"Life is not measured by
the number of breaths we take,
but by the moments
that take our breath away."
- unknown

Best way to describe how i feel towards life.
I plan on experiencing many "breath-taking" moments on my next trip around the world!

Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Cairns January 18th 2012

Hey guys, Well time has sure flown by since the last time i wrote to everyone. I am now in Cairns, Australia on my Last day in this great country. Just sitting in Peterpans, wishing they would stop blasting really loud music and thinking about how the last 5 weeks flew by. My last entry was from a Peterpans in Sydney right before New Year’s so let’s start back from there. New Year’s came to quickly, i was pretty tired and we were staying at the Strand Hotel, which trust me was not that great. The people in our 6 person dorm room were just insane...most of them worked for the Hostel and i felt like we were somehow involved in a weird incestuous soap opera. I have never been so happy to leave a Hostel ... read more
Eat, Sleep,DIVE!
New Years
The Clipper

Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Sydney » Kings Cross December 29th 2011

Hello Again, I am now writing from the other side of the world, the amazing down under, Australia! Toilets really do flush the opposite direction haha and yes that was one of the first things i checked when i landed. Natalie and I have being in Australia for a few weeks now and have completed a lot!! We have both being very busy beavers and have had very little sleep due to it. We arrived on an overnight flight from Bangkok to Sydney, where this extremely nice local paid for our Cab to Circular Quay. From there we hooped onto a Ferry and immediately saw the Sydney Opera house and Harbour Bridge. We ended up at the Taronga Zoo, where we met up with Brad my friend who i met last year while living in Zanzibar. ... read more
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Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Bangkok December 12th 2011

Hey Everyone, So i am sitting in an internet Cafe in Bangkok, my Asia part of my ATW trip is nearly coming to an end. We made it to Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and Bangkok, Thailand. The time i spent in Asia has being extremely memorable, i have met a lot of great people and have had a lot of fun. I love this area of the World and even before i have left i am already wanting to plan another trip back here to see more! Some of the werid highlights of the past few weeks have being: eating dry, salted squid= nasty had both of my legs threaded on a cambodian beach for 8$ ate maggots having "Happy Food"- DO not recommend EVER! Tubing down Nam Song river sleeping on a "Junk" in Halong Bay ... read more

Asia » Nepal » Kathmandu » Thamel November 10th 2011

Blog- 3 India and Nepal Namaste everyone, this is my third blog entry from my around the world trip. I am sorry it has taking so long to complete this entry; I have being very busy and had a 3 week period where I had no access to internet. This Entry will contain stories from my experiences in India and Nepal. India was the third country visited on my ATW trip. We left Zanzibar, Tanzania Sept 31 and arrived in New Delhi the next day after a very long sleepless night in an Oman airport. New Delhi was huge, busy and extremely dirty. We stayed at a small Hostel in the North, the man who owned it was a Doctor and he was extremely helpful. We spent 4 days in New Delhi, I cannot say that ... read more
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Africa » Tanzania » Zanzibar » Nungwi September 29th 2011

Hey Guys, It’s hard to believe it has already being a month of me traveling. Tonight is my last night in Tanzania, very bitter sweet after the past month. I have being up to quite a lot since my last Blog, here goes the update. I have ventured into Stone town two more times since I last blogged. Stone town is amazing and truthfully a lot more urban compared to the rest of Zanzibar, nice to eat different foods once in awhile. One of the days we went on a spice tour, which is around 20km away from town. How you get to these tours is basically just by asking a taxi driver to take you. Almost every cabbie has some kind of family that works for or lives on a spice farm, so they take ... read more
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Unfufuma Cave
Unfufuma Cave

Africa » Tanzania » Zanzibar » Nungwi September 13th 2011

Mambo Everyone! Hello everyone, Hope you guys are doing well back home. This will be my first Blog entry from my travels on my Around the World trip! So far I have taken 5 flights, a few trains, dala dala’s and taxi’s to get to where I am going. I am now writing from the island of Zanzibar in Tanzania. I have already completed one of my stops on my around the world trip, that stop was England. I did just a quick stop for a few days in London, England. I was very lucky to meet up with my friend Natalie and made a new friend with Jo. Nat and I walked alllll over Downtown London and saw all of the main sights. It was pretty good weather for 2 of the days the third ... read more
Big Ben- London
Olympic countdown

North America » Canada » Yukon » Whitehorse June 17th 2011

Hey, My time up in Whitehorse has come to an end. I had five amazing weeks of great working, amazing travels and meeting awesome people. I have actually being back in Toronto now for a few days, already started back at the big Hospital Downtown. Thought i would write a concluding entry regarding my great trip up to the beautiful North. My last three weeks were very busy i worked a lot and whenever i was not working i was travelling, mostly to Alaska. Work was just getting to the point where i was beginning to get the flow and learn how they do things. I had my fair share of jumping out of bed, withdrawing patients and even a few really sick ones. I am definitely not going to miss the crazy agitated withdrawing patient’s ... read more
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North America » Canada » Yukon » Whitehorse May 20th 2011

Hey Everyone, I have now being in Beautiful Whitehorse, Yukon for 2 weeks. In the past two weeks i have worked my fair share at the Local Hospital. My experience so far has being amazing. This City is what I am going to call a northern Utopia. I have already falling in love with the sights, sounds and people. Everyone is impressively friendly; i think this is where Canada gets its rep. for being so pleasant and gracious. I have being welcomed into open arms by everyone: locals, nurses and fellow travelers. So for the main reason i am here, WORK! I am enjoying working up here it is very different than in Toronto, hardly any doctors and not the same mentality towards care. There are Pro's and Con's for every job but definitely more pro's ... read more
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North America » Canada » Ontario » Mississauga April 12th 2011

Hello friends and Family, So it turns out i am that "crazy travelling Registered Nurse" that my awesome friends keep referring to me as. I have just being offered a job working up in Whitehorse, Yukon for the month of May. I am going to be working at a 49 bed Hospital in Whitehorse for 4 weeks and hopefully enjoying every moment of it. Very excited for such a great experience working in a rural hospital and even more the ability to explore the Yukon! In case some of you guys don’t know where that is, it is indeed still in Canada!! It is in the far north-west corner close to Alaska. There are 33,000 people that live in the whole of Yukon and 24,000 of them reside in Whitehorse, the capital city (where I will ... read more

North America » Canada » Ontario » Toronto April 6th 2011

Hello Everyone, This is my first Blog entry and the beginning of my around the world experience. I am not leaving for my trip till Sept. 2011, so everything is still in the beginning phase. I booked my around the world ticket 2 weeks ago and now i am in the process of preparing. I know the rough outline of where i am headed and my main goals. The main purpose of this Blog is for my friends and family to be kept up to date and in touch. Truthfully i have never done one of these before so it's all a new process to me...no judging allowed :). As my friends and family you guys know how spontaneous and wild i can be. To some of you i am that crazy nurse who cannot stop ... read more

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