I had a bit of a Murphy’s Law day today. My hostel was not as bad as I anticipated. So far I’ve had bad luck at every hostel I’ve stayed at, in terms of bad service, bad/no wifi and lost reservations. If you’re going to stay in a hostel, I could definitely recommend this one. […]
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It was another early morning today… 5:00 am. I’m really not at my best at that time of the morning. Neither one of us slept all that well either. The beds at our hotel are akin to what I’d imagine prison beds to feel like; way too hard and not enough blankets. It’s hot in […]
We went on a drive to a little town called Cookham today where we went for a walk by the Thames. Suffice it to say, Oliver the dog was a very happy lad! He ran, he chased, he got chased, he rolled in goose poop. Yup, it was a very good day for him. It […]
Today London was a completely different city. It was HOT! It is so much like Vancouver that way. Rainy, cold and miserable one day, beautiful and sunny the next! I decided I just had to see the Tower of London. I’m sort of obsessed with the monarchy. Not the modern royals, mind you. I’m not […]
Well, I made it to London safe and sound! I can’t believe this day has finally arrived. It really does kind of feel like “This is the first day of the rest of your life!” It’s Day ONE of a 6 month adventure through Europe. I’m really happy that I’m starting it by staying with […]
Artist, Traveler, Fun-Seeker
Who am I? I’m an artist, a jewelry designer, traveler, writer, beer lover and full time cookie maker. I left my jewelry design business in 2011 to travel around Europe as a (totally awesome) 40th birthday gift to myself and to refill the tank, so to speak. I've started a cookie company called Short and Sweet Cookie.