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“My Husband is on His Way” and Other Lies I’ve Told as a Solo Female Traveler

I can 100% guarantee that the ladies reading this post have experienced unsolicited physical contact and gazes while out and about at least once in their lives – whether they were in a foreign country or not. And I’m sure we can all agree that the fear of being kidnapped, raped, beaten, and other frightening, unimaginable experiences…

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The DO’s and DONT’s of Being an Expat!

There are tons of ways you can travel! You can do a student exchange program, volunteer in a developing community, backpack independently, or you can become an expat – just like me. You may be wondering … What is an expat exactly? An expat (short for “expatriate”) is someone who resides in another country outside of their…

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Top Destinations in Banff, Alberta

What’s the best thing about living in Canada? (Well, besides poutine and polite people.) I would have to say that as an Albertan, it’s the fact that the Canadian Rocky Mountains are right in your backyard. There is nothing more refreshing than crystal clear waters and mountain views that are incredibly abundant in Banff, Alberta. Here are…

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Momoko Blush Trend // Global Beauty Series: JAPAN

Japan is any beauty junkie’s top destination for makeup inspiration since the trends are constantly evolving and growing. Not long ago, Japanese gyarus, Harajuku girls, and It-Girls were sporting bold eyeliner and shadow, resembling those seen in anime TV shows. Today, Japanese women continue to flaunt the sweet princess persona, but in an updated way. Recently, the latest…

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What Sailor Moon Taught Me About Strength // Global Beauty Series: JAPAN

As a young girl, I’ve always looked up to Sailor Moon and her squad: schoolgirls by day, and kick-ass feminist soldiers by night. I remember coming home from school in the first grade and refusing to do anything but watch back-to-back episodes of my all-time favourite anime series. As you can imagine, when I heard that…

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Why You Should Give a Hoot About Kawaii Culture

Stepping foot in a bustling city like Tokyo is enough to make even the most experienced traveler’s head spin. With so much to experience, it’s difficult to know which hot spots to hit first. My recommendation is to immerse yourself in Japan’s renowned kawaii culture by visiting an animal cafe. Tokyo offers a plethora of animal cafe experiences, such…

Zagreb Zigzags // Worldwide Style File: CROATIA

A nautical fit-and-flare with a colour and pattern combination emulating the Adriatic coast. Paired with a charming wide brim sun hat to accentuate the delicate lace detail. A look created for gallivanting across Croatian pebble beaches.

Argan Oil Extraction // Global Beauty Series: MOROCCO

The benefits of Moroccan Argan oil are endless and well-known. It can be used to soothe dry skin, fade stretch marks, and treat bug bites and rashes. When it comes to hair, it is by far my favourite oil to use as it prevents split ends, controls frizz, and protects hair while maintaining a lightweight feel…