Initial Impressions of Hong Kong

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As I stepped off the airplane into the chute that leads you into the airport, my immediate thought was “wow, is it ever warm! And kind of muggy.” Of course it was going to be warm. All week the weatherman had been reporting highs of 25°C, but it didn't register in my mind until I actually felt it. Coming from almost below 0°C temperatures, being in a warm environment was so far from my mind. Getting into the taxi, I gave our location to our taxi driver. In English. He didn't understand.  Right, time to switch on the rusty and awkward Continue Reading

4 Restaurants You Must Eat At in Victoria, BC

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Victoria is known as the city of brunch with so many fantastic options littered throughout the city. But what about those times where you want something more than brunch options? Luckily, Victoria has plenty of other great food options as well. When I was living in Victoria, I had a few favourite haunts and now when friends and family head to the island, these are the places I recommend they check out. Ferris’ Oyster Bar and Grill Oysters are the name of the game here at Ferris' Oyster Bar and Grill. Whether you like them on the Continue Reading

Top 5 Things to Do in Victoria, BC

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Victoria, BC is the capital of the province of British Columbia in Canada. A short ferry ride through the Gulf Islands from Vancouver, the city is well worth an overnight trip. Known as “The Garden City”, Victoria is beautiful to walk from it’s lovely Inner Harbour and downtown areas to exploring some of it’s history in Canada’s oldest Chinatown. With so many of my friends, looking for an escape from the bustle of Vancouver and heading to Victoria, here are my 5 favourite things to do in the city: Walk around Inner Harbour The beautiful Continue Reading

I’m Going on an Adventure! Hong Kong Here I Come!

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As you sit reading this I'm off on an adventure to Hong Kong! This is the first time in almost 10 years that I've been in Asia and I'm super excited. My family is originally from Hong Kong and while most of them have left the city for other parts of the world, it'll be interesting to see the city my parents grew up in. Exploring my roots so to speak. I have been to Hong Kong before. The first time I was just a wee one of 5 years. The second, was a quick 24 hour blur of the city before heading off to Cambodia and Thailand. This time around, I Continue Reading