Marrakech + Essaouira

We've recently returned from our Moroccon holiday, and much to our surprise, we didn't really love it.  I mean, it was a good break, but it really wasn't what we had hoped for. Why didn't we like it? It wasn't really a relaxing holiday.  Everything is a hassle.  Walking down the street, you're constantly bombarded to … Continue reading Marrakech + Essaouira

My Experience Teaching in Bulgaria

When it was getting closer to the time to move to the UK, I started to panic (read: totally shitting it) about money & finding a job.  I've always worked and this would be the first time I wouldn't actually have work.  I've never left a job without another one lined up. Freaking out, I … Continue reading My Experience Teaching in Bulgaria

Venice, Italy

My husband and I recently went to Venice for an extended weekend break and were surprised at just how lovely the city is.  Normally, weekend breaks can be quite hectic and not terribly relaxing; however, I cannot stress enough just how relaxed we were in Venice. When we were originally talking 2018 travel back in … Continue reading Venice, Italy


My hometown is Saint John, New Brunswick.  I was born & raised on the west side of the city and lived there until I went to university in 2004.  After I graduated and moved back to SJ, I relocated to the uptown so I could be closer to work, friends and pubs. When I'm travelling … Continue reading YSJ