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Big Toonie, Holy Beer, Chocolate and More

Big Toonie, Holy Beer, Chocolate and More

When you work full time, commute for three hours every day, you do not have much time left for anything else. Our weekends are packed lately with things we are not able to finish during weekdays. If before, a quiet weekend for us meant staying […]

Beauty and The Business

Beauty and The Business

Once upon a time, this summer to be precise, a small group of travellers from Ontario arrived in the land of Quebec to discover its beauty, enjoy local food and meet the people who make all this deliciousness. I always wonder about the people who […]

Port Hope

Port Hope

As you know, we love travelling. And we love visiting small towns. This year, we went to Port Hope twice. First time we went there was on Canada Day. But we couldn’t walk around much because of the scorching heat, so we were able to visit […]

The Village of Warkworth

The Village of Warkworth

The Village of Warkworth is located in the Municipality of Trent Hills, in Northumberland County Ontario, about 90 minutes east of Toronto, population 12,604 (2011). I’m not sure what I got more excited about when we were planning our trip to Warkworth Maple Syrup Festival – the […]

Naked Chocolate – Attempt #1

Naked Chocolate – Attempt #1

We plan all our trips ahead. I do the research for new places in advance, check their websites, calculate how much time it would take to get from one destination to another and create a route. Unfortunately, despite all our efforts, sometimes the result does […]

Trebilcock Coffee Roasters Inc.

Trebilcock Coffee Roasters Inc.

Finally, we have reached Trebilcock Coffee Roasters. Coffee roasting is the most important part of achieving a particular coffee taste. It is an art and many different techniques used, creating a huge variety of brands and flavors. We all see it on a regular basis […]