second if you take me to an Indian restaurant

The restaurant at our guest house specializes in Indian food. Unfortunately for me, my stomach does not like spicy food. Everyone has tried to order something different every evening in hopes of it being an appetizing meal. Some winners around the table have been vegetable curry, and lentil soup. I finally found a winner on … More If you take me on a date, there won’t be a second if you take me to an Indian restaurant