What to do in London: A Guide for Every Interest

After nine or so months of living here, I can definitely say that London is one of my favourite cities in the world. There is so much to offer, whether you’re looking for a chilled out day exploring castles or a bustling night out on the town, London has got the perfect thing for you!…

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Canadian Thanksgiving Abroad

Canadian Thanksgiving is something that I love to celebrate each year. Though both Canadian and American Thanksgiving have morphed into seemingly identical holidays celebrated during different months of the year, the root of the holiday differs a bit more than would be generally assumed. Originally, Canadian “Thanksgiving” was more of a frequent celebration associated with…

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Autumn 2018 Bucket List

Tomorrow is the official first day of autumn! It’s my favourite time of year and I can’t wait to get out there and do all the fun, cozy, spooky, and adventurous activities the season has to offer. Autumn is a great time to get out there and try new things as the weather is mild…

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A Week in France

As you may have seen, if you follow along with my Instagram, I’ve spent the last week in France with my mom and husband. It was a fantastic trip, I loved every minute of it, but it definitely took a lot of planning to be sure it all went smoothly! For any of you who…

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A Carry-On Packing Guide

Packing to go on a trip can be incredibly stressful if you aren’t prepared. Some of my long-time friends will tell you that when I was younger, I was the ultimate over-packer. I would bring five different bags with me for a sleepover, dragged three large suitcases with me when I went away for a…

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A Tour of Windsor Castle

If you follow along on my instagram, you’ll know that this past weekend my husband and I went to Windsor Castle! As another building operated by the Royal Collection Trust, it is open to the public on certain dates each year, and since it is a short train ride away from the heart of London,…

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A Tour of Buckingham Palace

When my husband and I moved to London, we never expected we would be able to see past the gates of Buckingham Palace – but we were completely wrong! Shortly after we arrived in London, we found out that during the time in late summer when Her Majesty The Queen is away, Buckingham Palace opens…

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Three Day Ottawa Getaway

This week, Jake and I spent a few days in our nation’s capital – Ottawa. Neither of us had been to Ottawa in over a decade (not very patriotic of us) so we wanted to go back as adults and see what the city had to offer. We ended up falling head over heels in…

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Summer 2018 Bucket List

Yesterday was the first official day of summer and I’m excited to get outside and enjoy the amazing weather! I’m someone who’s often at risk for making big plans for myself and then saying “not yet” forever, so I thought I’d create a summer bucket list for 2018 to kick my butt in gear and…

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Seven Staycation Ideas

This year has been the year of saving for my husband and I. We’re planning to go on a beautiful vacation to the Amalfi coast next year for our second wedding anniversary but that means that this year we’re being extra frugal and not travelling anywhere (aside from the occasional weekend away). But that doesn’t…

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