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NYC: Gramercy Park and Flatiron District

I visited NYC over the summer, and spent most of my time around the Gramercy Park/Flatiron/Union Square area. I enjoy going to coffee shops (…and co-working spaces), as they are comfortable places to get my work done. One coffee shop I enjoyed spending my time in is at News Bar Cafe. Not only do they […]

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Pike Place Market – Seattle, WA

Over the summer, I took a 3 month long trip along the west coast of the USA. One of my stops was in Seattle, at the iconic Pike Place Market. Home to the first ever Starbucks and Sur La Table, this food frenzy market attracts many tourists, and is full of delicious eats.  

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Harbourfront, Toronto

Right at the tip of downtown, Toronto is a scenic neighbourhood called “Harbourfront”. There is the HTO Park (pictured above), Harbourfront Centre, The Power Plant art gallery, lots of boats and kayaks, and more!  

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The Canadian National Exhibition

The CNE (a.k.a the “Canadian National Exhibition”, or “The Ex”) is Toronto’s ultimate summer fair that takes place during the two weeks leading up to Labour Day. It carries a mix of events, rides, really cool food, mini markets and more!

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Volunteer Abroad: Mexico

In August 2015, after I finished my work term in L.A, I went to volunteer abroad in Mexico. I have always wanted to do a volunteer abroad adventure, and this trip definitely showed me “the other side of the world” and how just a few actions can make a big difference. I taught yoga and […]

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Exchange: LA

From June to August, I went to teach at iD Tech Mini in Pasadena, California. The campus I taught in was at the California Institute of Technology, and I taught Photoshop and Scratch programming to kids! This was my first J-1 work exchange experience, and I definitely had a great time. Aside from work, I spent […]

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