What’s Happening in Dublin?

So it’s been a while. Winter in Ireland hasn’t disappointed and we’ve spent the past few months being blown over by gale force winds and…

The Big Trip: Amsterdam

Jetzen and I flew to Amsterdam on Easter Monday. It’s so close to London, I can’t believe it took me a full two years to…

The Big Trip: Stockholm

I left from Beauvais airport, an hour outside of Paris, to fly to Stockholm. Or rather, to Skavsta airport, 100km from Stockholm. The trip took…

The Big Trip: Paris

Fine, three weeks (and six cities) isn’t huge for some people, but it seemed like a long time for me. This trip was preceded by…

A Weekend in Berlin

Sorry, I’d been crafting that one all weekend. I know it’s lame but I needed to get it out of my system. It got down…

Snow in London

What is happening around here?!

Vancouver Does Hogmanay: New Years in Edinburgh

What happens when two girls from Vancouver find themselves in the UK over the holidays? They go to Hogmanay! Belinda and I took a four…

My Real English Christmas in Plymouth

I went home for Christmas last year. It was lovely. This year though, I decided to stay east of the Atlantic. With my visa expiring and…

Ice Skating at Somerset House

Somerset House is the most beautiful location to spend an hour trying to balance like a true Canadian — on skates! A few of us…

Guy Fawkes Night: Everybody Loves a Few Fireworks…

In Great Britain they celebrate this thing called Guy Fawkes Day. But no matter how many locals I ask, I never get a straight answer…