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

Canada, Toronto

Toronto Day 2: Strange Love – Joon's Restaurant – First Tesla Road Trip

Featured image: Dakgalbi @ Joon's Restaurant. Photo credit. Aaron. It was a nice and productive morning for me. I had breakfast and got some blogging done at a nearby coffee shop, Strange Love, with an extremely high rating of 9.0 on Four Square. It was a cozy coffee shop only a few tables in the… Continue reading Toronto Day 2: Strange Love – Joon's Restaurant – First Tesla Road Trip

Canada, Toronto

Toronto Day 1: Tesla Pick Up – Burger's Priest – St. Lawrence Market – Distillery District – Tuk Tuk Canteen

Featured image: Shrimp and crab meat siu mai and braised pork belly on rice @ Tuk Tuk Canteen. Photo credit: Aaron. Lighting credit: Galvin. We had to go down to Toronto a few weekends ago to pick up Aaron’s new love, the Tesla Model 3. We took an early morning flight and landed in Toronto with… Continue reading Toronto Day 1: Tesla Pick Up – Burger's Priest – St. Lawrence Market – Distillery District – Tuk Tuk Canteen

Canada, Kelowna

Kelowna Road Trip Day 3: Kelowna – Coquitlam – Vancouver

Featured image: Mountain view on our way back from Kelowna. Last day in Kelowna was pretty much a travel day for us. The coffee-lovers amongst our group needed their morning coffee, so we quickly stopped by Pulp Fiction Coffee House before our journey home. This was highly-rated online and was as hipster as it gets.… Continue reading Kelowna Road Trip Day 3: Kelowna – Coquitlam – Vancouver

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Kelowna Road Trip Day 2: Wine and Cheese Tour

Featured Image: Wine tasting @ Quail's Gate Estate Winery. Photo credit: Aaron. One of us fell sick overnight so we took it easy this morning and started our day a little later. Luckily, we decided not to join an organized wine tour so our schedule was relatively flexible. Quail's Gate Estate Winery Led by our… Continue reading Kelowna Road Trip Day 2: Wine and Cheese Tour

Canada, Kelowna

Kelowna Road Trip Day 1: Vancouver – Abbotsford – Chilliwack – Kelowna

Featured image: Elvis Platter @ Memphis Blues. Photo credit: Aaron. I know. I’ve been slacking on the travelling front. So, recently while we were in Vancouver, we decided to go on a road trip/getaway to Kelowna, BC! Any awesome road trip should start with a good breakfast. We decided to stop by Scandilicious before we… Continue reading Kelowna Road Trip Day 1: Vancouver – Abbotsford – Chilliwack – Kelowna

Canada, Top ___ lists

Top 7 must eats in Vancouver, Canada – 2017 edition

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