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The Good,Bad & Ugly Of Chanel Spring 1994 Runway Collection

Chanel for some purveyors of fashion can be a loaded six-letter word. Equally lauded and loathed, that double C mirrored emblem like it or leave it has stood the test of time. Chanel was founded in 1910 as a fashion house, one hundred and ten this year. Today let’s delve

Once Upon A Time In Quebec City…

Hello loyal readers, let’s take a trip 3 1/2 hours east of Montreal this week to a place called Quebec City. I recently spent 3 days/nights there for my 36th Birthday. Last year I was couchsurfing in Hollywood. It’s not a place I would have ever seen myself going out

First Impressions of Montreal As An Anglophone

Hello loyal readers and thank you for being patient while I take more time to put these posts together. I’ve now been in Montreal by way of Tijuana (a.k.a Tijufuckinguana) for a full month. I didn’t want to write this article too soon or too late to make sure I’m

Moving From Mexico to Canada as an Expat

Hello loyal readers, I’m finally happy to say that I am officially no longer a residing in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. I was able to make it out of the most violent city currently on earth and head north of the border back to my country of origin. Canada. Or

A Glimpse Into Frida Kahlo’s Painfully Beautiful World

Hello loyal readers. Let’s get into 2 of my favorite stops I made on my recent trip to Mexico City today. One was Frida Kahlo’s house converted into a Museum. The second was Diego Rivera’s tomb which boasts vast collections of his sculptural work and paintings. These where both two

How To Deal With Street Harassment In Style

Happy New Year loyal readers. 2020 is here and this marks the first post of the new year. Unfortunately, just because the year changes doesn’t mean anything is changing. That’s why I want to get into a really sore subject for women. Street Harassment. It’s not acceptable, I want to

Tijuana’s #1 Dive Bar & A Disco Dress Horror Story

I can officially say I’m over the nightlife in Tijuana. However, I don’t have all bad things to say about it. I want to put some shine on the last standing proper dive bar in Tijuana in today’s post. A diamond in a whole lot of rough. If you must

How to Dress for a Lunch Date in San Diego

Another week another story told through personal style. Today let’s dive into some details of my day date in San Diego. Where I go to escape the brutality of Tijuana at least once a week. I really wanted to treat myself to a proper steak lunch so I searched what

I Miss New Wave.. A Goth Girl Club Kid Memoir

Living in this part of Mexico one of the most lacking things is finding entertainment. Especially alternative entertainment. Baja California Norte is not a hotbed for culture only tourism. Not a lot of acts tour through this part of Mexico. Be it the ever increasing homicide rate or the fact