I arrived in the stunning São Paulo early in the morning. Very in need of a shower and a nap after the 11.5hr flight, I was not able to check into my hotel, so went out in search of coffee and a working adaptor for my electronics. I was successful in finding an adorable brunch … More Some pics of São Paulo
With a few days left and a rental car, I decided to head out of Reykjavik towards the remote Westfjord region in the north-west corner of the island. The Westfjords are sparsely populated with limited options for accommodations, so I decided to spend head to Drangsnes. I booked in at an Airbnb, which was literally … More Hot pots on the ocean: Drangsnes, Iceland
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
Rather than scooting from the conference directly to Cairns, I decided to pop over to Sydney to take a picture of the rather famous opera house and harbour. While I didn’t feel the immediate connection with Sydney as I had with Melbourne, I am so glad I had the chance to explore this vibrant city. … More A sliver of Sydney: Top 5 stops on a 1-day tour
I have a super exciting trip coming up! I have the opportunity to present at the biennial conference of the International Federation of Psychiatric Epidemiology taking place in Melbourne in October. As I have never been to this corner of the world, I am taking the opportunity to take on a bit more adventure. This … More Upcoming Aussie (et al) adventure!
I recently shared some of my top picks for travel-friendly makeup. Many of the products are also natural(ish) or organic, but unfortunately, a lot of them are super pricy! As I am travelling for most of October, I thought I would share the splurge vs save version of what ended up in my makeup kit. … More Splurge or save: Travel makeup kit
My sis Karen and I just spent the last 2.5 weeks cycling from the bottom of England (Land’s End) to the top of Scotland (John o’ Groats). I thought I would share a couple practical notes for anyone hoping to take on the epic and amazing trip. Train travel We started out in London, and … More Cycling Britain: A practical guide to the LEJOG
My bestie & her partner are embarking on a year (+) travel adventure, and I couldn’t be more excited for them! She DEFINITELY didn’t ask me to do this, but I decided that I would take it upon myself to create an ultimate, minimalist travel makeup & skin care kit! As you know, developing the … More Travel-friendly makeup