Category: Me

The Big Three-Zero.

It’s my 30th birthday! I know turning 30 can be scary for some. I understand it. It signals an end to the carefree fun and excitement that often defines being a twentysomething. Entering into your 20’s generally gives… Read More

Travel as a Fitness Motivator & The Long Road Home

I’ve been debating writing this post for awhile now. In the last two and a half months, I’ve lost 30 pounds. Each time someone notices, they ask me, “What’s your secret?” It feels like every time I turn… Read More

Who goes and gets a tattoo just because they dreamt they had it??

I do, of course. Last December, I went a got a second tattoo. I had this dream earlier this year that I was at a tattoo parlour, looking back over my shoulder into a large mirror, admiring a… Read More

Almost Topical

It’s less than a month away until I’ll be getting on a plane to go back to Jordan. I can’t say I pack this way, but I think it’s been tempting for everyone. There’s always that thing you… Read More

The End of Solo Travel

As I’m about to leave Bulgaria and head back home, I have something to confess: I’m done with solo travel. It’s not that it hasn’t been fun or that I haven’t learned a lot from it, it’s just… Read More

A Padlock Kept Us Apart, but Wild Horses Couldn’t Keep Me Away

There’s a little monastery right near the cliffs of Emona. It’s old and lovely and was unfortunately locked. But I wanted to see the inside, so I put those monkey arms I was born with into good use… Read More

Coffee Yogurt

When I was little – and I mean like, four – my favourite treat was a cup of coffee yogurt. Don’t worry, I turned out okay. Right? Finding coffee yogurt was easy in Montreal. I clearly wasn’t the… Read More

Body Art

It’s no secret that I’m in love with my tattoo. I’ve had it for two years now and I’m still as happy about my choice as I was the day I got it. Naturally, I want more. Everyone… Read More

Dreams.

Last night, I went out for shisha with Stephanie to Cafe Med. I was telling her about how I just got a new computer and am in the process of moving all my files over. Along the way,… Read More

Staring Contests

I am being watched. Constantly. There are whispers and hushed voices and the never ending feeling of being watched. No, I haven’t finally lost it (though the mosquito population is doing its best to see that I do),… Read More