Valentines Day

As Valentine’s Day lingers in the near future (how the hell is it February already? Wasn’t it Halloween yesterday?) some of us seem to be in some kind of hurry to find someone to love. While I don’t discourage the act of putting yourself out there and cozying up to someone, I beg you to…

An Update

I haven’t had much time to write, but I want to at least write a decently thought out blog post once a week, but today is not the day because I am tired and hungry. The update is, well… it’s rained a lot. The positive aspect of that is that it’s not snow, and they…

Let’s Talk

Mental Health is something that needs to be talked about, destigmatized, and accepted. Not only one day of the year, but every day, and not just to prove to others that you’re “part of the movement.” Destigmatizing starts not when you post a long description about your mental health story or a friends, but when…

My First Legal Bar Experience

  In Australia, they have a beautiful law that allows anyone from the age of 18 up to legally drink. In Canada, it’s 19. Being me, I never had a fake. I never borrowed friends ID’s or bought the knock off cards that every bar security gave you the look for. Having anxiety, I refused…

My First Week in Sydney

A week ago, I landed at Sydney airport and started my journey in Oz. Knowing absolutely no one except my host family, I could’ve never prepared for the loneliness I would feel, and how difficult it is to meet people.  Due to the fact that I work most of the day, I haven’t yet headed…

Why Do We Have Young Relationships?

For me, “he’s my booooyyyfrieenndd” started in grade 1. Of course, I didn’t really know what a boyfriend really was. For me, my first boyfriend was a year older than me (in grade 2), and I’m pretty sure he definitely didn’t consider me as his girlfriend. I’m not even sure he knew who I was.. But my…

The Start of Something New

As much as I wish life was as easy as High School Musical, moving to another country, let alone a continent, is difficult. Saying goodbye to family and friends for the last time before you move across the world is tough. I thought because I’m decently well travelled, it would be easy for me.. Not…

The Process of Packing

Packing and I have a love hate relationship. Depending on whether I am leaving or going, packing is always a struggle. My biggest issue is when I’m packing and I say “what if I need this?” and there I have it, my whole bedroom, in a small carry on bag. But this time I’m going…

Personal Post

Hey! This blog is about my life, my struggles, my journeys and my gap year. As you can tell, it’s not always focused on travelling and rainbows, but more often than not, it’s about real life sh*t. I am moving to Sydney, Australia on January 11th, 2016, and from that moment on, anything that is…