Beautiful Beijing – Day 1- Just Arrived!

Ottawa-Toronto Toronto-Beijing Total travel time with transfers and layover= 26 hours My first flight to Toronto was quick and painless,

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Press Trip Prep- #China

I am off on my first press trip to…. China! I am very grateful to Picvoyage for the recommendation and will

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A Lesson in Gratitude

Here in Canada, we have just celebrated Thanksgiving. A chance to reflect on all the things of value in your life,

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10 Unexpected Things I Miss About Being A Teacher

When I was little I used to line my toys up and take attendance. We would sing morning hymns and

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Date Night In Ottawa

Our toddler was having a sleepover at his grandparents’ house this weekend, so we hit Ottawa’s Little Italy for a

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Manuscript Interrupted

My novel writing challenge was a big fat fail. I didn’t finish writing my novel in 3 months. I did

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The Algarve With Toddler In Tow

We survived our flights, including the return journey which featured a 5-hour layover, resulting in a total travel time of

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Flying With A Toddler

We are about to take a 9-hour transatlantic flight with a toddler. I am quite disappointed that they haven’t invented

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Pros And Cons Of Elopement

Wedding planning can be stressful and costly. If you’re in love with your fiancé but not in love with traditional

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All Aboard For A Pirate Adventure!

Mooney’s bay park has been getting a lot of national attention as of late when it was announced that it will

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