Welcome to my blog! If you came here in search of recipes, style tips, or exercise videos, I am sorry to tell you that you took a wrong turn on Broad Street, pal. However, if you are here to read the sarcastic musings of a prairie girl about life, travel and the adventures along the way, then you came to the right place!
As a first-time backpacker, there is A LOT of information available to you when researching what to bring on your first adventure. On one hand, that is great! There is SO much to read, SO much to pack and SO much information. On the other hand…there is SO much information to sift through. What is … Continue reading 6 Must-Have Items for Every First Time Backpacker
It is not a new concept that people (especially those of us from Western countries) tend to take things for granted. Now, while I could write this blog from a more serious perspective (i.e: government differences, freedom of speech, general safety etc.) I am choosing to write this from the perspective of what I know … Continue reading 7 Things I Learned to Appreciate While Travelling Asia
This weekend, we were off to Siem Reap, Cambodia for a quick two night mini-holiday! We left early in the morning and arrived at the border shortly before it opened. This turned out to be very lucky, as within two minutes of us arriving, the area was swamped with people heading into Cambodia. Despite being … Continue reading A Weekend in Cambodia
Our second week in Surin felt much more normal than our first. Slowly, but surely, all twelve of us have fallen into a routine that has ultimately made this house feel like a home away from home. We make breakfast together, we shop together, we teach each other things, and we sing, drink and dance … Continue reading Thailand: Week 2