Julie Lopez

My name is Julie, or Julie-Anne for anyone that knew me prior to age 9. I have been actively running, skiing, skating, hiking and biking since the day I was able to pick myself back up after falling. I join Eight Days A Week to combine my love for sport and writing, and strong appreciation of creativity and teamwork.

My name is Julie, or Julie-Anne for anyone that knew me prior to age 9. I have been actively running, skiing, skating, hiking and biking since the day I was able to pick myself back up after falling. I join Eight Days A Week to combine my love for sport and writing, and strong appreciation of creativity and teamwork.

Being Canadian Abroad

“Where are you from?” The question that I’ve been asking and answering the most frequently since starting my travels two weeks ago. When I answer with Canada, the usual reaction is excitement, the occasional ‘Oh wow, that’s so far!’ – but generally, it is genuine interest in the country that I am very fortunate to …