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NYC, Day 2: Return to Central Park

The Sites  Belvedere Castle Turtle Pond The Metropolitan Museum Belvedere Castle  Irina and I head out around 10am on our second day of being in the city, intent on taking a look around the southern half of Central Park that … Continue reading

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NYC, Day 1: Hit-or-Miss

Note: I’ll be posting a list of the places that are documented in the post at the top. The Scenes:  M60 Bus Metro Diner Central Park Drama on NYC Transit  “What do you mean, get my foot outta the door? … Continue reading

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NYC Trip: Practical Details (Flights, Accommodations)

So, this trip to New York City had been in the works for a long time. The idea was brought up jokingly amongst my friend, Irina, and I during a particularly drawn out guest lecture during a Cellular and Molecular Biology class … Continue reading

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Lookouts: Riverdale Park

Heading out to a lookout point is one of my favourite things to do, to put it lightly. I especially love lookouts over a cityscape lit beautifully at night (though I have yet to find the camera that will enable me … Continue reading

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5 Reasons You Should Visit Greece

View my article here and the exciting stories of many other tourists in Greece. “You’re going to Greece now? During the crisis?” was the incredulous refrain that I kept hearing as I was packing for my trip to Crete in July of this year. Having … Continue reading

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Canada’s Wonderland: Conquering the Beast

I wake up to my phone buzzing beside my bed. Groaning, I roll over and peek at it, reading the two messages on the screen through bleary vision: Hey, let’s do something today. Sent at 9:09am. And the second message, sent … Continue reading

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Return to Toronto: The Harbourfront

It’s been a long time since I’ve been in Toronto. First it was the academic year that kept me busy in Hamilton most of the time. Then, after my last set of exams finished in April, I went off to … Continue reading

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