9 Things to Consider Before Becoming an Au Pair

Say it ain’t so: you can actually live in a foreign land and travel the world by hanging out with kids all day? Who wouldn’t sign on the dotted line? But what a lot of people have trouble understanding is that being an Au Pair is much more than fairy cakes and face painting. I’ve … Continue reading 9 Things to Consider Before Becoming an Au Pair

Music, Memory and Creating Better Travel Experiences

One of the most essential things you can bring with you on an epic adventure of self-discovery? Music. When I was living abroad, I made a playlist of all the music that reminded me of Ireland. From U2 and Kodaline to Dropkick Murphys and even Omi, each song held a particular significance for me. What’s … Continue reading Music, Memory and Creating Better Travel Experiences

17 Packing Hacks When Travelling Abroad

Travelling is one of the most exhilarating, life-changing experiences you can ever have. It’s an intoxicating way to connect with the world around you, to challenge your limits, see what you’re made of, and explore the most magnificent wonders this world has to offer. But traveling isn’t without its challenges. Learning to pack smart is … Continue reading 17 Packing Hacks When Travelling Abroad

For Anyone Who’s Ever Been Screwed by an Airline

In the past year alone, I’ve been on twelve different planes through five different airlines. On some of these journeys, I got just the right staff and just the right accommodations, with a dash of good timing and a hint of luck. Others, not so much. Such is life, it happens. And though I understand … Continue reading For Anyone Who’s Ever Been Screwed by an Airline

Home Is Where The Heart Is

I was raised in a small community called Havelock, New Brunswick, Canada. I’ve lived here, in the same house, for eighteen years of my life. I’ve gone to school here, I spent my childhood here, I experienced life here; this is my home. I went to Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. I’ve lived … Continue reading Home Is Where The Heart Is