Odds & Ends – June/July 2017

I spent all of June willing the month to go faster, because I was so excited for my trip. After two weeks in the Canadian Rockies (three posts!) and Seattle (coming soon), I felt like July was dragging its feet. There were a lot of unknowns about my move and starting my new job; finally…

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5 Days in the Canadian Rockies (Part 3): Yoho National Park & the Icefields Parkway

For the third and final installment of my Canadian Rockies series, I’m sharing photos from the places that don’t really fit into the rest of the trip. While Banff is probably the most well-known (and thus touristy) national park of the Canadian Rockies, there are several others in the area that are often missed. Jasper,…

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5 Days in the Canadian Rockies (Part 2): Lake Louise & Moraine Lake

Remember the cup song that Anna Kendrick sings for her audition in Pitch Perfect? I’ve decided that the “ticket for the long way round / the one with the prettiest of views” must be about Banff National Park because “It’s got mountains, it’s got rivers, it’s got sights to give you shivers” – and the sight…

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5 Days in the Canadian Rockies (Part I): Banff

This year is Canada’s 150th anniversary, and its gift to the world was free admission to all Canadian National Parks in 2017 with the Discovery Pass. I’m sure the country’s tourism revenue has skyrocketed – and for good reason. I’m thoroughly convinced that Banff, Alberta is one of the world’s most underrated destinations! It’s easy for…

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Summer in Geneva: 10 Things to Do

One of my biggest regrets in life is not keeping up with blogging while I was abroad. I’m working on backing up photos to clean up my laptop, and I wanted to dust off some photos from the archives. I realize this is a little late for those of you who asked me for post-grad Euro trip…

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