Month: July 2020

Ultimate Canadian Bucket List for Adventure Travellers

Ultimate Canadian Bucket List for Adventure Travellers

I know, it’s weird for a Canadian to have a Canada bucket list. I’m from here, I should have seen it all, right? Wrong! Canada is HUGE. It’s literally the second largest country on the planet. While I’ve explored a fair amount of it in […]

Visiting Pier 21: A Journey Through Family Memory

Visiting Pier 21: A Journey Through Family Memory

Baba’s hand lay heavy on my forearm as I lead her through the Pier 21 museum in Halifax. We move slowly, her speed hindered by two hip replacements and cataracts. The heavy thud of her palachka—a wooden cane—resounded against the hardwood floors. Her gaze flitted […]

Guide to 100+ Canadian Slang

Guide to 100+ Canadian Slang

This guide to over 100 Canadian slang words initially started out as 20 words, but I kept remembering other terms from my friends and travels around the country. It quickly got out of hand, so here we are with 100+ Canadianisms for you to learn […]

Canada Day Quiz: Test Your Canadian Knowledge

Canada Day Quiz: Test Your Canadian Knowledge

Happy Canada Day to all of my fellow Canadians at home and abroad! I know Canada Day is going to be different for a lot of people this year. We can’t have our typical barbecues or hang out by the lake. We can’t gather with […]