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Japan

Japan always has an unusual little trick up its sleeves and I love it. Food ticket machines are part of that. You’ll occasionally come upon a restaurant with a ticket vending machine near the entrance. It can be outside or…

Travel talk

Needless to say, there have been no memories made abroad in 2020. Things being the way they are, this year’s memories have all be created right here in Canada. Here’s to a year we’d like to forget… but never will.…

Italy

There’s something about walking down an old cobblestone road admiring European architecture, getting lost and discovering a little corner restaurant that serves the best pasta you’ve ever had in your life and listening to distant conversations taking place in Italian.…

France

Four days in Paris. There are worse ways of celebrating New Year’s. It was Stephanie’s first time in the City of Lights and she loved it. A lengthier stay is definitely on the to-do list.

Thailand

Bangkok is one of those South East Asian cities that just come alive after the sun goes down. I love those cities and I love Bangkok. Once the sun sets, don’t retire to your hotel room. Instead, head out and…

Travel talk

Thirty years. That’s how long I’ve been calling Montreal my home. This is where my mom lives. This is where my friends live. This is where I received most of my education, got my first job, my first girlfriend and…

Japan

Like most other Asian countries, Japan does not really do “continental breakfast” so don’t expect to be dining on eggs, bacon & toast in the morning. Most food venues that will be open in the early hours of the day…

Seychelles

The Aldabra Giant Tortoises can only be found in the Seychelles and are similar to the Giant Tortoises found in the Galapagos Islands. These gentle giants normally live for over 100 years but some individuals have been known to live…