The Secret is Out: You Need to Travel to Buffalo

Discover Buffalo…before everyone else does! Growing up in Ontario, I’ve always been just a hop and a jump away from the Canada/USA border. When thinking about Buffalo, a few images used to come to mind. First, I’d imagine mountains and mountains of snow. We received one Western New York TV station when I was growing up. During the winter months, … Read More

Best Coffee Shops in Ottawa

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For all the coffee addicts out there (like me!), I’ve rounded up the best coffee shops in Ottawa. When I travel to a new place, I’m always looking for a great cup of coffee. Whether it’s a dark roast coffee, an espresso, a latte with plant-based milk, or the local specialty, I’m willing to give it a try. You know, … Read More

Amber Cove Cruise Port Guide, Dominican Republic

It’s a destination in itself! The Amber Cove cruise port in Dominican Republic is truly a destination in itself. Although it’s always a good idea to get out and experience the country you’re visiting, you could easily spend a day right in port for a relaxing holiday. Amber Cove is great for couples, families, and friends and there’s always something … Read More

Impact Travel: Dominican Republic Fathom Cruise

My experiences on board the Fathom Adonia, sailing to the Dominican Republic. It was my first time traveling to the Dominican Republic, and I was delighted to be traveling with a purpose. Yes, I was traveling on a cruise ship. However, this was no ordinary cruise ship. Fathom Cruises, owned by the Carnival Corporation, is the first cruise line focusing … Read More

Toronto Veg Food Fest 2016

It was another amazing celebration of vegan food! It’s no secret that I really look forward to the Toronto Veg Food Fest. Like so many others, I like to call it, “Vegan Christmas.” It’s an annual free event at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre, organized by the Toronto Vegetarian Association. Veg Food Fest takes place on the second weekend of September from … Read More

Hamilton Ontario Vegan International Food Tour

An international restaurant food tour of Hamilton Ontario vegan style! I was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. I haven’t lived in the area for a long time. Predominantly known for its steel mills, Hamilton is now emerging as a center for arts and culture. Similarly, there’s a burgeoning food scene in the Steel City. As Hamilton is very multicultural, it … Read More

Coffee Traditions Around the World

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No matter if I’m traveling or at home, I’m always searching for the best cup of coffee. There are many coffee traditions around the world. This caffeinated beverage is versatile, not to mention comforting and delicious. If you’re a coffee lover and you travel, be sure to try a cup that’s prepared in a traditional manner. Live like the locals … Read More

Connecting Over Coffee: How Coffee Brings Us Together

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All over the world, people are united by their love for coffee. From country to country, coffee is prepared and served in a variety of ways. Some traditions run deep, some are recognized for their cultural significance, and some are simply for the love of the beverage. What remains the same is that coffee brings people together. There’s nothing like … Read More

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