Back in March, we went on a spontaneous trip to one of my favorite places on Earth, Iceland. With daily flights from Toronto to Reykjavik on WOW Air and Icelandic Air, Iceland is quite accessible as a travel destination. Having been to Iceland during the summer season, I was excited to show my partner why I love this land and also experience Iceland in winter, hoping to chase some northern lights.
Last month’s trip was first my time ever in Beijing and I was super excited about all the food, and Beijing did not disappoint me. From the street of Wanfujing to various alley ways throughout the city, Beijing had a lot of interesting street food that I’ve never tried before. Continue reading
Sandholt Bakery is located in the heart of Reykjavik as part of Sandhotel. The bakery has a reputation as the best in Iceland built upon its long history of bakers from the same family. It was delightful to have come across it this past Spring and I am still thinking about its delicious croissant with the house made strawberry jam. Continue reading
Located near St. Lawrence Market is one of my favorite go-to places for a slice of impeccably balanced (flavour and appearance) roll cake and a tasty cup of coffee. The Kinka family really did well by bringing Neo Coffee Bar to the newly bustling cafe scene in the city of Toronto. Continue reading
I recently found myself an intriguing little restaurant during my drive to another dinner date at the west end of Toronto. From first glimpse, it looked cozy and was bustling with people. My boy and I finally were able to dine at Skippa this past weekend and it was truly a delightful experience. Continue reading
Knowing that I would be spending my holiday in Japan this past winter, I have started a list of unique coffee shops that I would like to visit. I especially like shops that are located off the beaten path because there tends to be other cool stores that are worth discovered on the way. Continue reading
There is definitely no shortage of interesting cafes or coffee shops in Japan, especially in Kyoto. Aside from the traditional, old school cafes that I love to discover, third wave coffee has also made its mark in the old capital of Japan.