Monthly Archives: September 2017

Another Birthday Abroad!

Happy birthday to me!  I’ve had the opportunity to celebrate my past birthdays in different countries all over the world, including Ireland, Peru, and Costa Rica.  This year I had the incredible experience of celebrating my 16th birthday in France while on an exchange.  

Don’t You Want To Sail Away…

Our first week of our French exchange was so much fun!  From Monday to Friday, Mikhaila, Zoe, Juline, Clelia, and I were in a rowing and sailing summer camp in Annecy Lake, right up the street from Jacques and Virginie’s house.  In the morning we learned

All About Annecy!

After spending seven hours in an airplane, it was a relief to land  and meet up with the Lenoble family.  Although we were a bit nervous about travelling without our parents and pretty jetlagged, we were excited to start our French adventure!    The family

Let the Independent Adventure Begin!

It was only two short years ago when we first met the LeNoble family from Annecy, France.  Virginie, Jacques, Zoe and Juline were spending three weeks in Beijing, China.  We just happened to stay at the same awesome hutong. Our families both had two daughters and we

Canada 150!

Oh, Canada! What better timing could there be for our Aussie cousins to visit than during our incredible Canada 150 celebrations?!  As luck would have it (ok, there was some planning involved!), our Fam from the Land Down Under was able to join us for

All the Way From Down Under to Canada!

One thing we feel really good about with our Global FieldTrip is that is has inspired others to “go for it” and travel – especially our family from Australia!  Last Christmas, our cousins from outside of Melbourne wanted to experience a white Christmas in Canada

Exploring Ontario – the Adventure Awaits!

After a fabulous Global Field Trip night, we started the official tourist part of Ravi and Anju’s holidays. Let’s go Ontario! Of course, when you are in Ontario, one must go and see the famous Wonder of North America – Niagara Falls.  So we packed up

Welcome, Friends!

What do you get when you combine 40 friends, interesting foods, and special guests from India?  If you guessed a Global Fieldtrip Reunion, you guessed correctly! Way back in June we enjoyed the company of our dear friends from India, Ravi and Anju Puliani.  As

Vimy Ridge… 100 Years Later

“It was Canada from the Atlantic to the Pacific on parade.  I thought then… that in those few minutes I witnessed the birth of a nation.” This is the famous quote by Brigadier-General Alexander Ross talking about Canada’s role in the Battle of Vimy Ridge during