The Gift of Giving

With the holiday season quickly approaching (I know, I know - 2018 has flown by!), many people are beginning to think about gifts. My parents asked me for my Christmas list just the other day, and I've slowly been compiling a mental note of what I want to give my family and friends. Personally, I... Continue Reading →


Prioritize Self-Care for Health & Happiness

The importance of self-care is often overlooked, but it's something that affects all aspects of a person's life. People lead busy lives, I get that. But in order to be as happy and healthy as possible, self-care must fit into the schedule. I think it's all-the-more beneficial to practice self-care when you're especially busy or... Continue Reading →

Close-To-Home Travels 

My passion for international travel can sometimes mean that my attention is focused too much on the future - what 14 hour flight I'll be taking next, the hundreds of places I want to explore and the endless cultures I want to immerse myself in, when I'll have the time and money to take off... Continue Reading →

The Power of Meaningful Travel 

Let's get something straight right away: I am a strong advocate for travel, period. I am a believer in the power of travel - to transform lives, breed goodness, teach like no other, and more. My experiences, which words or photos cannot ever fully capture, provide a glimpse into the power of travel for myself... Continue Reading →

From Riches to Rags

Homes made of scavenged sheets of galvanized metal and dirt floors, one room large. No indoor plumbing. Narrow streets littered with trash. Wages just high enough to avoid being deemed slave labour. Babies lying under mosquito nets drinking sugar-water to look like they're alive. Fireworks being set off, weekly, to entertain resort guests, while families... Continue Reading →

Save the Bees

A while back, Cheerios launched a campaign to help raise awareness about the importance of bees - particularly honey bees - and encourage people to take action against the species' dwindling population. For a while, the company would even have wildflower seeds sent to you for free, in the hopes that they would be planted... Continue Reading →

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