As much as I love travelling, the actual act of travelling to a dream destination can be very dreadful at times. It is definitely not fun being squished into narrow, questionably-comfortable seats, with limited leg room, alongside hundreds of strangers. Here, I’ve complied a list of things you can bring/do, to make your journey more enjoyable. ...Continue reading
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
Featured image: Sashimi bowl @ Tsukiji Fish Market. Photo credit: Aaron. A few of my friends have been asking about food recommendations in Japan, so here is my list! Of note, I only travelled to Tokyo and Kyoto so this is based on my time in those two cities. Aaron has been on a few… Continue reading Japan Nom Noms: What to eat in Japan?
Featured image: Sho Ka Do Bento @ Raisu. Those who know me would know that I have certain food cravings every time I return to Vancouver. The food scene in Ottawa is not bad if you know where to go, but the selection is definitely not as impressive as that in Vancouver, especially when it comes… Continue reading Top 7 must eats in Vancouver, Canada – 2017 edition
It's been a while. Having to pack again recently inspired me to write this post. Whether you are packing for a 2-week or a 2-month trip, the principles are the same. Earlier this year, I had to pack for a 2.5 month trip across Asia for the 30+ degree celsius tropical climate of Thailand as… Continue reading 9 practical tips for travelling carry-on only
It is not necessary to travel very far to enjoy the summer. There’s no need to wait until you’re on vacation to go hiking or to take that fun class or to go to the beach. You can have lots of fun just exploring your own city. And my city is Ottawa. Ottawa’s winters can… Continue reading *Special Civic Holiday Post* – Top 10 things to do in Ottawa this summer
I recently came back to my hometown, Vancouver, BC, for a visit and coincidently, my relatives from out-of-town were visiting at the same time. While showing them around, I was able to be a tourist in my hometown for a few days, which allowed me to compile a list of top tourist attractions in Vancouver,… Continue reading Vancouver, BC, Canada: Top 5 Tourist Attractions
Featured Image: Screenshot from Google Maps. With one of us being in the tech industry, we relied heavily on technology during our most recent Asia trip. We spent the extra money to get data or wifi almost as soon as we landed in order to make our lives easier. Some may say this is not a… Continue reading Top 5 Useful Apps While Traveling