Lake of Bays, Ontario and the Special Place it has in my Heart

  About 10 years ago, I left the Lake of Bays in Ontario, Canada for the last time. I was reflecting about my love for the memories I have for the area and I decided to re-read a piece I wrote for my old blog years ago. I decided to edit it a bit and … Continue reading Lake of Bays, Ontario and the Special Place it has in my Heart

What to know before traveling in Spain in the Summer

Spain is a fantastic place to visit. It has culture, beaches, beautiful architecture and lovely people. I'm not the only one who thinks so. Historically, Spain is one of the top tourist destinations in the world and its number one industry is tourism. A lot of people decide to come down for a visit in … Continue reading What to know before traveling in Spain in the Summer

Backpacking Basics: How to plan for your first European Adventure

In honor of summer coming in just a couple of weeks, I wanted to write a few posts for first time backpackers. While I may be a little bit late for a lot of people who have already made plans - I figured that this series could be helpful in the future. Decide on an … Continue reading Backpacking Basics: How to plan for your first European Adventure

Where have I been? Quick February and early March Update

Hello everyone! I've been missing in action for almost a month here. Where have I been? What have I been doing? Let's jump right in. New home First and foremost, I've officially moved! I'm still living in Cartagena but at last I'm living alone. It was a really interesting experience moving and definitely I have … Continue reading Where have I been? Quick February and early March Update

My Expat life: Specific Questions Answered

Intro What are some little things you have to do to "fit in"? People in Spain walk slowly, speak quickly, dress seasonally. I have definitely actively slowed down my walking. Also they use an absolute ton of emojis. Despite the totally mild weather, I'm currently wearing a giant puffy jacket. I don't have the language skills … Continue reading My Expat life: Specific Questions Answered

2019 Goals: By a Person who is NOT goal driven

Hello all! I was so stressed out about getting this post ready this week. On Wednesday, my Macbook took an absolute nosedive. Out of nowhere it just stopped working. I think I jinxed it when I wrote about how much I trusted Apple in this post. ¬†Alas! I remembered I had my old, trusty Macbook … Continue reading 2019 Goals: By a Person who is NOT goal driven

Cities that Seriously Underwhelmed Me

In the absolutely immortal words of Michael Kors, "I was underwhelmed." I'm not saying that each of these cities were awful places, just that they didn't live up to my expectations. For each of these cities, there are alternatives that, in every way that matters to me as a traveler, beat out the overhyped destination. … Continue reading Cities that Seriously Underwhelmed Me