Mostar: My Unexpected Summer Home

“I am not the same having seen the moon on the other side of the world” – Mary Anne Radmacher

As I sit at the bus station waiting for another much-hated night bus, I can’t help but think about how hard I’m finding leaving this place. It’s been home for almost two-and-a-half months.  I’ve lived other places for much longer than this and yet it’s Mostar, this small city I hadn’t even heard of until I found myself in Eastern Europe, that has me wishing I had one more day, or week, to stay and say goodbye. Continue reading “Mostar: My Unexpected Summer Home”

Best Pubs in Dublin

I lived in Dublin for just under a year and its not exaggerating to say I spent at least 50% of my time there in a pub. Some of my best memories of the city are of nights out with friends or a conversation with a stranger over a pint. Continue reading “Best Pubs in Dublin”

Sweet on Paris – An Ode to the Boulangerie

“I’m not a vegetarian! I’m a dessertarian!” – Bill Waterson, Calvin & Hobbes

I’ll admit it. I have a sweet tooth. If you ask any of my friends and family, they would probably say that a sweet tooth is putting it lightly. A sweet addiction maybe. I can’t help it! Desserts are these magical things that look too beautiful to eat and are like pure heaven in your mouth once you do. Continue reading “Sweet on Paris – An Ode to the Boulangerie”

Moving to Paris

“I can’t think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything.” – Bill Bryson

Bonjour from Paris!

Home of the Eiffel Tower, delicious pastries, fashionable women and, as of last week, ME! I can’t believe that I’ll be calling this city home for the next year. I’ve spent the past seven days wandering the beautiful Paris streets feeling like I’m in a dream.  As I sit here writing, Continue reading “Moving to Paris”

About Me (Tatiana)

“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go.  I travel for travel’s sake.  The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

Hi there, I’m Tatiana!  Born and raised in the Toronto area, I was your average 20-year-old happily going through my life plan.  I grew up knowing my future meant high school, university, grad school, and career.  I graduated high school, went to university, got my degree in Life Sciences, and           ? Continue reading “About Me (Tatiana)”