A while ago I shared a post about my depression when I first got to Canada. Read here. I wanted to admit that this was a watered-down version of how bad I actually felt because although I wanted to share my experiences, I didn’t want to worry people back home. Here is a note that […]
So I couchsurfed for the first time this week and unfortunately it wasn’t the best experience. The guy tried to get with me, I felt really uncomfortable and had to leave 2 days earlier than I planned.
I’m forever telling people not to listen to the media/others and to go see a country for themselves- most places are safe if you use common sense. But when a guy I know asked why I was afraid to go to Jamaica I realised I was being a hypocrite. So last week, when I saw […]
I’ve been feeling pretty uninspired lately and wasn’t sure what to write about this week as I haven’t been up to a whole lot. So I thought instead of forcing myself to write, I’d just do another Q&A tag. (see my travel one here)
The minute I Googled “things to do in Victoria” earlier this year I was instantly set on going so I could visit Butchart Gardens. When I arrived here in March I discovered the entrance fee was $30 and kept telling myself I’d go later, mainly cause I’m so stingy. But on Saturday I realised I […]
Last week a friend and I decided that instead of our usual alcohol-fuelled weekly meet up, we would be “healthy” and go for a hike. When I say healthy, I mean getting out of breath after 3 seconds of walking and going to eat cake and fries afterwards.
10 reasons why you should make 2017 the year for travel.
In May this year I was finally off to work abroad. I’d received an IEC working holiday visa just a few weeks before and I felt like this trip was going to give me the freedom I’d been dreaming of my whole life. I’d just quit the job I’d held for 7 years, sold my […]