Canada, Prince Edward County

Prince Edward County: Day 2

For breakfast this morning, we walked to Vic Cafe, a very popular restaurant here in Picton. Unfortunately, they had a bit of a wait (20-30 minutes) and we had to check out in 1 hour so we decided to defer our visit till next time. Luckily, right down the block, we came across a bicycle… Continue reading Prince Edward County: Day 2

Canada, Prince Edward County

Prince Edward County: Day 1

For a simple August long weekend getaway, we decided to head to Prince Edward County for some food, wine and relaxation. We’ve been here a few years ago and took a guided wine tour already, so we wanted to do our own exploring this time. We left Ottawa at around 10am and after a short… Continue reading Prince Edward County: Day 1

Business Lounge @ Via Rail in Ottawa
Canada, Kingston, Tips

Business Class on Via Rail: Ottawa – Kingston

I had to travel to Kingston for work recently and was booked on Business Class, so it provided me with the opportunity to blog about my experience. I am generally a huge fan of travelling by train. There are no security lines, the seats are more spacious, there is free wifi (albeit spotty) and I… Continue reading Business Class on Via Rail: Ottawa – Kingston

Canada, Special occasion, St. Johns, Top ___ lists, Toronto, Vancouver

Bowsing my way through Canada’s Top 100 Restaurants 2018: My Food Diary

As we near the end of 2018, I would like to see how I am doing in terms of working my way through this year's Canada's 100 Best Restaurants list. I've been to several of these restaurants over the years, so I thought it would be interesting to see how I was doing at this point… Continue reading Bowsing my way through Canada’s Top 100 Restaurants 2018: My Food Diary

Canada, Toronto, Wellness

7-Step Guide to Planning Your Own Self-Care Retreat

Those who have followed my last few posts would have joined me on my impromptu 4-day self-care retreat in Toronto. Day 1 - Indulge Day 2 - Move Day 3 - Relax Day 4 - Accomplish For those who prefer the TL;DR version, here is it. You, too, can plan your own self-care retreat either… Continue reading 7-Step Guide to Planning Your Own Self-Care Retreat

Canada, Toronto, Wellness

4-Day Self-Care Retreat in Toronto, Canada: Day 4 – Accomplish

Featured image: Tea, carrot loaf and chia pudding @ Page One Coffee Note: this is part of a 4-part series. Links below for Days 1-3: Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Morning person As a morning person, I tend to wake up 2-3 hours before Aaron (the night owl). On days I don't have to… Continue reading 4-Day Self-Care Retreat in Toronto, Canada: Day 4 – Accomplish

Canada, Toronto, Wellness

4-Day Self-Care Retreat in Toronto, Canada: Day 3 – Relax

Featured image: Khao Soi Beef @ Little Khao - Assembly Chef's Hall Note: this is part of a 4-part series. Links below for Days 1 and 2. Day 1 Day 2 Confession I did check my work inbox this morning. I understand this is not the most wellness-inducing activity but there are parts of my… Continue reading 4-Day Self-Care Retreat in Toronto, Canada: Day 3 – Relax

Toronto sign in front of City Hall
Canada, Toronto, Wellness

4-Day Self-Care Retreat in Toronto, Canada: Day 2 – Move

Featured image: Toronto sign outside the city hall. Note: this is part of a 4-part series. Click here to catch up on day 1. Coffee + reading: one of my favourite pastimes My morning started off with strolling over to Dineen Coffee for some breakfast. This was rated as the #1 place for espresso in… Continue reading 4-Day Self-Care Retreat in Toronto, Canada: Day 2 – Move