I’m in love with my home and native land. Canada is such a vast and beautiful place. From the shores of Nova Scotia to the tundras of the Yukon, it’s eclectic, expansive, and absolutely breathtaking. Unfortunately, like many Canadians, I don’t get around to seeing it as much as I would like to. That being […]Read more "Halifax, Nova Scotia"
Last night, Nick and I went to see the National Ballet of Canada’s rendition of Romeo & Juliet. I’ve never seen this Shakespearean tragedy performed onstage, but it has long inspired choreographers to adapt it for the ballet medium. We’re fortunate to live only two blocks away from the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing […]Read more "Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou, Romeo?"
My first order of business, whenever I re-locate to (or merely visit) a new city, is to find all the good places for a cup of joe. This has been my mission since my barista, coffee connoisseur, and coffee shop owner cousin temporarily lived with us when I was in high school. I started drinking […]Read more "The never-ending hunt for good coffee"
Ten signs you are in fact a hipster: 1. Your new haircut resembles that of Dan Humphrey in the final season of Gossip Girl. 2. You wear a beanie in the summertime. 3. You’ve recently started your career as a professional blogger, and you thrive on posting photos of all the ways you can style […]Read more "Are You a Hipster?"
“I want to go places and see people. I want my mind to grow. I want to live where things happen on a big scale.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Ice Palace There are endless reasons why I consider New Zealand my spiritual homeland, many of which I’ve overzealously documented in this very blog. And lately, […]Read more "New Zealand: My Spiritual Homeland"
Here in Toronto, we’ve just experienced our very first snow day of 2013. On Friday morning, I awoke to my own personal snow globe. Outside the large windows of my apartment, our bustling city streets were calmer than I’d ever seen them and covered in glistening powder. My Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook accounts blew up […]Read more "Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but darling you look so delightful!"
Our month in South Africa started out in the glorious Mother City of Cape Town. Cape Town is the second largest city in SA, and the largest in the Western Cape. My sister, Stephanie has been living with my SA/NZ friend, Adrian since her arrival in August. Natalie and I were able to stay at […]Read more "Cape Town"