The Lost Art of Letter Writing

My friends and I make it a point to send each other postcards whenever we travel. Whether it’s a little blurb about the place we’re visiting or a detailed account about something awesome that… Continue reading

The World of Post Secret: Why Postcards and Letters Still Matter

The Internet is an interesting space. We have the ability to connect with people around the world with a few clicks and swipes. We’ve literally got the world at our fingertips and information… Continue reading

7 Unique Canadian Experiences

1. Skate the Ottawa Canal and sleep where Wilfrid Laurier slept. For: The romantic heart In the winter, the Rideau Canal turns into the world’s largest naturally frozen outdoor skating rink. Spend the day breezing up… Continue reading

10 Quotes About Travel To Inspire You

Nothing in this life gives me more joy than packing my bags and heading to a new destination. Sometimes it’s a trip to another city nearby, other times, when I’m lucky enough, it’s a… Continue reading

Tips to Guarantee Resolution Success in the New Year

We’ve all been there: As the year rounds to a close, we create a list of resolutions for the new year and say we’ll do everything in our power to achieve them. From losing… Continue reading

Toronto: The Views Are Different Here

Canada celebrated her 150th birthday in 2017, and to mark the occasion, events were held across the country to highlight the beauty, the diversity and the strength of this vast nation. I used… Continue reading

A Solo Travel Adventure For The Soul

Last September, I packed up my tiny red suitcase and headed on a two-week solo adventure to the Mediterranean. A lot of people in my life didn’t know I had this trip in the works… Continue reading

Straight From The Curls 2.0

Oh, hello! Thanks for stopping by. If you’re visiting this space for the first time, welcome! If you’re someone who has followed Straight From The Curls over the years and are here to… Continue reading

Self Doubt And 20-Something Reality Checks

I’m not sure when or how it started, but at some point in my late 20s, I got lost. And I’m not talking in the figurative sense, I’m talking literally. As I started inching… Continue reading

Simple Tips for Keeping a Gratitude Journal

“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things… Continue reading