Around 4 years ago, I found a picture of Lake Louise online. I didn’t know where it was at the time but the photo kept coming up on my social media over and over again. It looked like the most beautiful place ever and when I found out where it was, I told myself I’d […]
A while ago I shared a post about my depression while travelling from when I first got to Canada. I wanted to admit that this was a watered-down version of how bad I actually felt because although I wanted to share my experiences, I didn’t want to worry people back home. Here is a note that I […]
Two weeks ago I arrived in a tiny little village called Charette, in Quebec. I briefly mentioned this in my last post but as my life is a series of hilarious/unfortunate events, I thought it’d be fun to write about what actually happened.
When I first considered using a work exchange website, I scoured the internet looking for other bloggers who had used them. I wanted to know what to expect and whether or not the sites were worth the money. The 3 main work exchange websites I know of are Work Away, WWOOF International (farm work) and […]
Today I leave my friend’s place in Trois Rivieres to move to a small village close by for my first Help X experience. If you don’t know what that is, it’s a short-term exchange programme. I’ll help them with cleaning and cooking in return for free accommodation and food. I’ll be there until the 12th […]
Right now I’m on the ferry back to Vancouver to catch my flight to Quebec. Being on this ferry again is reminding me of how depressed I felt when coming to Victoria two months ago (read here). Fortunately, I now feel like a completely different person to the one who wrote that post.
The minute I Googled “things to do in Victoria” earlier this year I was instantly set on going so I could visit Butchart Gardens. When I arrived here in March I discovered the entrance fee was $30 and kept telling myself I’d go later, mainly cause I’m so stingy. But on Saturday I realised I […]