Hey, I'm Mel!
I'm a tea sommelier, an adventurer, a language lover, and a photographer! I love finding new ways of seeing the world. Chasing an unconventional life inspires me. In my writing here I'm pursuing to be as raw and honest as possible. I'm goofy, sarcastic, and straightforward. I want to make you feel comfortable so you can sit down with a cup of tea and chat like we're family. Welcome to my corner of the internet.
Bosnia & Herzegovina July 13, 2017 36 Hours in Sarajevo The cosmopolitan capital city is reclaiming its identity from the war in the early ‘90s, and is polishing up a beautiful tourism trade. Sarajevo is the capital and largest city in Bosnia and Herzegov... Bosnia & Herzegovina February 7, 2017 The Best Tea House in Sarajevo I first heard it whispered about in the cozy kitchen of The Doctor's House hostel in Sarajevo. Čajdžinica Džirlo, or 'the hippie tea shop' as the girls at the hostel put it. It was my second day in Bo... The Sunday Letter May 8, 2016 The Sunday Letter Friday brought the last day of my internship with CBC in London. In a way, it's good because I don't think I could have afforded living in London much longer (although I am now a connoisseur of £2 din...