Planning Holidays When Your Life is One Long Holiday

Planning Holidays When Your Life is One Long Holiday

I should probably start by clarifying that our life is not actually one long holiday. Although we are away from our home country, Tristan and I are both working full-time jobs and endeavouring to live in Canada as locals. Of course, despite still needing to do all the mundane things you would when you are not on holiday – grocery shopping, renting an apartment, paying the bills, etc. – simply being away from “home” means it is nonetheless hard to kick that holiday feeling! Continue reading

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High / Low – November 10, 2016

The last couple of weeks have found us focused on two main things – delicious food and too much politics (sometimes, at the same time). Going forward, we don’t plan to spend much more time talking about the US election, but hopefully we can get around to writing about some of the spectacular meals we’ve had – mainly because, in our experience, when you are new to Toronto, it’s hard to know where to go to find quality, but not fine dining, food. For now, here’s our High / Low (and for once, it’s Tristan whose high relates to food). Continue reading

That Time We: Visited New York City

Tristan exploring Wall Street

Living on the same continent as the ‘Land of the Free’ means we will hopefully be making a lot of trips across the border.  Last month, we zipped down to the Big Apple and checked off another item on our Bucket List.

Having made a pretty good dent in the NYC tourist attraction list when we visited in January 2015, this trip was all about catching up with a fellow Aussie expat over all the food and drink we could handle.  Here are some of the highlights: Continue reading