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: The Westbury Dublin

    I love landing in Europe and my recent trip to Ireland was no exception. Flying from Toronto to Dublin on Aer Lingus was a dream, thanks, not in small part, to the lovely, lilting Irish accents that greeted passengers upon boarding the aircraft and our bulkhead seats that gave us access to a baby bassinet. […] Read more…

  • A Four Seasons Hawaii Babymoon

    I feel like people fall into two categories. Those who not only know what a babymoon is but have lots of suggestions on where to go and what to do. And those (ahem, mom!) whose eyes widen at hearing the word and ask, “Now WHAT is a babymoon?” For those who fall into the latter […] Read more…

FLY

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

  • 8 Travel Hair Dryers That Will Fit in Your Carry-On

    As a former ‘carry-on only’ kind of traveler, I would never dream of packing my hair dryer when I travel. In an effort to conserve space and streamline my packing process, I’d eliminate anything that I knew the hotel would already have. That included shampoo and conditioner and of course, a hair dryer. Why take […] Read more…

  • 12 Great Finds for Moms and Kids at The Baby Cubby

    When my husband and I learned that we were expecting our first child, we were over the moon, excited beyond description. We dreamed about all the incredible ways our lives were going to change as we welcomed a baby into the world and I instantly went into mommy mode, decorating the nursery in my mind […] Read more…

WEAR

  • Travel in Comfort and Style in Tretorns

    Used to be, I’d choose style over comfort. Every. Single. Time. But that was in my teens and twenties and I’ve grown up since then. These days, it’s all about finding that perfect balance between comfort and style, especially when I travel. My current obsession: Tretorns, a pair of shoes I have a long history […] Read more…

  • Winter Wardrobe Travel Essentials

    This post is brought to you by CJ Affiliate’s VIP Content Service. Thank you Sierra Trading Post for sponsoring this post. While this was a sponsored opportunity from Sierra Trading Post, all content and opinions expressed here are my own. When most people think of ‘vacation’, they typically think of heading somewhere warm. Palm trees […] Read more…

SPOTLIGHT

  • 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…

  • Author Profile: Kristopher Dukes

    When a friend asks you to read the book they just wrote, things have the potential to get awkward. Of course, you want to support said friend and you’re definitely interested to check out their chef d’oeuvre. But what if you hate it? Do you risk the friendship in the interest of honesty? Raise your […] Read more…