Observations

A Collection of Ramblings

Groot-Bijgaarden Castle: A Floralia Brussels Photo Essay

The morning after a particularly intriguing evening in Brussels, I was feeling emotionally wiped and in dire need of an escape from the constricting walls of city life. I wanted nature. I wanted pretty things. Earlier the day before, I had come across a brochure for a...

Everything I Love About Being on the Road

Today I caught myself reading yet another Lonely Planet article about hostel life called Dorm dilemmas: packing tips for hostel hoppers. The content of the article is, of course, nothing a hostel bum doesn’t already know, but it got me reminiscing about all the...

A lesson in life, love, and happiness in Brussels

Over the incessant bar noise of patrons enjoying conversation with their friends, family, and lovers, he leaned across the beer-soaked table to me, and asked, “Are you happy?” I gave an awkward sigh, a slight laugh, and replied, “Trying to be. Are...

Taylor On A Trip in Review: September 2017

Hello, my name is Taylor, and I’m basic AF. I’m not talking about the fact that I wear UGG’s (I don’t), that I love ‘Friends’ (I don’t), or that I drink endless Pumpkin Spice Latte’s (I really, really don’t),...

72 Hours ‘Til Midnight in Paris

A word for the wise; don’t try and do Paris in 72 Hours. Stay for a week, two weeks, hell, stay for a month if you can. Do whatever you need to do to get to know Paris intimately. Breathe in her smells, get drunk on her wine, and fall in love with her art....

Taylor On A Trip In Review: July 2017

Summer is in full swing here in southern Saskatchewan. Every day seems to hit close to 30 degrees and I have been on an intense, yet accidental, tanning spree since I arrived July 1st. And while we are making small talk about the weather, It would be wrong to not...

Five reasons why I’m in love with Porto, Portugal

I fell in love with Porto the moment I stepped off the bus from Lisbon.  I strolled out of the bus station and onto the sunny, cobblestone street at about 3:30 PM on April 17th. Squinting from the sun, I took in the Portuguese-style buildings standing in front of me,...
Hey there, I'm Taylor! I'm a traveller in a leather jacket with a deep love of all things rock n' roll. Although I have absolutely zero actual musical ability whatsoever, my ultimate passion is travelling the world with music as my compass, exploring all those points of musical relevance as I go. Let's geek out together!

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