VISIT

  • Instagram Tour: Toronto

    For 10 years, my husband Johnny Jet and I have traveled the world together. And when we learned that we were expecting our first child, that didn’t slow us down much. But towards the end of my pregnancy and during the first eight months of new parenthood, we stayed put. No packing our bags, no […] Read more…

  • 5 Great Weekend Escapes from LA

    For many, Los Angeles is a dream destination in and of itself. And it’s not hard to understand why. From the beautiful beaches to the vibrant night life, from the world class restaurants and shopping to the lure of celebrity sightings … there’s a lot going on in LA and there are plenty of reasons […] Read more…

STAY

  • Stay: Ritz-Carlton Residences Waikiki Beach

    I’ve long been a fan of Ritz-Carlton hotels. I’ve had the good fortune to stay in Ritz-Carltons all over the world, from Tokyo to Toronto, from Doha to Denver. And I’ve just been lucky enough to check out the newly opened Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach. To say I fell in love would be an understatement. From […] Read more…

  • Westin’s Rise and Ride Program

    One of the hardest things about traveling constantly is staying healthy and fit. When I’m at home, it’s so much simpler. I have easy access to healthy and nutritious foods but on the road, I tend to eat what’s quick, easy and nearby, which means I’m not always making the healthiest choices. At home, I […] Read more…

FLY

  • 7 Holiday Travel Tips

    Even though the holidays roll around every year at the exact same time, they often seem to creep up on us. Isn’t it hard to believe that yet another year is drawing to a close? If you’re traveling over the holidays, don’t let stress take away from the spirit of the season. These tips will […] Read more…

  • Earn up to 25K American Airlines AAdvantage Miles When You Switch to Sprint

    This post is brought to you by CJ Affiliate’s VIP Content Service. While this was a sponsored opportunity from Sprint, all content and opinions expressed here are my own. Can you imagine traveling without your smartphone? It’s hard to believe that just 15 years ago, that’s precisely what we did. We survived each and every […] Read more…

EAT

  • Thai Coconut Chicken Curry Slow Cooker Recipe

    One of the best things about travel is getting to know a new culture through its food. My husband and I love to check out local grocery stores when we’re traveling to see what kinds of things they have in stock that we don’t have at home, especially the fresh produce. When we’re in Asia […] Read more…

  • Best Date Night Restaurants in Toronto

    Valentine’s Day is around the corner and if you’re looking for the perfect romantic corner table for you and your someone special, look no further than this list of suggestions from Toronto-based bloggers who know the city inside out. From new Toronto hotspots to tried and true favourites you’ll love returning to over and over, […] Read more…

SHOP

  • Packing Guide: Tech Gadgets

    I admit it: I’m a gadget girl. I love my tech toys and when I travel, it’s nearly impossible to leave any of them at home. My smartphone, laptop, tablet, eReader and watch are all essentials … and the rest? Well, they all serve a very specific purpose. A portable charger always comes in handy […] Read more…

  • A Quick Guide to the iPhone X

    I often marvel at the impact smartphones have had on our lives. It wasn’t long ago when they didn’t even exist, yet suddenly, just like that, we can’t imagine how we ever lived without them. My iPhone serves so many purposes: It’s where I get my news and weather. It’s how I stay in touch. […] Read more…

WEAR

  • What to Wear on Safari

    Packing for the Micato safari I just returned from in Kenya and Tanzania was vastly different from packing for any other trip I’ve done. I traded in my favourite jeans and ballet flats for lightweight cargo pants and sturdy shoes, appropriate for bush walks. Read more…

  • Warm Weather Packing Guide

    Packing for vacation is always fun but packing for a warm weather getaway, whether it’s Europe in the summer or your favourite tropical island, tends to be even more fun! But what do you pack and what do you leave at home? It’s up to you what makes the cut but you can make your […] Read more…

SPOTLIGHT

  • How to Use Pinterest For Travel

    Pinterest has long been my favourite platform to share content on. It’s full of endless inspiration and I use it for everything from finding new recipes, birthday party ideas and decorating projects (it was an invaluable resource when I moved into my new house) to staying on top of fashion trends and planning my travels. […] Read more…

  • A Traveler’s Case for LASIK

    I remember the first time I realized my vision wasn’t as clear as it should be. I was 14 and my dad was standing on the staircase outside my bedroom door, asking what I wanted for lunch. I squinted at him, trying to make his blurry face come into focus. He stood there expectantly, wondering […] Read more…