I Travel. Big Time.

This open letter was sent to the 3 major French newspapers in the Montreal area – La Presse, Le Devoir & Le Journal de Montréal – in January-February 2017. It was never published, though it was written according to the requirements of each publication. So here it is, for your “pleasure”, and hopefully, for you to share around, so it can get the visibility it deserves. READ MORE…

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Haters Gonna Hate… But They (Still) Don’t Make Sense.

Have you ever noticed how, whenever something body positive – or “pro plus-size” – is published, the fat-shaming trolls always spread the same handful of comments? It’s like “eat less, move more, lose weight, you’re fat” is the solution to everything for these mean folks… and most times, it’s not even a pertinent answer. READ MORE…

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Why Body Positive & Plus-Size Blogs Are Now More Important Than Ever…

After 3 years of blogging and with a new trip coming, I started wondering on the pertinence of this blog in the blogosphere, after the years, and how I can bring it to the next level… I quickly realized that being a plus-size person in a so called “standard” world is STILL quite a challenge. READ MORE…

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CouchSurfing endorses Fat-Bashing (part 1)

After a (public) exchange on Twitter with @gotravel during which I mentioned my Indian epic adventures that included being kicked out by our Couch$urfing (C$) host in Goa, India (they were not “tagged” as you can see, just mentioned), they suggested I should write a reference, a thing I was reluctant to do up to now in order to maintain a certain “peace” and avoid public fights and retaliation. READ MORE…

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PS On A Plane: Exit Row + Belt Extension = TROUBLE !

Most of us already know about asking for a belt extension in order to buckle up when flying. But I found out at my own expense that belt extension + exit row seat = problems! READ MORE…

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