• Abroad

    Adventures in Old York and Montreal  

    When planning your journey to leave the country, for the first time (ever) most usually thinks, “I’ll backpack Europe!” “Fly to Asia!” “Cabo here I come!” For me it was a little bit different. I have never step foot outside of the United States. I’ve been to Hawaii, New York, Florida and currently reside in California; however taking the next step of actually becoming a “traveler” hadn’t happened. I decided to break the cycle of staying close to home when I was generously invited to travel to Canada, along with my boyfriend, Chris, by some great friends who have now become family. Talks of the trip began when our friend’s…

  • Abroad

    Update from Ontario, Canada!  

    A quick post for your Monday, since I have neglected my blog while traveling in Ontario, here’s a summary of my trip. The weather is absolutely amazing; I truly believe the California sun followed us here, with a high of 24 degrees (celsius) we have been wearing jeans and tank tops throughout our travels.  We explored a rural town called Stouffville where we are staying with our amazing friends, which they nicknamed “Slow-Ville”, however it is incredibly charming and beautiful with all of it’s cornfields, green fields and trees which have begun to change color as Autumn creeps in. We spent a day running around Toronto, which has a New…