Category Archive: Travel

Remember when we had a blog?

Unbelievably this entire year has passed without a blog post.  Thankfully, the internet never forgets so this blog is still here and I’m resolving to not neglect it as much in 2016. 2015… Continue reading

Whistler Revisted

February 26-28, 2014 While there’s a Polar Vortex causing colder than usual temperatures in Vancouver, Sydney was hit with one of its hottest days in November history on Friday when it hit 41C… Continue reading

The List: Item 184. Le Petit Gateau, Melbourne & Hardward Societe Cameo

Ticked off The List: October 6, 2014. Le Petit Gateau is a patisserie that I discovered via Instagram. Though it is slightly disconcerting that its software can discern recommendations for me based on… Continue reading

The List: 183. Cacao Lab, Melbourne

Ticked off The List: October 5, 2014 In a bit of a blogging fail, I didn’t get the names or descriptions of these delectable desserts from Cacao Lab in the CBD.  I assumed… Continue reading

Melbourne October 2014 – Day 1. Nieuw Amsterdam & Pie Face Cameo

We were in Melbourne last weekend for the Sydney Labour Day long weekend and it was amazing.  And if we were away last weekend, why has it taken so long for me to… Continue reading

The List: Item 30. Victoria, Vancouver Island

Ticked off The List: September 5, 2012 Victoria is a tourist must – if you have more than a couple days in Vancouver, it’s worth taking the ferry over to see the the… Continue reading

The List: Item 5. Granville Island & Public Markets

Ticked off The List: August 30, 2012 Perhaps my favourite place in all of Vancouver is Granville Island. A perfect summer day is spent wandering the various shops and the Public Market and… Continue reading

The List: Item 21. Melbourne (Part 2 – Laneways of Graffiti Art)

The List: Item 21. Melbourne (Part 1, Brunches at Hardware Society and Mr. Close)

Ticked off The List: September 6, 2013 Anh took me down to Melbourne for a weekend during my last trip to Australia in September last year.  It was an absolute foodie dream with… Continue reading

The List: Item 78. Thierry Café

Ticked off The List: August 27, 2012 and then countless times after Located in downtown Vancouver, down the street from Tiffany & Co, and between several Glowbal Group restaurants is Thierry. Serving beautiful… Continue reading

The List: Item 37. Fish ‘n Chips – Go Fish, Granville Island

Ticked off The List: August 31, 2012 The best fish ‘n chips in Vancouver (in my opinion) is just off of Granville Island at Go Fish. You can call in your order for… Continue reading

The List: Item 31. Whistler, Peak 2 Peak Gondola

Ticked off The List: September 9, 2012 We’ve been to Whistler twice now, once in the summer and once for a mini getaway in the winter.  When we visited in the summer, we… Continue reading

The List: Item 3. Japadog

Ticked off The List: September 3, 2012 A Vancouver institution that began with a single hot dog stall that expanded into several and a restaurant.  It’s a must visit for a fan of… Continue reading

The List: Item 109. Café Medina

Ticked off The List: August 2012, again February 2014 Café Medina is a Vancouver brunch staple.  The sister restaurant to acclaimed Chambar right next door, it’s a small restaurant that almost always has… Continue reading

The List: Item 146. Chicken ‘n Waffles

Ticked off The List: February 2014 It was a bewildering combination to Anh when I first mentioned my quest for it. It took a bit of explaining to an Aussie that the combination… Continue reading