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9 Things You Must Do in Montreal

It’s the second most populous Canadian city, and one of my favourites: Montréal. I’ve visited countless times, and it will forever have a special place in my heart. My parents moved to Montréal and got married there, when they first immigrated to Canada from the Caribbean. It’s also one of the best cities in the world for food, since its culinary scene is reflective of its rich history and diverse population. My most recent visit was with my good friend, Solmaz, for MTLàTable – Montréal’s restaurant week that takes place annually in the fall. But Montréal is really great to…

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8 Places to Eat & Drink in Vancouver

I was blown away by the food in Vancouver – and not for the obvious reasons, like sushi and seafood. On my first visit to Vancouver earlier this year, I was pleasantly surprised to see how diverse, cutting edge, and exciting Vancouver’s gastronomy scene really is! Check out my Vancouver Travel Guide here, which has recommendations on where to stay, a comprehensive list on what to do (and what not to do), and a handy list of things to know before you travel to Vancouver. Vancouver’s culinary scene is truly reflective of its diverse population. Naturally, there is a heavy…

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6 of the Best and Most Instagrammable Places in Chicago

Chicago is such a great city! I’ve been there twice. The first time was with my husband about 3 years ago. You can find my comprehensive travel guide to Chicago here. Fun fact: that was actually my first ever travel blog post (oh, what a long way I’ve come since then!). A few weeks ago, I joined the Butterball team on a press trip to Chicago to attend Turkey University (yes, it’s a thing!). We were only supposed to be there for a day and a half. But unfortunately for us, mother nature had other plans and our return flight…

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Girls' Adventure in Quebec
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Born to Let Go! | Girls’ Adventure in Québec

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. – Neale Donald Walsch When’s the last time you did something outside of your comfort zone? Like, reallllly outside of your comfort zone? When I travel, I’m adventurous when it comes to food (I did eat grasshoppers and crickets on my trip to Mexico City) and am totally down to do a couple ‘soft adventure’ activities. But, I can’t say that I’ve ever gone on a trip that was dedicated solely to adventure. So, when this opportunity with QuébecOriginal arose for an adventure in Québec, I was all for it! Why?…

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Places to check out in Colorado
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12 Places to Check Out in Colorado

Mountains, big cities, national parks, red rocks, hot springs, outdoor adventure parks – if you’re a nature lover, then Colorado is the place for you! I was invited by Colorado Tourism earlier this year with a group of 4 other creators (Raymond of Travelling Foodie, Bella of xoxoBella, Danielle of TO Foodies, and Craig of Big Daddy Kreativ). In 7 days, we visited 6 different cities – enough time to see some of the highlights of the state! As a first-timer to Colorado, I had no idea just how diverse the state is! While famous for its first-class ski resorts…

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Vancouver Travel Guide | Weekend Anniversary Getaway

Alex and I just celebrated our 2-year wedding anniversary on July 8th (where does the time go?!). To honour the occasion, we decided to travel to Vancouver—somewhere that’s been on my bucket list for ages! We started a new tradition of taking a big trip for our anniversary every year, instead of buying each other gifts. We have our sights set on Asia for October (fingers crossed!), but until then, we thought a little jaunt would do the trick to tide us over! As someone who previously assumed the journey was about 6 hours, I was so pleasantly surprised to…

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A Scavenger Hunt Road Trip with Buick Canada

Would you ever round up a group of girlfriends and go on a road trip, without knowing exactly where you were going? Would you ever embark on a scavenger hunt that could take you into unknown terrain or to places you’ve never been? Well, 4 of my girlfriends, Anna, Karen, Soheila, Solmaz, and I did exactly that a few weeks ago! The only certainty we had was our means of transportation: a 2019 Buick Envision. Truth be told, I have two sides to my personality. While I have a huge sense of adventure and like to be spontaneous, I also…

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How to Spend a Weekend in Southwestern Ontario

I’m a big proponent of local travel. Not only can you plan a trip for the whole fam that doesn’t break the bank, but you can also discover what’s in your own backyard and support local businesses. Lately, I’ve been doing a lot of local travel within Southern Ontario. I’ve visited Grand Bend & Sarnia, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Prince Edward County, and just spent another weekend in Southwestern Ontario (London, Essex County & Point Pelee, to be exact). All four were easy weekend road trips, and each destination is suitable for families, couples and/or groups of friends. Ontario’s Southwest has SO much…

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11 Things to Do in Prince Edward County

This year, I’ve been traveling a lot more than is usual for me, and am totally loving it (while grateful, at the same time)! Thus far, I’ve been to Jamaica, Disneyland, Los Angeles, Miami, and now, Prince Edward County. As I publish this today, my husband and I are en route to explore another destination, which I’ll be writing about in an upcoming post soon. While I love to travel to exotic destinations, it’s not always in the cards (or budget) for people. Living in Canada, we are totally spoiled with so much natural beauty in our provinces. Within Ontario,…

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How to Spend 36 Hours in Los Angeles

My husband and I went on a little jaunt to L.A. on our way back to Toronto from Disneyland a few weeks ago. It was our first trip to Disneyland (you can read my post on 12 ways to maximize your time at Disneyland here), and since we were only there for 4 days, we wanted to spend some time in La La Land before returning to the harsh Canadian winter. This was not our first time in L.A. But in the 5 years since our last visit, a lot had changed (while a lot had stayed the same). Being…

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