• Abroad,  Travel Tips

    My Favorite Travel Pack

    A year ago I was in the market for a new travel backpack. You know, for those random European excursions and last-minute carry-on bag-only trips. With a tenancy to be neurotic, I had no problem spending my time researching… and researching… and researching for the perfect pack that would fit all my needs while remaining petite enough for my small frame to carry around without keeling over. When I say I spent time researching, I’m talking about two months reading reviews, asking questions, visiting stores, checking out materials, and beyond. I told you, neurotic. Thankfully, I am an online shopper, for the most part, so I am used to reading…

  • 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…