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…

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FabFitFun: A Review

I have ordered numerous subscription boxes over the past few years and I can say with complete confidence that FabFitFun is the best one out there so far….

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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…

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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…

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Syrian Refugees: A Journey

Refugees in Western Media 2011 saw the dawn of a new age of war. The people of the Syrian Arab Republic fell victim to a government retaliation against not only those who opposed the rules of the dictatorship, but the general population of the country. Specifically, east Aleppo has been under fire of barrel bombs…

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Makeup Favorites: Drugstore & Designer

  I use numerous different brands and try to constantly and consistently alternate between products. These are most of the basic products I use on a regular basis; what I like and what I might want to improve. Ted Baker Makeup Bag: I have SO MANY pouches and make-up bags but I have a few requirements…

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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…

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Electro Dermal Allergy Test: My Experience

What is the Electro Dermal Allergy Test: this is a non-invasive allergy test. I don’t know a lot about it or really how it works but this is what I understood; there are tiny currents passed through your body while holding a metal rod in one hand, and having your finger pricked by another. These currents,…

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How to Survive: Living Alone

Here are some lifestyle tips for those, both in and out of university, who are trying to find their footing without family or familiar surroundings. I have lived by myself, with my brother, since June of 2015 and i have learned a lot. Some of those lessons others can alter and apply to hopefully make…

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Welcome 2017

  So… 2017… here you are… FINALLY! My god, did you take long enough? 2016 was a hard year. But it stressed the importance in finding positivity within a not-so-positive present. While being sad, exhausted and mentally drained by difficult surroundings and/or daily hardship – experienced by you or others – there is true emotional…

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