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Expat Diaries: 9 months away from home

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

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Road trips from Toronto: Collingwood and beyond

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

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Weekend Getaways: Montreal

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

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8 Alternative Nights Out in Toronto

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