Monthly Archives: May 2013

Time to go Vegan?

I just spent two weeks visiting my aunt in San Francisco (one week in February on my way to Australia, and one week in May on my way back home to Canada).  Since I was born, she has always lived across the continent from the rest of our family, so I didn’t get a chance […]

Meditation Practice

In the past couple of months, I have gained an interest in, and started to practice meditation. Although I have been practicing yoga on and off for a few years, meditation has never appealed to me. The thought of sitting cross-legged for extended periods of time with my eyes closed and doing nothing sounded quite […]

My New Found Spirituality

I am currently at a crossroads in my life.  I feel like my life could go in any direction at this point, and I have no solid idea of what my next career move will be, or even where I will be living next year. After having worked very hard for three years in Japan, […]


Being from Canada and having grown up nowhere near the ocean, going to the beach is always a treat for me, especially when the weather is warm and the water is not numbingly cold. So, one of my requests to my boyfriend for my Australian trip was to visit as many beaches as possible while […]

Travels Down Under

I have been in Australia since February 28th, visiting my lovely boyfriend and his family, and going on mini-holidays around Australia.  My home-base right now is sunny Brisbane, in Queensland. Being from Canada, I feel spoiled by the amazingly warm and sunny weather, and I am so happy to have been able to escape another […]