Me, Myself and Toronto

“When the traveler goes alone she gets acquainted with herself.” — Liberty Hyde Bailey

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The CN Tower in Toronto, Ontario

2017 has been my breakthrough year. I accomplished 90% of the goals I sat out to and there’s still time to accomplish my last one. My big take-away from this year is, greatness comes from outside of your comfort zone. This past week was no exception.

You constantly read blogs and see on social media the promotion of traveling alone. The main reason is because it’s said to be an amazing self-experience. However, traveling alone was never something that interest me. Not only did this idea scare me, but because I tend to enjoy experiences more when I am with the people I love.

But life is unpredictable.

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Friendship, Woes, and Adventures

Happiness is a car, an open road, and best friends.

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Not until very recently, I reconnected with my adventurous self. Somewhere along the lines of responsibilities and taking life too seriously that part of me faded. It resurfaced with the help of a group of people I refer to as my “Tribe”. I found my tribe through a shared interest – Wanderlust.

I don’t know why, but there is just something really special about waking up in a new destination.  My latest adventure was the capital of America, Washington D.C. Our two-day trip was undeniably awesome and much needed to say the least (working two jobs is no easy feat).  However, I think what made the trip really special is that it was a far from  perfect one.

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Hello 25…

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. –Mark Twain

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My 25th Birthday Celebration

Aren’t birthdays the best days? I see birthdays as an opportunity to start new. Every chapter in your life demands a new version of you and I personally believe this new version is created on your birthday. I am so excited for this new chapter in my life. These 25 years have been quite a journey, one that I am particularly proud of. However, you don’t live for 25 years without having the battle scars and lessons learned to prove it. So, with all these years of experience (I am getting old), I decided to disclose my findings.

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