My 2016: a year in travel photos

2016 was yet another amazing year full of wonderful travels. As per last year, and years before, 2016 began in sunny San Diego. We hiked the mountains and shopped the malls. We were also invited by Lego to visit the Legoland theme park! March 2016 took us to Hong Kong once again to visit family…

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Part 1: Mistakes & Successes of our trip to Seoul – the goes, do’s and don’ts

Carl got me hooked on South Korea’s famous variety show, Running Man, 2 years ago. Since then, I’ve been obsessed with the Korean culture. The food, the sites, the people. So when we saw the Toronto > Hong Kong > Taiwan > Korea adventure, we hopped on it right away. I made an extensive itinerary that…

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Travel Guide: Planning our trip to Seoul, South Korea

When traveling to a foreign place (like Italy last year), I like to map out my day hour by hour. I know, it sounds less spontaneous and adventurous this way but if I’m traveling half way across the world, I better make the most of my time. I searched the web to see if any other travel bloggers…

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Traveling Tastebuds Series #1: Korean Radish and Ox Bone Soup

I have been obsessed with Asian cuisine lately, especially Korean food (most likely because I’ve been watching 3 episodes of Running Man per night and they’re always eating delicious looking food). While most of their soups and stews are spicy and red, I opted for this simple Korean Radish and Ox Bone Soup. There’s a…

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IMO: Avoid these tourist traps from Toronto to Thailand

We’ve all been there, we pay a hefty fee for admission only to be disappointed by mediocre exhibits in tourist traps. In my own opinion, here are some places I’ve been to that I would not recommend and maybe some alternatives to consider: Toronto Let’s start local. The CN Tower in no doubt offers a…

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The Roadtrip Girl’s choice for top attractions in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has always been my second home. Well, it was really my first home. Born in Hong Kong, my family immigrated to Toronto when I was 4 years old but the sights, sounds and love for Hong Kong remained with me. After my first year in university and savings from my first part time…

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The Foodie Tour: 3 days, 2 nights in Taipei, Taiwan

I recently went on a 3 day, 2 night adventure to Taipei, Taiwan and it was truly amazing! This guide will give you a good idea of where to eat, where to go in Taiwan. As our flight arrived to Taipei late in the day, we took the opportunity to rest at our hotel (we…

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