"It's like a shitty Maldives"
Chinatown during Chinese New Year season in Singapore is one heck of a busy place, I'll tell you that much. Not only will you be seeing red because of the festive colour being quite literally everywhere, however you may also start seeing red due to the streets being so packed, that you are in skin... Continue Reading →
My first full calendar month living in Singapore has come to an end. Filled with some ups and downs, I'm definitely still adjusting to life here (but I'll make another post on that later). Throughout this month, I've learned a lot more about Singapore and the realities here that are different than back home. Similar... Continue Reading →
New country, new job, new apartment, new year. Lots of new things for 2018 and they have all got me feeling inspired! 2018 is going to be a great year. Taken inspiration from Gretchen Rubin's "Happier" Podcast, here are Eighteen Things for 2018. Less New Year's Resolutions, more....plans. Big, small, trivial, anything. 1. Take a course on... Continue Reading →
Merry Christmas everyone! I hope you all had a lovely Christmas season filled with hearty meals and time spent with loved ones. It feels unbelievable to say this was my third Christmas spent abroad in the past four years. Luckily I have two friends here in Singapore (Nat & Tom) who I met while in... Continue Reading →
2017....a strange year to say the least, perhaps for all of us. For me, it was the year I returned to Canada after spending two years in Korea. Up until that point, I felt like life had progressed in a natural way. I graduated high school, went to University. The standard route nowadays. And I... Continue Reading →
Some may have said I overpacked for my year in Korea. Heck, I even said it myself. Two overweight/oversized suitcases, one carry-on backpack, (and one steamer later....) I was ready for my year abroad. You would think after that much luggage in size and weight, (I'm surprised the zippers didn't break) that my room back home in... Continue Reading →
In a vague attempt to maintain some sort of consistency with this blog, I have decided to make a 2016 recap post, just like I did last year for 2015. 2016 may not have ended how I expected and it was not without it's challenges, but it was a darn good year. Time to reflect on... Continue Reading →