Camping in Jasper National Park

Long time no speak! I'm back, for anyone that's still out there. Seven weeks in Canada and I finally feel like I've got my little Canadian life in order so I thought it was time to hit the Macbook and start blogging again... Is there anything more wonderful than that first blissful shower you take [...]

I moved to Canada!

I did it! I moved to Canada. I'm only three days in but the hard part is over...(I hope). You know the goodbyes will be hard, but you never realise how tough they actually are until you're walking through security at the airport, the first moment of complete solitude, blinded by your own tears. I [...]

Travel to heal

On a sunny Monday afternoon at Heathrow last summer, I found myself gazing out of a plane window feeling like the weight of the world had been lifted off of my shoulders and dropped into the palm of my hands ready to be explored. A moment which usually would be accompanied by a bundle of [...]

Grateful for where I’m at, excited about where I’m going

I had a two hour train journey home from work Thursday evening, I'd finished my book, was full of coffee and there was a plug socket right next to me. This meant it was time to write. I've been thinking a lot lately about what it actually means to 'live in the moment'. Naturally, as [...]

How to apply for a Canadian working holiday visa

If you're thinking about applying for a Canadian working holiday permit you might get a little stumped throughout the application process, it's not as simple as getting an Australian or NZ visa (as far as I've heard) so here's a little how-to blog to ease the process. The whole process is done through International Experience [...]