One King West Hotel Toronto

One King West Hotel Toronto We had one night left in Toronto before our long-haul flight to Thailand, via a quick layover at an ungodly hour in Hong Kong. We wanted somewhere close to the AirBnB apartment we’d been staying in for the past four weeks, so we didn’t have a nightmare with our suitcases. […]

Vegan Kitchen Essentials – Final Part

Vegan Kitchen Essentials – Final Chapter For the previous posts in this series, see Part 1: Vegan Kitchen Essentials (Products To Make Your Life Tastier), and Part 2: Vegan Kitchen Essentials (Cupboard Essentials, including spices and oils) . This week we answer that question: But Where do you Get your Protein? Before I launch into more traditional vegan and […]

Dinosaur Provincial Park Alberta

Dinosaur Provincial Park Alberta This time, my lack of adventurousness is pretty lame-o. For our Grand Canyon visit, I’d torn my hamstring so we had to take it easy. That’s fair enough.  Torn hamstrings are pretty serious things. During our visit to Lake Agnes, it was a bizarre inner ear thing that afflicted me. For our […]

Butter Chicken Roti Toronto

Butter Chicken Roti Toronto Canada Sometimes I think the gods are just having a laugh when people keep thinking I’m asking for bacon when I say vegan. On the first occasion, I was at an Indian buffet restaurant in Hamilton. The majority of the dishes had every ingredient listed, but a couple of tasty looking […]

Vegan Kitchen Essentials – Part 2

Vegan Kitchen Essentials Part 2 If you missed out on our introduction, check it out at Part 1: Vegan Kitchen Essentials. For the final chapter in our series, focusing on how to get your protein and how much protein is enough, see Part 3: Vegan Kitchen Essentials.  Last Wednesday, we introduced you to some basic […]

PostNatal Depression Awareness Week

PostNatal Depression Awareness Week 16 – 22 November 2014 Usually our blogs sit firmly within the food and travel niche. This week, we’re going outside that for a good cause. This week is PostNatal Depression Awareness Week in Australia from 16 to 22 November 2014. This debilitating disease has caught a few of iyr friends and […]

Lake Agnes Canada

Lake Agnes Canada Last week, we posted about our serene walk around Lake Louise. After we checked out Lake Louise, we also did the “moderate” walk up to Mirror Lake, Agnes Lake, and to Agnes Lake Teahouse. Let me describe some of my symptoms to you during this walk: Dizzy spells, to the point of tipping over […]

Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa

Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa Posting this on a Monday morning is probably a little unfair… But it could also be great motivation to remind yourself why you’re at work – so that you can earn money to hang out in beautiful places where you can relax! Bora Bora has an impressive reputation. […]

Medieval Times Toronto Canada

Medieval Times Toronto Canada When I was in California with my sister last year, I described Medieval Times as good looking men with long hair and beards, riding horses. And accordingly, it seems rather popular with bachelorette/hen’s parties. Medieval Times describes itself as an exciting, family-friendly dinner attraction inspired by an 11th century feast and […]