18 07, 2018

Ottawa Relocation – House Hunting Trip Travel – Fail, “Worst Episode ever”

2018-07-04T17:13:11+00:00Categories: Canada, Relocation|Tags: |

What can go wrong, CAN go wrong. We all read the stories of those perfect trips. For some, nothing "Ever" goes wrong. For us, we have finally reached our statistical threshold and experienced a worst-case travel scenario. This is a story of when a House Hunting Trip goes wrong. Successful but wrong, there is a difference. Everyone has that [...]

29 06, 2018

Unlikely things to miss about Canada

2018-07-01T11:38:20+00:00Categories: Canada|

It's been 4 long years that we have lived in Germany, and while I will miss my new home incredibly, there is nothing like being back on Canadian soil. I didn't even realize how much I missed Canada until we were visiting in April, to find a house at our new location. There are a handful of quirks, [...]

27 06, 2018

Admitting to legally using cannabis in Canada can get you banned from the U.S for life

2018-06-30T15:06:07+00:00Categories: Canada, USA|Tags: |

Even though recreational marijuana is legal in several US states, and will be legal in Canada starting October 17, possession of marijuana is still a criminal offence under US federal law. In 2014, Matthew Harvey made national headlines when he was denied entry, at the age of 37, for having admitted to smoking marijuana when he was 18. [...]

18 04, 2018

Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Canada

2018-04-28T20:37:14+00:00Categories: Canada|Tags: |

Ottawa, our nation’s capital. Moving to a new country can be scary. But moving back home can be just as nerve-racking. How has my home changed while we have been away? How have we changed while being away? Will we go back to some of the same bad habits we were forced to drop when we first left Canada? [...]