Category: Netherlands and Switzerland 2017

Time to go home, so here’s a summary of my trip!

Sadly all good things must come to an end, and it is that time. Today was my last full day, tomorrow I’m leaving Bern around 9am to catch by 1pm flight back home. Talk about an amazing trip! Besides the fact that I feel like I need a vacation from this vacation it really was…




An inspirational few days

It’s Tuesday night here in Geneva and I’ve finally got a bit of a chance to sort myself out and dump some of my thoughts, so here goes! It’s been a wonderful and inspirational few days since I left Canada on Thursday last week. I got to start my trip by meeting up with my…




Trip coming soon – communication plan!

So the trip is coming soon – four days from today I’ll be in the air en route to Amsterdam! That in mind, I’m really excited to share pieces of this experience with anyone who’s interested in following along. For any IKEA junkies I’m planning on visiting the Delft store in the Netherlands which is…




My trip and changing the narrative around refugees

With a little under two weeks until I step on the plane from YYZ to AMS I’m starting to get excited for the trip! I’ve been getting some of the basics sorted out including the purchase of my rail pass (8 days) in Switzerland. I also got lucky with a cool auction item that I…




Countdown to Netherlands and Switzerland!

The countdown to my last big trip of the year is on, and I’m more than ready to go! A couple months ago I got an invitation from the IKEA Foundation to join other IKEA co-workers and IKEA Foundation staff at the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Awards in Geneva, Switzerland this October 2-3. To say I…