WELCOME TO MY BACK GARDEN – L’Oratoire de Saint Joseph

I am extremely lucky to have found an apartment in the beautiful area of Côte-des-Neiges with a backdrop of the notorious Oratory from my bedroom balcony. The Oratory is Canada’s largest church and sits overlooking Montreal. Its gardens were open later this year thanks to the glorious weather we have been experiencing in Autumn. I … Continue reading WELCOME TO MY BACK GARDEN – L’Oratoire de Saint Joseph

The most beautiful lakes I have ever seen – Lake Moraine and Lake Louise

  In the midst of The Rockies are the most beautiful lakes that I have ever seen. Lake Louise and Lake Moraine are glacial lakes and this is why the water is an emerald colour. Unfortunately, I didn’t own a Canon 700d at this point however, who needs a fancy camera when the views are like … Continue reading The most beautiful lakes I have ever seen – Lake Moraine and Lake Louise

Travelling by yourself? On a budget? Want to meet people from all over the world? Everything you need to know about hostels!

I remember the first time I travelled solo. I was 19 and an Au Pair in Grenoble for Summer. I had the weekends free and wanted to explore nearby cities. However, the thought of travelling by myself even if it was just for weekends seemed so daunting. But I took the plunge and packed my backpack for … Continue reading Travelling by yourself? On a budget? Want to meet people from all over the world? Everything you need to know about hostels!

Vancouver – Grouse Grind, Beaches & Cycling through Stanley Park

There’s such a massive hype around Vancouver. So many people had told me great things about the city’s beaches, views and atmosphere, therefore, I had such high expectations. I was feeling a little disappointed when we arrived on a dull and rainy day. What’s the fuss? My first impression was that it was a dirty … Continue reading Vancouver – Grouse Grind, Beaches & Cycling through Stanley Park