Inside Seattle’s Historic Underground Walking Tour

Inside Seattle’s Historic Underground Walking Tour

20 feet beneath the Seattle we know lie the remnants of the city as it used to be. Back in the days of horse-drawn carriages, Seattle was more rough-and-tumble than rock-and-roll. The old city flooded, burned down, and washed away and, as tides rode, the citizens of old Seattle took on a daunting task: raising [...]

Gadget Review: Sprocket, HP’s New Pocket-Sized Photo Printer, Stomps on Fujifilm’s Instax Share

Gadget Review: Sprocket, HP’s New Pocket-Sized Photo Printer, Stomps on Fujifilm’s Instax Share

Meet Sprocket, the new addition to HP's printer family. It's a tiny, lightweight printer that fits in your bag and prints directly from your phone camera and social media accounts. A rival to Fujifilm's Instax series of on-the-go cameras and printers, Sprocket takes the genre to a new height with a much smaller body and sticky-backed photo paper.

RBC Avion Holiday Boutique Launch Party at Yorkdale

RBC Avion Holiday Boutique Launch Party at Yorkdale

Let the festivities begin! I love the holiday season and, while I normally wait till December to start celebrating, I kicked things off early this year at the launch party for RBC's Avion Holiday Boutique at Yorkdale Shopping Centre! Open from November 19th through the duration of the holiday season, the Avion Holiday Boutique features [...]

Work/Life Balance Strategy: Disconnect to Clear Your Brain’s Cache

Work/Life Balance Strategy: Disconnect to Clear Your Brain’s Cache

This fall I have made it a mission to experiment with work/life balance and find easy, repeatable strategies that make the work and life function in tandem rather than in opposition. I'll be blogging about these as I discover them - here's strategy number one.

My Last Summer in Halifax

My Last Summer in Halifax

Five years ago I was packing up my life to move to Halifax for university; now I'm packing up once again to move back home to Toronto. When I started my degree I had no idea how much would happen during my five years in the Maritimes. I turned my passion into my career, found [...]

Trendy Techie Turns Three!

Trendy Techie Turns Three!

This week marks the third year I've been adventuring as the Trendy Techie. Three years ago I launched Trendy Techie to start more conversations about young women in tech and share my stories from the inside as a millennial working and learning in the tech world. So much has happened in the past three years [...]

Cherry Blossoms and Solo Travel

Cherry Blossoms and Solo Travel

Nestled on the University of Washington campus, surrounded by Victorian buildings you'd sooner expect to find in England than in the Pacific Northwest, are dozens of Sakura trees which, for a few special weeks each spring, burst into bloom with magnificent pink blossoms. The scent of the blossoms dances on the light breeze coming off Lake Washington, making the spring [...]