A very pretty beach and an aggressively pink palace: Agios Gordios, Corfu

I have gotten so so far behind on sharing pics from my latest travels, because of a pesky little dissertation thing. But, as I sit on my couch, sipping some freshly-brewed kombucha and homemade nanaimo bars, I figured I would mentally visit a little island in Greece, where Brhm and I spend a magical week … More A very pretty beach and an aggressively pink palace: Agios Gordios, Corfu

Traveling around Bangkok: Motorbikes, tuk tuks, longtail boats

There were three essential modes of transport in my version of Bangkok: motorbikes, tuk tuks, and longtail boats. Each showed me a side of the city and were intrinsic to my experience of the city. Motorbikes I took a train from the airport, but it dropped me off 13km away from my hostel, so I … More Traveling around Bangkok: Motorbikes, tuk tuks, longtail boats

Am I breathing underwater?!: PADI open water dive course

I have vivid memories of the glossy National Geographic photos showcasing brilliantly coloured fish and textured corals found in the Great Barrier Reef. Since this time, I wanted to explore the mysterious and strange underwater universe. With the rest of the world, however, I have been watching in despair as reports of the mass bleaching … More Am I breathing underwater?!: PADI open water dive course