Traveling is one of the most impactful ways to learn so I never pass up the opportunity. This past spring I visited major cities in Japan in 2 weeks Tokyo, Kyōto and Osaka. Places: Being in an entirely new culture is the most incredible and eye-opening experience. I was able to take a class in traditional Japanese dance and was given the opportunity to try … Continue reading Japan 2017 – My tour around Japan
It’s been a long time since I have written a blog post so I thought I would come to say hi to you all and share a new post! Even though I am incredibly lucky to live such a beautiful life in Vancouver, life can get a little much sometimes and you simply need to step back and refresh. Towards the end of last month I realized I needed to take a break and decided to book a … Continue reading My Bali Experience 2016
This year I had the pleasure of visiting a beautiful place you may all know of as Cuba. This trip as my very first tropical holiday and omg do I now love topical destinations or what! I went for a family friends wedding and was able to experience my first destination wedding and first topical holiday all in one trip. It only felt right to bring my camera and share some of … Continue reading Cuba 2016
Today marks one year of my blog http://www.roopjohal.wordpress.com, and oh my goodness have I come on one amazing journey or what! I couldn’t be happier to have created a platform and to share it with such amazing, community orientated and supportive followers. I want to say thank you to all of you who read and watch my blog. Opening a blog was something I wanted to do for a very … Continue reading One Year of the Roopjohal blog!
For this post I decided to do something a little different and have a combination of classic written blog post and a video to go along. I had a lot of fun creating this post and I hope you guys enjoy. Mornings for me are not always the same and a lot of the time it depends on what I have planned for the day. But … Continue reading My Morning Routine
It is natural to feel sadness but that doesn’t mean sadness should control or take over our mood. Many people bypass the greatness of being happy and instead dwell on the sad. I am far from an expert but I can say from experience that being in control of your emotions and training your mind to be more optimistic results in a happier you. That being said, it’s … Continue reading How to be a happier you!
Whether it’s for breakfast, lunch, or dinner I am always happy to have pancakes! Here is my recipe for perfectly fluffy pancakes, Ingredients: 1. 3 large free range eggs 2. 115g plain flour 3. 1 tsp. baking power 4. 140 ml milk 5. Cooking oil Instructions: 1. Separate the egg yolks and the egg whites into two bowls. 2. Add baking power, flour and milk to the egg … Continue reading How to make perfect pancakes
A big thank you ever so much to elenarasbear for nominating me for the Liebster Award. This has put a huge smile on my face! I am truly so happy and thankful for your support, it really means a lot! Everyone please go and check out her blog at elenarasbear.wordpress.com. What the Liebster Award is: A Liebster Award is an award given by bloggers to other bloggers. The award creates … Continue reading The Liebster Award!
A lot of things come to mind when I think of winter, the days get darker, colder and if you’re in Vancouver it rains more and more. But hey this means more evenings tucked under a blanket watching your favorite films and ordering take out for dinner. Even though I love me some summer sunshine and iced cold drinks, I do enjoy the fresh cold winter air. I thought we had … Continue reading My Winter Essentials
So until today I had never been to Grouse mountain in the winter. I had no idea what to expect and was amazed by it’s beauty once we got to the top. The only mountain I have ever climbed before was a mountain in Wales when I was 15, many years ago. Of course I had to bring my camera to capture the Canadian glory. The mountain has … Continue reading Grouse Mountain