And So She Joins The Vancouver Exodus

You may remember my article about the Vancouver Exodus. Yes, THAT article. Why I Am Ready To Join The Vancouver Exodus, better known by the version republished by Vancity Buzz, The Great Vancouver Exodus, Why I’m almost ready to leave the city. I wrote that article shortly after a 6-month solo trip across Europe, which culminated in my […]

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A Lifetime of Suitcases and Cardboard Boxes

“I don’t want to own anything until I find a place where me and things go together. I’m not quite sure where that is just yet. But I know what it’s like…It’s like Tiffany’s. […] It calms me down right away, the quietness and the proud look of it; nothing very bad could happen to […]

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Why I Am Ready To Join The Vancouver Exodus

Or, Why I Am On The Brink of Becoming An Expat It was one of those Sundays in early January when you wake up to bright, stark sunlight streaming through your blinds. My fellow Vancouverites might know the one. It’s been grey and dreary for months. You open your curtains to a brave new world and see, […]

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A 200 Square Foot Cabin Called Home

I met my friend on a hot day outside of a train station an hour west of Rome. He is a First Officer for Royal Caribbean and one of the perks of being friends with sailors is that they will take you cruising with them for essentially free (although you may end up in their cabin if […]

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Last Thoughts At The Airport Before Leaving On A Jet Plane

Rather a Boeing 777…and not knowing when I’ll be back again. So I’m really leaving. After years of itching to travel again and months of anticipation starting when I bought tickets to Tomorrowland in February, I’m finally here. At the airport. Waiting for my flight to Europe. I’m ecstatic, terrified, and sad at the same […]

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My Next Adventure Abroad

Living with Needle Butt is both and blessing and a curse. It’s mid-morning, late-March and the early spring sun is wavering behind scattered clouds, shifting the light in my living room between shade and sunlight. My hands are shaking. I just typed in my credit card details and, after hovering my mouse arrow over the large bright blue […]

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