food, friends, life, toronto

Tapas Only.

Had a girls date with my friend Karen at Tapagria a few weeks ago where we decided to go all out and order whatever tapas we wanted without caring about the price πŸ˜„

I’ve only been to Tapagria once with a few friends over a year ago and didn’t get too many of their tapas as we got a large paella to share, so it was nice to finally try more of their menu.

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Most of our spread.

$5.00 Sangrias on Thursdays too!

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events, Fitness, life, toronto

Learnt Curling! I was Vice-Skip!

Unionville Curling Club hosted a free ‘Learn to Curl’ event a few weeks ago and I signed myself right up. Canada’s pretty amazing at curling during Winter Olympics and my favourite Japanese boyband Arashi plays (a non-ice version) it on their game show – so I had to give it a shot. I considered going by myself but luckily some of my friends were also intrigued. We can never say no to things that are free.

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Game face on.

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Eastern Canada, Fitness, friends, travel

2 Views of Hopewell Rocks

To see Hopewell Rocks in its full beauty, we planned our trip so we could see it both at low tide and at high tide. Two very different experiences, but I preferred the low tide view more because you could see the landscape in a more panoramic view, and we got to walk around however we wanted!

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At low tide I felt we could really see more of the rock formations and I just love seeing what kinds of animals and faces the rock formations look like (like cloud watching)! Continue reading

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Korean Sauna in Toronto

I went to KoreaΒ a few years ago and had the authentic Korean sauna experience at Itaewon Land and have always been wanting to visit the one in Toronto. I was never able to rope anyone to go with me normally since it IS a bit pricey for what it is – sitting around in a hot room for $25.

And finally now years after, I had my chance. Or rather, I created that chance by making it part of my birthday celebration activities πŸ˜›Β Thanks everyone for being a good sport to try it out!!

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And also playing along by making the hair bun hat. And the Korean finger heart ❀ Continue reading

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Sorelle and Co.

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I love anything high tea-esque so the beautiful and elegant interior of Sorelle and Co. definitely roped me in. Β If you are a health conscious individual, their menu is gluten/ soy/ sesame/ nut/ preservative – free and Β vegan. Continue reading

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Eastern Canada, friends, travel

St. Martins Sea Caves

Upon researching what there was to do in the east coast, I came across St. Martins Sea Caves (at St. Martins, New Brunswick) which I was wildly excited about. It wasn’t extremely ‘on the way’ but I was able to work it into the itinerary – a perk of being highly involved in the trip planning and logistics!

However, the caves can only be explored during low tide which only happens twice a day! Unluckily for us low tide on that day was around 6am….so we had to wake up at around 5am to make it. Shockingly, everyone except James was willing to do this! Which was awesome πŸ™‚ Β I didn’t get to go inside the caves as I had expected because it was so dark in there, but we had the most amazing sunrise view which made up for everything. Continue reading

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East Coast Trip – Quebec

This summer, I went on my very first REAL road trip with friends – to Eastern Canada!! The last time I visited The Maritimes was probably back around third grade with my parents. I cannot remember anything about it – except for my parents giggling to themselves secretly about a rock at Hopewell Rocks that looked a bit inappropriate. Their defense when I brought it up to them recently, was that the tour guide pointed it out to them first. Embarking on this journey with me were Alicia, Crystal, James, Steve and Thomas. You’ll catch glimpses of them in the blog posts and photos to come πŸ™‚

Our one week trip was meticulously planned out and jam packed with various activities (mostly hikes and must-go-to restaurants); going from Toronto –> Montreal/Quebec City –> New Brunswick –> PEI –> Nova Scotia Continue reading

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