Documenting Adventures: Christmas in the Galapagos

Documenting Adventures: Christmas in the Galapagos

One of the things I enjoy most about traveling is documenting my adventures in as many forms as I can. For my past few vacations (Thanksgiving in Italy, with my boyfriend, Christmas 2017 in Spain, with my dad, and Christmas 2016 in Ecuador with my family) I’ve gotten a small softcover notebook of various brands to journal and draw...

Rewriting Memories

I don’t see the Citgo sign as the bus drives into Boston because my attention is on the man sitting next to me. The bus ride to Boston, once seeming days long, feels short this time....

New York City in Munchies

In Canada, kids get Good Friday and the Monday after Easter off from school, so my family and I flew down to New York to spend the weekend. This means that this is the third month in a row in which I have been in New York. This also means that I have been in New York once a...

Christmas 2015: Ecuador, part 2 – the Amazon!

Before I begin, this is a disclaimer that this blog post will probably end up being more of a photo montage of all the things. The next stop of the Lu family’s Ecuador adventure was the Amazon – the whole reason we went on this trip in the first place! We stayed at Yarina Ecolodge for three days. It’s...

Christmas 2015: Ecuador, part 1 – Quito!

Sorry for disappearing for a month – it was finals season, and straight after I was whisked away to Ecuador and the Amazon, where the connection was either spotty or nonexistent. No matter, now I have photos upon photos upon photos (and videos!) of my vacation and stories to tell! A little backstory on why my family decided to...