8 Top Tips for Flying

8 Top Tips for Flying

"... the last thing you want is to be smelling week old beef stew that has been microwaved for 5 minutes *puke face*."

A How to Guide for Travelling Alone

A How to Guide for Travelling Alone

As my upcoming trip to Iceland and London approaches, I thought it would only be appropriate to write about my experiences travelling by myself. First, let me say this; there is no shame in you travelling, and going on an adventure, by yourself. You are strong and independent, and experiencing things by yourself helps you [...]

A Wine Journal: Weekly Updates

Something Borrowed; Something New Altesino Montosoli DOCG Brunello Montalcino Tuscany, Italy The wine I had the opportunity of tasting – thanks to one of my regulars – was an Italian wine classified as Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG). According to Wine-SearcherAltesino Montosoli’s 2006 batch has an average critic score of 93/100 with an average [...]

Falafel: a Gateway to the Politicized Middle East

Falafel: a Gateway to the Politicized Middle East

Food is often described as a facet which works to bind us together, but it can often be the thing that tears people, and nations, apart. Falafel has a deep, convoluted history which includes where it originated, what ingredients are includes and how it is prepared. Due to its Middle Eastern derivation, I would argue [...]

Siberian Huskies

Siberian Huskies

Bauer is a 10 year old Siberian Husky. He was brought to us from Hungary, and lived in the United Arab Emirates with my family and I up until last year when he arrived in Toronto. He is a loving fluff-ball who is (to say the least) the light of my life. Huskies are the [...]

Staying Motivated

Staying Motivated

I am currently a student at one of the most challenging universities in North America and, I'm not going to lie, sometimes it kicks my ass. I also love writing on AspiringMarilyn but it takes work and motivation to create a post I love enough to share with you. If any readers are like me, [...]