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[15 Oct 2009 | 2 Comments | ]

It’s been a crazy month and a half and I’d like to take some time to say what’s been happening with my blog, with my life, with my travels, studies, etc. First, I’d like to say that I thank everyone who asked me for advice on dating and relationships and that if I haven’t published the posts yet then they’re coming shortly. I’m a little back-up on them and it seems like I receive a new question every other day.
What Is Up, Amsterdam?!
I haven’t been taking it easy in Amsterdam …

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[13 Sep 2009 | 4 Comments | ]

I went to the Red Light District the other day. No, it wasn’t for the sex… well, at least that time it wasn’t for the sex. I was looking for junkies to buy a bicycle from. Unlucky for me, I only ran into drug dealers dealing coke and E, but no bikes. So I went to a legitimate source and paid 100 euros for decent bike. I’ve been in the city for more than two weeks and walking is just no longer an option. I was happy with my new …

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[10 Sep 2009 | 6 Comments | ]

No, I’m not talking about the Jolie movie in this post, but the importance of travel. The song, “The Changeling” by The Doors have lyrics that go like:
I live uptown,
I live downtown,
I had money, and I had none,
But I never been so broke
That I couldn’t leave town
It’s a phenomenal song, or maybe I’m just a huge The Doors fan, but either way, ever since I moved to Amsterdam, I have been wanting to travel as much as possible. I’ve been around Amsterdam, mostly by walking and tram and starting tomorrow by bicycle, …

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[8 Sep 2009 | One Comment | ]

I woke up at 9am today. What a horrible morning. To let you know, my normal wake-up schedule is around 2pm, so as you can see 9am is pushing the limits of my abilities. I needed to get my living and working permit in Amsterdam and I had my appointment at 10am. The day started off in the worst possible of ways. It looked cold from my window so I dressed up like a Siberian and went out to find out that it was like 20 degrees Celcius outside. I …

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[4 Sep 2009 | 3 Comments | ]

It’s 3pm and I just crawled outta bed. Thank God I don’t have a hangover. Last night was the first night I decided to go out on a prowl to look for girls in Amsterdam. My first week was all about picking and arranging courses, settling down, checking out the scenes, and basically being a tourist. Yesterday was a Thursday and I don’t have class Fridays so I got tired of not having too many girls I’d like to sleep with on my cellphone, so I went pub/club hopping. I …

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[27 Aug 2009 | 2 Comments | ]

Today I wanted to write a quick post about the past few days. It’s been a hell of a few days with all the flying from Toronto to Brussels and from there to Amsterdam, but I’m finally here and finally writing again. I’m blogging from my new home where the internet is limited, but who really needs too much internet when they’re in Amsterdam anyways? Now, I’ve made a couple of quick videos capturing my new room and roomate. We went out last night and met some other people on …

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[31 Mar 2009 | 3 Comments | ]

Back a few months ago I wrote a post on foreign exchange and that I was heading either towards Amsterdam, Holland or Stockholm, Sweden for my third year of university. Well after an interview process and a statement of interest, I was nominated to become the only person from my university to be entitled the position of being York University’s Political Science major to study in University of Amsterdam. Now I just wanted to mention that even though I’m moving in around August of this year, I am still going to continue …