A local’s Guide To Touring Victoria

Over the last few years, I have had to answer questions ranging from where to stay to what to do in Victoria and occasionally, I also ask what there is to do in Victoria. Well, I have decided to write this post on what you can do in Victoria.

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Lessons from getting lost

During my holiday in Cambridge, I got on a bike and cycled to the city centre to sight see and window shop. Well, that was the plan and the goal was very simple- To make my way to the city centre without the use of my cellphone (except to listen to music and take pictures). […]

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Achieving Financial Freedom

This year, one of my major goals is to be financially free and responsible. For me this means, not constantly buying things on credit and achieving my savings goals (and also investing). At the start of the year, I read this article about how someone saved $23k from not buying anything and needless to say, I […]

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Book Review: After You By Moyes

I remember seeing the movie “Me Before You” in the summer of 2016. I left the theatre in shock and tears and there was no one to ‘rant’ to since my friend slept through the movie. I needed to know more and so I got the sequel, After you.  

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Fall, 2014

In January 2015, I almost got kicked out of school! After the academic probation letter, I had just ONE semester to prove to the school that I should not be kicked out. How did things get to this point?

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A Day In Edinburgh

Hey Guys, I apologize for my absence on the blog- was preoccupied with final exams. Recently, I went on a daytrip to Edinburgh, the Capital of Scotland. Here are some highlights of my trip. Enjoy

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My Mama Taught Me…

All my life, my father was everything (this may be because I am a daddy’s girl 😁) and my mom was just MOM. You see, my mother (HC) quit her bank job when she was pregnant with me and became a housewife for over 15 years.  

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Women Like Us- Part 2

Continued from part 1, read here. By Isang Awah Aliya Khalid  Aliya comes from Pakistan, a beautiful country that is, regrettably, badly affected by terrorism. Growing up in Peshawar city in Pakistan, she saw “schools turn to rubble and large families reduced to just a few.” In a region where the ‘right to education’ for […]

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Women Like US: Part 1

By Isang Awah As the International Women’s Day approached, I thought of the year’s theme, and of the many women I know whose lives in some way epitomize the words ‘boldness’ and ‘change’. I can’t possibly write about all the women here, but I have chosen to write about three amazing women who inspire me […]

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