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A Weekend in Jail | Hi-Ottawa Jail Hostel

During my short time in Ottawa, I decided to stay in the Hi-Ottawa Jail Hostel.  The building was a jail prior to becoming a hostel and housed murderers, thieves and all kinds of other types of criminals.  Throw public executions into the mix and no wonder the building is considered one of the most haunted… Continue reading A Weekend in Jail | Hi-Ottawa Jail Hostel

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A few days in Ontario | Day 2: Toronto

Day 2 in Toronto was much drier than the first, although the skies were still grey until about mid-afternoon.  But I wasn't going to let this stop me and headed down to the harbourfront to rent a bike from Wheel Excitement.  Initially, I wanted to bike to Scarborough Bluffs since I thought that there was a… Continue reading A few days in Ontario | Day 2: Toronto

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A few days in Ontario | Day 1: Toronto

After years of thinking, wishing and talking about it, airfares finally dipped low enough and I caught the plane from Vancouver, B.C. to Toronto, Ontario.  If you're wondering why I didn't buy the VIA150 train pass, well.... I'm working a very exciting job over the summer and will not be able to use it anyways.… Continue reading A few days in Ontario | Day 1: Toronto

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Photo Story | Château de Versailles, 2016

Here are a few photos of my visit to the Palace of Versailles in France.  Aside from the huge crowds, I remember being completely speechless as to how big and magnificent this place was....  Being back in school makes me reminisce about travelling so much. - Alexis

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Travel | Oahu, Hawaii 2016

Every time I travel, I tell myself that I'm going to record my adventures in the form of some sort of writing, either a notebook or blog, but it seems as though the only thing I record anything with is a camera.  But it's okay, one picture speaks a thousand words right? I've wanted to… Continue reading Travel | Oahu, Hawaii 2016

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My First Ever Free Upgrade to Business Class

I was sitting at the gate, savouring my last few minutes of free wifi and catching pokemon when I heard "Alexis Chan, we are giving you a seat in business class" on the PA system.  And as I looked up from my phone, a path lit up with flight attendants on each side blowing trumpets… Continue reading My First Ever Free Upgrade to Business Class