Spring in High Park

You know spring is just around the corner when cherry blossoms paint the landscape pink ūüôā


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


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

Around Vancouver

Escape to St. Marks Summit

  To be honest, I was never a huge fan of snowshoeing. ¬†But sometimes, in order to escape to a winter wonderland, there is no other choice. ¬†Although it's not quite Narnia, St. Mark's Summit on Cypress Mountain is as close as it gets with its majestic blanketed trees and nearly untouched white snow. ¬†There's… Continue reading Escape to St. Marks Summit


Photo Story | Ch√Ęteau 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


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

My Thoughts

Why I don’t regret taking 1+ year off school

While scrolling through my facebook feed, I see people graduating left, right and centre. ¬†Some are finding "real" jobs, others are going onto master's programs and here I am, still slaving away at my undergrad. ¬†I could have joined the graduation crew too... if I had not not been in school for the past 15,… Continue reading Why I don’t regret taking 1+ year off school