An Afternoon at Niagara Falls, Ontario

Niagara Falls in Ontario, Canada

An afternoon in Niagara Falls can throw you into the present as soon as you lock eyes on its magnificence. I decided to make a last minute stop into Canada again, my second in a month. This time it would be to the other side of the country, however, to Ontario where one of my best […]

A Home Away from Home in Victoria: The Oswego Hotel

The Oswego Hotel in Victoria, Canada

I rocked up in the hippie shuttle van from my last accommodation to an elegant building called The Oswego Hotel – my new home for the next two nights. At that time, I didn’t realize just how delightful my room would be, it would literally feel like a home away from home during my time in […]

The Meaning of Adventure in Victoria

Hiking at Gowlland Tod with Hike Victoria

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” – Eleanor Roosevelt I wasn’t always an adventurous soul. Or perhaps I was, but my anxiety growing up masked it well and prevented it from coming out very often. […]

My First Impressions of Victoria, Canada

My First Impressions of Victoria, BC - Canada

I’m just finishing up my 5-night stay in the British Columbia capital of Victoria and I’ve been blown away by the friendly, welcoming, and genuine nature of the city and its inhabitants. This trip was my first time in Canada and I could not have asked for a better experience. I’ve learnt a ton about […]