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In which I knit socks.

Like everyone else in Toronto (except my friend Andrea, who is insane), I am...

YYZ

Sales girl: I love this! Where are you going? Me: … nowhere? Not for a...

That moment …

… when you’re excited to finally finish a knit sock, and then...

A sticky situation

I just found a maple syrup smudge on my Mac. #canadiangeekproblems —...

Supersquishy cabled toque

My big head was the reason I took up knitting. Not only am I blessed with a...

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Daily photo: Rainbow Serpent, Australia

One of the best festivals I have ever been to, Rainbow Serpent in Australia...

A sticky situation

I just found a maple syrup smudge on my Mac. #canadiangeekproblems —...

I ♥ Kelty, part II

The friendly FedEx man just dropped off my pole, there has to be a joke in...

I ♥ Kelty

If you’re looking to buy a new tent, I highly recommend anything by...

Daily photo: Trafalgar Square

I was fortunate enough to miss the madness and mayhem of last...

Daily photo: The British Museum

Have you ever had one of those moments, where you walk into a space and...

Daily photo: Stongehenge

When I was in England last year, I took a day trip from London to Bath. Our...

Mýrdalsjökull

All of the cold weather Toronto is currently experiencing (hello polar...

Daily photo: Iceland

The stop at Skógar Folk Museum was an unexpected delight on my Icelandic...

South Shore Adventure

Being a solo traveller, tours like these are an invaluable way to get out and see an unfamiliar country. While I would much have preferred to rent a car and travel about with friends on my own, that wasn’t an option on this trip. In addition to this day-long tour, I also took the Golden Circle tour that everyone who passes through Iceland takes. These photos are my favourite from the South Shore Adventure trip that I took with Reykjavik Excursions on my third day.

Nelson, NZ

Another New Zealand photo (I have literally thousands!), this one was taken...

Cox’s Bay Reserve

After the cold and gray of yesterday’s photo, I thought I’d...

Ashley River Estuary, NZ

Several years back, while living in Christchurch, my friend Katherine and I...

Daily photo: spotted in a Parisian flea market

On my second day in Paris, I wandered up from the apartment a friend had...

A street performer in Montmartre, Paris

It was one year ago today that I was in Paris, sitting on the steps of...

Quechua girl and her huarizo

Christmas Day 2011 saw me deep within Peru’s Colca Canyon. Along the...

Christmas Eve, Chivay Peru

Two years ago today I boarded a minibus in the city of Arequipa, Peru, and had my life change forever. Not only was I about to encounter some of the most amazing scenery I had ever seen, but I would be putting my health into the hands of complete strangers — all on Christmas Eve, in the middle of nowhere, thousands of kilometers from home.

Cusco street dancers, take two!

The day after encountering the Conquistador-like Peruvian Morris Dancers (or...

Anapji, South Korea

An easy day trip from Busan (I took the local bus service, cheap and easy!),...

Leaving South Korea on Asiana

It’s only out of coincidence that while tidying up my server today I...

Daily photo: Changdeokgung, Seoul

When I moved back to Canada in 2010, I decided to take the scenic route by...

Grand Palace, Bangkok

Taken on my 37th birthday, I remember feeling so proud of myself for having...

Patara Elephant Farm, Thailand

In March 2010 I paid a day-long visit to this renowned elephant farm in...

Daily photo: Ayutthaya, Thailand

Ayutthaya is a few hours’ train ride north of Bangkok, and was the first place I ventured to after arriving in Thailand. The home to a massive UNESCO World Heritage Site, I spent a full day (in 40C temperatures!) exploring the ruins by bike. A definite highlight to my month in Thailand!