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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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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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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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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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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Toronto’s Winterlicious/Summerlicious Restaurant Reviews

With the SARS epidemic in 2003, the City of Toronto wanted to find a way to revitalize the restaurant trade during slow times of the year. They came up with Winterlicious and Summerlicious events where participating restaurants offer prix fixe menus at $15, $20 or $25 for lunch and $25, $35, and $45 for dinner…

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