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19 FREE Things to Do in Ottawa This Summer

19 FREE Things to Do in Ottawa This Summer

So you want to explore more of Ottawa this summer but you have a severe lack of cash to do it? (I feel ya!) Or maybe you just fancy saving some money so you can spend more on that winter getaway? Or MAYBE, you just […]

Discover the Magnificent Garden Sculptures of MosaiCanada

Discover the Magnificent Garden Sculptures of MosaiCanada

If you’re looking for something fun and free to do in the sun this summer in Ottawa then look no further than MosaiCanada, Canada’s largest (and most awesome) horticultural event.     This summer whilst based in Ottawa I’ve been on a mission to experience as many […]

My Ultimate Ottawa Bucket List

My Ultimate Ottawa Bucket List

My Ultimate Ottawa Bucket List was born out of boredom. Or out of avoiding boredom to be exact. Since I first met JS back in 2013 I have visited Ottawa on five separate occasions which has added up to about three months spent in this […]

A Guide to the Canadian Tulip Festival in Ottawa

A Guide to the Canadian Tulip Festival in Ottawa

The Canadian Tulip Festival takes place every year in Canada’s capital and it’s one of my absolute favourite times to be in Ottawa. This year Ottawa celebrated the 65th year of this festival and whilst I didn’t manage to catch the special ‘Canada 150’ tulips […]

5 Reasons to Add Algonquin Park to Your Next Canadian Road Trip

5 Reasons to Add Algonquin Park to Your Next Canadian Road Trip

Algonquin Park is located in South Eastern Ontario and is the perfect addition for your road trip between Ottawa and Toronto in Canada. I discovered the existence of this park whilst looking to extend my drive down to Niagara Falls into more of an adventure rather than […]

Why I Quit My Job and My Degree to See the World

Why I Quit My Job and My Degree to See the World

So at the end of April I finally left my job. A job that I absolutely loved in a city that I adore with people who are fab. A job that I loved because I helped to make a difference for students studying at university. A […]

What’s in store for the rest of 2017?

What’s in store for the rest of 2017?

So I definitely should have written this post about two months ago.  But hey, better late than never ey? If you’ve been following me on instagram or facebook lately, you’ll know that I recently quit my job and spent a fabulous three weeks in Canada […]

Hiking the Tongariro Crossing, New Zealand

Hiking the Tongariro Crossing, New Zealand

Whilst in New Zealand I wanted to challenge myself. However, I didn’t want to do something that would cost a lot of money, like skydiving (although I really did want to do this!), or something that would actually terrify me, such as bungee jumping. So […]

Zadar: The Home of Croatia’s Best Sunset?

Zadar: The Home of Croatia’s Best Sunset?

Before visiting Croatia I hadn’t heard or read a whole lot about Zadar. But after a quick bit of internet browsing and the discovery of the existence of a sea organ in Zadar (what??), the city had spiked my curiosity enough for me to add it to my […]

My Australian Wishlist: An Australian Bucketlist

My Australian Wishlist: An Australian Bucketlist

I originally wrote this list before I moved to Adelaide in South Australia for my year abroad way back in July 2012. I wanted to use it as inspiration to get out and see Australia alongside my studies and as a lover of lists I […]


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