New York City | Part 1

Earlier this month, my mum, sister and I headed to New York City—a place I have talked about visiting since what feels like forever. I’m so happy I got to spend a few days in this city with two of my favourite people. Despite the fact it was quite the exhausting trip (we were constantly…

London (Ontario) Calling

Amidst papers and endless readings for school, this past weekend I got away from it all (somewhat) and escaped to London to see my sister. She had gotten me tickets to see Mother Mother for my birthday and we opted for the London show over the Toronto one, so I had an excuse to go to…

Guatemala Part 3 | Tikal, Flores and Lake Atitlan

Ah, the final blogpost in my Guatemala trilogy. Thursday night Val, Imane and myself took an overnight bus from Guatemala City to Flores. We took a first class bus, which was like a Greyhound here in Toronto. There was plenty of legroom and the seats were super comfortable, so we all slept well. However, the one…

Guatemala Part 2 | Animal AWARE

For my placement with IVHQ, I was at Animal AWARE (Animal Welfare Association – Rescue/Education). Founded in 1998 by Xenii Nielsen, this charitable organization focuses on rescuing and rehabilitating domestic animals. They are non-profit and receive no government assistance. Their goal is to get these animals adopted, whether locally or abroad, and provide all the…