2019 was an interesting year both personally and professionally. In many ways, it felt like an entire lifetime.
Toronto is a hotbed for overachievers; those who rationalize being overworked and sleep-deprived. We're New Yorkers in training, in a city that's on the verge of growing up without any real identity. While I appreciate ambition, especially in these ever-crucial years, I don't understand why we're encouraging each other to work longer and harder without [...]
Last night, a light went out in the world. South Africa lost its greatest son, Madiba, one of the most courageous and profoundly good human beings this world has ever known. The world was truly fortunate to have Nelson Mandela for 95 years, and his legacy is the peaceful South Africa we see today. In [...]
Chicago's been on my list of must-see cities since my family visited (sans moi) a few years ago. Granted, I was living in New Zealand at the time, so passing up on a few North American trips didn't seem like such a big deal. Nevertheless, I'm looking forward to visiting the Windy City! I'm especially [...]
There's something incredible about returning home after being away for a long period of time. I was recently back in Saskatchewan for the first time since relocating to Toronto. Oddly enough, I came home more frequently when I lived in New Zealand. I'm not sure why I haven't been home. Perhaps it's been because of [...]
It appears I have the attention span of a goldfish. After starting a travel blog at the end of 2010, following my first semester at the University of Auckland, I discarded la vie en tie-dye after two pitiful posts. Two posts. It's not that I haven't had a lot to write about. In fact, even I can barely keep [...]