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. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

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, Read More

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           ? Read More