Island Hopping in Phuket

On Feb. 4, 2017, I took my second trip of the semester. The destination: Phuket, Thailand. Prior to the trip, I did not know anything about the city. First and foremost, how do you pronounce the name?? foo-kay? poo-ket? fu-ket? something more explicit? Turns out, Phuket (pronounced  poo-ket) is an island off the West coast … Continue reading Island Hopping in Phuket

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Penang: Short & Sweet

True to the spirit of studying abroad, me and my friends planned a very spontaneous 3 day trip to Penang, Malaysia during our first weekend in Singapore. From urban street art, to hiking and beaches, Penang definitely offered us a wide range of experiences. Day 1: We had a very early morning flight that brought … Continue reading Penang: Short & Sweet

Puerto Rico: Nothing was as Planned

After many months of studying and working, I decided that I needed a vacation. With many choices in mind, me and my boyfriend decided on Puerto Rico as the destination. It is relatively close to Toronto and has a tropical climate, so when I saw the flights were not too expensive during New Years, I was sold. I … Continue reading Puerto Rico: Nothing was as Planned