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going to the Vienna State Opera (or any theatre, for that matter)

During my time in Vienna, I had the pleasure to attend the famous Vienna State Opera and watch A Masked Ball, Opera by G. Verdi. The evening was beyond magical, especially never having attended a live opera.

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What blew my mind, and kind of ruined the atmosphere, was how some (presumably American) tourists chose to dress and behave for the evening. Jeans, Timberland boots, baggy sweaters, and standing at the bar drinking beer straight from the bottle neck. I watched in horror, as I stood in my high heels and dress, sipping champagne. Continue reading going to the Vienna State Opera (or any theatre, for that matter)

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Resort Review – Majestic Colonial

Honestly, I am impressed.

Having stayed next door last year, at the adult-only Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar, I wasn’t sure what to expect from the least luxurious section of Majestic Resorts in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. To be perfectly honest, I enjoyed my stay at the Colonial much more than the Ambar. Continue reading Resort Review – Majestic Colonial

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the last minute holiday gift guide (women’s edition)

Ah yes, the holiday season. If you are reading this, you’re too late (Drake fans, I’m sure you got the reference). But alas! You are not too late! There is still hope for you to get something decent under the tree, and it wont take hours to find at the mall. With this gift guide, you will only need to make one or two stops to get the almost-perfect gift (or set) for your girlfriends! Continue reading the last minute holiday gift guide (women’s edition)

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why I will NEVER book with Expedia again

I have a lot of experience with booking travel plans due to my past competitive dancing career. I was literally heading to Toronto Pearson Airport twice a month, whether to fly out to Calgary to compete for a weekend, or a 2-week trip around the world for training and world championships. I’ve been through it all. And along the way, I’ve tried a lot of the 3rd party travel sites. Last year I had a less than pleasant experience with Cheap-O-Air, but surprisingly, my recent experience with Expedia takes the cake. Continue reading why I will NEVER book with Expedia again

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Toronto Christmas Market

It’s that time of year again – holiday shopping, sitting by the fireplace, and perhaps going out to your local Christmas Market. What’s great about these markets is that you get the opportunity to see locally-made goods (which is rare at this day and age), whether it be ornaments, decorations, clothing, accessories, or even candy. Continue reading Toronto Christmas Market

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some positivity for you, Paris

Why is the world crying and praying for Paris? Because it’s familiar. Many have already travelled there, many have dreamt of going there, and only very few had a completely neutral feeling towards the city. Continue reading some positivity for you, Paris