Christmas in France

Sapin de Noël in Cassis, amid the Platane trees. It is both exciting and saddening to spend Christmas in a country that isn’t your own. The prospect of learning about…

Tis the Season

 Whether you’re celebrating Christmas in a different country, or just with a different family, not being able to take solace in your typical traditions can be disconcerting and difficult. Though…

Island Time

Travelling goes hand in hand with making discoveries and learning something new but this time I may have hit the jackpot – I have learnt how to become totally relaxed. The location…

A Multilingual Easter

The first Easter I celebrated away from my family was during my undergraduate years at McGill. Lent and its culmination, Holy Week, had always been important features of my faith,…

I like Christmas and other adventures

For years, the Christmas season has been my least favorite time of year. It’s stressful, it’s expensive, and everyone’s craziness comes out to party at family gatherings. Most people don’t…