I’m listening to Taylor Swift’s Red album, watching youtube videos about how to properly snowshoe, because I am going snowshoeing in the morning. That is what you do here in Vancouver; when you can’t hike the trails in the North Shore Mountains, you snowshoe them. I probably should go to bed soon, but here I … More 2018
I needed to get outside and enjoy the fall weather so I packed up my laptop and took a stroll down Granville Street. I still consider myself new to Vancouver so I want to take advantage of afternoons like this and explore little hidden gems in my neighbourhood. I holed myself up in a new … More I have to pinch myself sometimes
The procrastination of paper writing begins. My first graduate school assignment is due next week and I am trying to kill my bad writing habits (using the thesaurus TOO much and using passive voice). Grammarly can only be so helpful. To provide a quick update of my life in Vancouver, September has been all about … More New seasons, new changes
Hello from Vancouver! It is has been almost three weeks since my one-way ticket brought me to the westernmost province of Canada. In these three weeks, I went from homeless to having a home, no furniture, to an IKEA look alike, and no sense of routine to walking everywhere in my Lululemon gear. It was … More Living three hours behind
As I browse through my gazillion pictures from our European Escapade, it already feels like forever ago that I was cruising on a boat from Amalfi to Positano. After our Contiki tour came to an end we took a flight from Paris to Rome to meet my parents who were going to accompany us on … More Motherland part 2
The wait is over!! I was beginning to freak out. Just ask any one of my friends. In the middle of March, I literally started googling “acceptance to grad school” stumbled across this blog about Grad School Purgatory The Grad Student Blog and her positive story about receiving her acceptance helped for maybe 5 minutes before my … More Grad School Purgatory is finally over!
I figure I should dedicate my first post to where it all began — Canada 150. Like many others who had the idea to explore their own country to celebrate the sesquicentennial milestone of our beautiful country, I made sure my ideas turned into actions. I traveled east then west, then west and back east … More The travel bug bit me in Canada