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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How to spend 2 days in San Francisco, day 1

Once in a while, work sends me on wonderful adventures – some more exciting than others. This time I got the chance to re-visit San Francisco. When my SFO trip was confirmed, I knew exactly what I wanted to do. The two things I missed last time because I overspent my time at the Disney…

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Complete Friday Date Night Guide in Toronto

With Carl and I both having full time jobs and new to this home ownership business, sure we spend a lot of time together but we don’t have much time to really enjoy each others’ company without chores. We decided to set off on a date night. Ever since visiting the Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World in Thailand (the largest…

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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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Our Cineplex VIP Cinema experience – watching the Imitation Game

Carl loves watching movies. No, he LOVES watching movies. I, on the other hand, find them to be a waste of time and money. Each time we watch a movie, we end up spending at least $50 with admission and food. I might as well go to the Keg and enjoy a nice piece of…

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San Francisco Itinerary – Day 1 – Suggestions?

This Christmas holiday, we’ll be heading off to San Francisco (Dec 26-Dec 30) for a few days. I’m looking for suggestions on where to go and your thoughts on the itinerary below. Please leave your suggestions/comments in the comment section below and we’ll be sure in incorporate!    …

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A local’s guide to touring Ontario – Fall Edition

Last December I wrote a post about touring Toronto in the Winter. One comment had mentioned that I did a poor job of showing my family around the city but I’m not sure if they were aware I tried to cater to my 10 year old cousin. This time, my uncle came during the end…

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Top places to chow down in GTA (North)

I decided to make this post simple since there’s quite a few places to write about! These are the places that we frequently eat in the GTA, maybe we’ll see you there 🙂 Markham Hana-Bi Sushi – Hwy 7 and Warden Top picks: Zen box 9 (dinner) Pros: Good service, decent portions, good price Cons: Freshness…

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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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