A winter trip to Edinbrrr (Edinburgh).

For the holidays I was surprised with a trip to Scotland! I have been to Europe multiple times within the last few years yet Scotland was never on my list, however, after a week there I was surprised as to why not. My middle name is Skye, and therefore my friend surprised me with a trip to the Scottish Highlands – the isle of Skye. … Continue reading A winter trip to Edinbrrr (Edinburgh).

Mykonos: A home away from home

“Kalimera (ΚΑΛΙΜΕΡΑ)”. Something I hear everyday here. A genuine smile and the confident utterance of the simplest and most common phrase in a person’s language can endear you to them immediately. This simple ‘hello’ became the initiator of some amazing friendships and connections in a foreign country that quickly became home in my heart.  Mykonos can be a daunting experience to newcomers. The whitewashed buildings and … Continue reading Mykonos: A home away from home

Mourne Mountais & Mind Over Matter

I recently just came back from another Europe trip, where Dublin, Ireland was my first destination. Within 24 hours of my arrival, I had all my money, VISAS and my passport stolen. I had absolutely nothing, and yet still had my whole trip ahead of me. I had to stay an extra day in Dublin as a result for waiting for my temporary passport. Though … Continue reading Mourne Mountais & Mind Over Matter

Sand Dunes of Manitoba: A Summer getaway

“Every dreamer knows that it is entirely possible to be homesick for a place you’ve never been to, perhaps more homesick than for familiar ground.” -Judith Thurman I have a few friends who like me are always craving an adventure, even if it means a simple weekend getaway. Last August, we decided to drive out West, and man did we ever stumble upon something great. … Continue reading Sand Dunes of Manitoba: A Summer getaway

But where is there to hike in Winterpeg?

Manitoba is well-known for the prairies, for being flat. My friends and I have realized that it is possible to find good hikes here, you just have to look for them. Especially when Winnipeg goes from -40 to -8, it is wise to take advantage of the weather and explore the outdoors. This weekend, my friend and I took her dog and headed out to … Continue reading But where is there to hike in Winterpeg?