The secret to being BRAVE

Since moving away across the ocean, more than 6 years ago and discovering an insatiable sense of adventure that manifested itself in me jumping off bridges, waterfalls, planes and going around the world with just a backpack in tow, I kept hearing people talking about bravery. “How are you able to do that?” “You are …

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Solo Female Travel – A Series of (Un)Fortunate Events

Here it is. The end of a chapter. Six months flew away in a breeze. My initial intention was to be away for 4-5 months to escape The Great Canadian Winter. In the end I clocked-in a full six months spanning over eight countries. Eight? That’s a lot to do in six months! I’m going …

International Volunteer at Thabarwa Centre, Myanmar

It was my last volunteering project in SEA and though I was quite prepared and excited before starting my previous projects, I was definitely not prepared for Thabarwa. The environment took me completely by surprise and I need it some time to adjust to it. Thabarwa is a non-profit humanitarian organization established in 2008 by …

Vipassana Meditation Retreat Review, Cambodia

By Day 3, I befriended the spiders and evacuated 2 geckos because those tiny little lizards in disguise make a sound that deserve its own role in an opera play. I might've or might've not started my karaoke sessions on that day as well. The full picture included me (during free time), sitting on the floor, leaning against a wall , looking outside behind the mosquito net trying to sing all the wrong lyrics I could not remember from the most random songs. *No regrets*

Exploring Ban JaBo Hilltribe in Thailand – Mornings on top of the world!

Picking up from the Long Neck Karen village experience (see previous post), where we met Alex- the stranger certified in First Aid that carried an entire survival kit with him making my knee feel way too comfortable than it already was. He told us about Ban JaBo. A magical place between Mae Hong Son city …