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Travel Diary: 24 Hours in Ottawa

If you know anything about me, you know I’m a wanderluster, and it’s not long after getting home from a trip that the travel bug hits me again. Unfortunately, due to the restrictions of time (ah, student life), distance, and money, it was challenging to plan a getaway.

Thankfully, Ottawa is just around the corner from Toronto when compared to any other destination. Since neither the boyfriend nor I have ever been before, we decided that it would be the perfect destination with our time and budget constraints. Continue reading Travel Diary: 24 Hours in Ottawa

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Vienna: a strudel a day

Coming to Vienna, I was on the search for the best Strudel. I mean if there’s a place to search for it, then it’s definitely Vienna, Austria. That’s why in the short time that I was there, I set out to try as many apple strudels as possible (alright, on average one per day). And here is the conclusions I came to, judging each place by atmosphere, quality of cappuccino, and of course, quality of strudel. Continue reading Vienna: a strudel a day

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Paris: the French Onion Soup debate

As North Americans, when we think of France, eating in France, and French cuisine, the French Onion Soup definitely comes to mind for most of us. So going to Paris last week, I thought “I will walk into any restaurant, and their Onion Soup will be superb!” which I think is a fair expectation. Continue reading Paris: the French Onion Soup debate