I purchased my JR (Japanese Rail) Pass from Nippon Travel in downtown Calgary. You can buy them online but you need to plan ahead to have it shipped to you. I wanted to wait until I had enough cash to buy it so I didn’t purchase the pass until 5 days before the trip.… Read More
After Day 2 (in Kyoto) of this Japan trip, it was time to take things slow. Of course, that meant visiting two cities in a day. Thanks to Japan’s efficient railway system and me buying a JR Rail Pass, it was super easy to make it to both cities in one day.… Read More
I started listening to a sweet podcast called “The History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps” because I wanted to learn more about the roots of Western civilization. I thought I could start with Locke, Hobbes Descartes, Voltaire (the usual suspects), but I quickly realized that in order to understand their thoughts I had to go back further in time.… Read More
I am beyond excited to see Haley MacLeod on June 13th for her book signing at The Wednesday Room. Haley is a born and raised Calgarian (aka unicorn) who is releasing her book titled Room 5608.
Room 5608 is the debut poetry book of Haley MacLeod.
I am doing a 30 minute by 30 days fitness challenge that my gym is promoting.
The challenge is exactly as it sounds. Do at least 30 minutes of exercise every day for 30 days. There are no prizes, but I am participating for the satisfaction of saying I did it.… Read More
Now, there are few things I love more than made-to-measure and made in Canada.
I recently attended Anneke Forbes’ “Make Your Own Motorcycle Jacket” event and it was amazing. Getting clothing made for you seems like a luxury, but it really is a necessity when you are choosing an investment piece like a jacket.… Read More
What should I do in Venice Beach?
I went to Venice Beach on a little bit of a whim this January. When I was there I found myself searching for the best things to do (at least for me). Now that it is almost summer, I suspect you’re looking for a fun place to visit.… Read More
Should I Read to My Child Every Day?
The simple answer is yes. Every. Day. Even when you don’t want to read a bedtime story to your children, you have to. Why? Because it helps to build a solid foundation for language, and consequently, excelling in school.… Read More