Solo Travel to Rome

Yes, I know what you’re thinking: “Isn’t Rome one of the most romantic cities on the planet? Why in the world would anyone want to go there alone?” But here is the thing: We have yet to find a place in the world where everything you see – and we mean it, everything you see…

Québec, Oh Québec!

Visiting capital cities of anything is always an interesting experience. Sometimes they’re huge and gorgeous and awe-inspiring. Other times, they’re tiny and quiet and overshadowed by a much bigger metropolis nearby. And then, you have the ones who fall squarely in the middle of that: Beautiful, mid-sized, full of history, and full of charm. Enter:…

Road Trip to Burlington, VT (Day 2)

After a long day of walking and experiencing all kinds of food flavours, it was now time to go check in to our hotel. We usually try to book the cheapest hotels possible since we barely spend time there (unless it’s a resort of some sort). We found that an affordable option for a decent…

Himalayan Food in the Green Mountain State

Being some serious foodies, we’re always on the lookout for different culinary experiences. We’re especially stoked by things we’ve never ever tried or seen before. Enter: The Sherpa Kitchen, a restaurant specializing in Nepalese-Himalayan food. In Vermont. Let us say just how intrigued we were when, in the middle of strolling through Burlington’s downtown, we…

The Soweto Spirit

Imagine being in a large dark room, on a comfortable warm chair, where the peaceful silence makes you feel like you are sitting on clouds. Your body is at ease and your mind is at peace. You are as comfortable as you can be, and with anticipation, you are waiting for magic to happen. Then…

Tiptoe Through the Million Tulips

History is funny sometimes. Many things that you take for granted in the present day almost certainly had a deeper, more significant historical origin. Take Ottawa’s giant annual Canadian Tulip Festival. Every spring, the city becomes home to a literal million tulips all around its more picturesque parks, streets, and waterfronts. Looking at the flowers from…

Road Trip to Burlington, VT (Day 1)

We love road trips! It’s always a great way to go on a mini-vacation with a small budget and with little distance to cover. And the best type of road trips are the ones where you get to visit a different state/province, or better yet, a different country. In these instances, you can feel completely…

Choice Chocolates and Cool Confections

Let’s face it: One of the best ways to capture our attention is to present us with a luscious-looking dessert place. So, when we slowly sauntered up and down Church Street, the many rows of huge candied apples in Lake Champlain Chocolates‘ window display drew us in like moths to a flame (fortunately, there was…

Flawless Flatbread

Apparently, there’s a guy who drives all the way from Montreal to Burlington, Vermont, just to have pizza at a restaurant called American Flatbread (Burlington Hearth). This bit of culinary obsession impressed one of our friends enough that he went to American Flatbread to try out the pizza for himself. Four times. Our friend positively RAVES…