Growing up in North America, I had a skewed vision of Japan. It seemed that every time it came up, it was portrayed as colourful, fast, extreme, shocking, and futuristic. When I was selected to be part of the G20 … Continue reading First Impressions of Japan – Three Days in Tokyo
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 … Continue reading Inside Seattle’s Historic Underground Walking Tour
The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is the Mecca for women in technology. Taking place in Houston this year, GHC will attract 15,000 attendees for three days jam-packed with hundreds of technical sessions, career talks, company events, and research presentations … Continue reading Trendy Techie’s Guide to the Grace Hopper Celebration
Welcome to the South Shore Fish Shack, bud! Home to the best fish n’ chips in historic Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Continue reading South Shore Fish Shack
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 … Continue reading My Last Summer in Halifax
Seattle is my favourite city. It’s the perfect blend of west coast chill and big-city bustle, and, while I love working on Microsoft’s Redmond campus, I relish the free time I have to explore on my own. On my most … Continue reading Late Spring in Seattle: A Rainy Day at Pike Place
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 … Continue reading Trendy Techie Turns Three!