One of the best things about completing an internship is actually having articles and clippings to add to one’s portfolio. Having studied English and Writing Studies, I definitely did A LOT of writing in my undergrad days. Unfortunately, (or maybe fortunately?) none of it was published, other than a few self-published portfolios for creative writing […]Read more "Intern Nation"
Yesterday was the last day of my internship at Ottawa Magazine and Where Ottawa, which has got me thinking about the next item on my agenda, my mini-trip to New Zealand. I’m spending this rainy Saturday cleaning up my apartment and packing my bags for springtime in New Zealand. Here are a few pieces that […]Read more "Up & Away: In her suitcase"
Ottawa Fashion Week took place last week in Little Italy at Sala San Marco. As an Ottawa Magazine intern, I was fortunate to be able to take part in the festivities! One of my assignments entailed writing a behind-the-scenes article on OFW’s creative director, Bruno Racine. I shadowed him a week before the OFW kick-off. […]Read more "Ottawa Fashion Week: In Photos"
“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald Isn’t that beauty of it? Autumn, wherever in the world you may be, is quite spectacular. It’s a time for change, for renewal and for new experiences. It’s a time to put away our cut-off shorts and sundresses, our […]Read more "Reasons to Love Autumn in Ottawa"
Greetings from our nation’s capital: Ottawa! I have recently embarked on a new editorial journey with Ottawa Magazine and Where Ottawa, and there is already much to report! It all happened so fast, I barely had time to blink – or to find an apartment. Despite having spent two and a half years in Auckland, […]Read more "Prairie Girl Takes on ONTARIO."
Ever since Elizabeth Gilbert released her bestselling novel, Eat, Pray, Love with a movie deal to boot, everyone’s been abuzz with the intention of quitting their day job and jet setting around the world. I’m no stranger to this philosophy, in fact, I experienced my quarter-life crisis a bit earlier than most. At the age […]Read more "Southeast Asia: Bali, Indonesia"
Having lived in New Zealand for two and a half years, I finally ventured to Southeast Asia this April with my cousin, Lucia and a friend from British Columbia. We all fell in love with the sights, sounds and smells of Malaysia and Indonesia. The following are some of our favourite aspects of exploring Kuala […]Read more "Kuala Lumpur, Man vs. Nature"