Three Days in Germany

Three Days in Germany

For me, the best thing about living in Europe is the ability to travel to amazing places quickly and cheaply. So when Konstantin got three days off, we knew it was time to head to his home country of Germany….

Christmas Comes to Copenhagen

Christmas Comes to Copenhagen

In search of a birthday gift in the heart of Copenhagen one day in mid-November, we unexpectedly found ourselves at the centre of festive celebrations. We had no idea the holiday season was being launched already, and were delighted to…

Lest We Forget: A Journey to My Roots

Lest We Forget: A Journey to My Roots

Last year, I had the opportunity to connect my roots in a way I never thought I would have the chance to. I grew up in Canada, hearing about my grandmother’s family from the seaside town of Largs, Scotland, and especially Robin….

Horses, History, and Tea in the Royal Kitchen: Copenhagen’s Culture Night

Horses, History, and Tea in the Royal Kitchen: Copenhagen’s Culture Night

Friday night saw the streets of Copenhagen come alive on its annual night of culture. Kulturnatten offers not only cultural experiences like concerts and museums, it also gives the public the opportunity to go behind closed doors and discover parts…

Photo Feature: Roskilde Cathedral

Photo Feature: Roskilde Cathedral

The town of Roskilde, Denmark is best known for its yearly music festival – the kind where everyone camps out in the mud for a week getting filthy and stinky and loving every minute of it. But Roskilde has more…

Living Like a Local: Exploring Copenhagen as an Expat

Living Like a Local: Exploring Copenhagen as an Expat

When I previously wrote about Copenhagen, I was visiting the city for a few days before I moved here. I explored as much as I could, and did manage to stray off the beaten path, but after only 6 weeks…

8 Sublime Food Experiences Around the World

8 Sublime Food Experiences Around the World

Working on a cruise ship for eight years was a unique experience that gave me the opportunity to see some incredible places around the world. The crew food on board, however, was often less than delicious, and I was always…

10 Reasons to Work on Cruise Ships

10 Reasons to Work on Cruise Ships

Home Away From Home Most of my world travels came about in the eight years I spent working in the youth activities department on cruise ships. People are always curious about what the job is like, and generally they think…

Copenhagen: More than Nyhavn and The Little Mermaid

Copenhagen: More than Nyhavn and The Little Mermaid

The classic Copenhagen photo Copenhagen is an incredible city, a place where a rich history meets modern culture. The Danish capital boasts historic palaces and churches, sprawling gardens and parks, canals, and world-renowned fine dining. In preparing for my upcoming…

A Warm Welcome in Fiji – Nukubaluvu Village

A Warm Welcome in Fiji – Nukubaluvu Village

The incredibly friendly locals of the traditional village of Nukubaluvu in Savusavu, Fiji, welcomed us into their home with open arms, and taught us about their traditions and daily lives – from education, leisure and clothing, to how to they get…