DAY 3 Guided Glacier Walk at Solheimajokull and exploring Kirkjubaejarklaustur We didn't have too much planned today but our guided glacier walk with Extreme Island from 11am-2pm. Meeting location was at the Solheimajokull parking lot that has a small cafe, a huge lot, and a big yellow school bus which was our specific meeting spot. … Continue reading Southern Iceland Roadtrip Part 2: Exploring Glaciers and Vatnajokull National Park
Iceland has been on the top of my list since I made the move to London a year ago. After a lot of planning with my friend from back home, we made Iceland a reality for us. This was probably the hardest trip to plan and after many, many hours scoping the internet for all … Continue reading Southern Iceland Roadtrip Part 1: Chasing Waterfalls
I have been thinking lately about what kind of traveller I am, and I've come to the realisation that I simply could not singlehandedly label myself as a specific type of traveller. Don't get my wrong, I love doing those silly buzzfeed quizzes where you can answer a series of questions and find out what … Continue reading What kind of traveller are you?
In August, I went on my longest backpacking trip to date. It was only 6 nights, but it was quite the challenge compared to my usual day hikes and 2 nighters at the most. I have been wanting to do Besseggen Ridge, which is one of the most famous hikes to do in Norway for … Continue reading 6 day Backpacking Trip in Jotunheimen National Park, Norway
Hey friends, i know it's been awhile. Basically, I spent July and and the beginning of August back at home and then I have travelling around until the start of September. I miss home dearly and I am already anticipating my next trip back to Vancouver next year. I seriously cannot get enough of this … Continue reading My 5 Summer Vancouver Hikes
So I am going home on Wednesday! It will officially have been 9 months and 12 days away from home. It really does feel surreal because I had this return flight booked since last summer. The date was always in the back of my mind, June 28th, 2017. As silly as this sounds, it was … Continue reading Finally Going Home and Summer Plans!
Hello friends! I am currently relaxing at home in 31 degrees celsius heat in London. I am heading home in a week and I am so excited for all the hikes I will be doing! To get myself back into hiking, I went to Peak District National Park about 3 weeks ago for a quick … Continue reading Peak District National Park: Kinder Cross hiking
This was probably one of my favourite days spent in Barcelona. We started off the day with some original churros and dulce de leche churros before embarking on our journey to Montserrat. We had to take the metro to Placa Espanya from the Gothic Quarter and then we had to take the R5. At Placa … Continue reading Montserrat Daytrip
My trip to Barcelona of course involved a visit to several of Antoni Gaudi's masterpieces. I knew that Park Guell and Sagrada Familia were a definite must visit despite the expensive admission price, but I can firmly say it was definitely worth it! On the other hand, I knew that I also wanted to visit … Continue reading Antoni Gaudi’s Masterpieces
I remember as a child I always fathomed about moving abroad for university and then that opportunity passed and I was still living at home, in my comfort zone in the South Side of Vancouver, Canada. Then it became my interest for volunteering abroad in some third world country because the unknown excited me and … Continue reading My Truths As An Expat