I have certainly written enough posts over the past year laced with apprehension and anxiety. Stepping back in time twelve months, there was still a big question mark over if and when we were moving abroad, which led to the feeling of being unsettled. End of January we got the go ahead, which meant February… Continue reading New Year: A year for positivity
There’s something about New York. When we found out we were moving to Toronto, one of the first places on our list of destinations to visit was New York. It’s only a 90 minute flight away, and we managed to go directly from Billy Bishop airport – which saved a lot of time and made… Continue reading Christmas in New York City!
Oh blog. You have been painfully and horrendously neglected recently. I promise it’s not because I don’t want to write, because I really do, it’s because life has been somewhat ordinary as of recent. It’s because we haven’t been on any exciting adventures outside of Toronto, and I haven’t cooked up any innovative recipes. It’s… Continue reading Expat Diaries: 9 months away from home
The clocks went back an hour yesterday. I always love it when the clocks go back, and the feeling of getting that extra hour in bed in the morning. I could wake up feeling, for once, refreshed at 7am – and enjoy an hour or so of reading in bed. Lazy mornings are the best.… Continue reading Toronto: What’s on your doorstep?
Thanksgiving weekend consisted of another weekend outside the city. This time we followed the trail of pumpkins to Collingwood, through Apple country and beyond to Tobermory. Fall did seem to be at its most beautiful stage, and even the drive from Toronto offered some wonderful sights of orange, red and gold. We arrived in Collingwood… Continue reading Road trips from Toronto: Collingwood and beyond
Last weekend consisted of a slightly longer weekend away to the French speaking province of Canada – Quebec, and specifically Montreal. We flew from Billy Bishop airport Thursday after work. Even though the weather was pretty stormy when we left, the city airport didn’t disappoint with spectacular views over the Toronto skyline on take-off (even… Continue reading Weekend Getaways: Montreal
As fun as going out to bars and restaurants can be, sometimes you just want to do something slightly different with your weekend evenings. Here is a list of 8 ‘alternative’ things to do with your evenings in Toronto. Axe Throwing Great for large groups (and the competitive among us), axe throwing ticks the box… Continue reading 8 Alternative Nights Out in Toronto