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First Impressions of Kiev

First Impressions of Kiev

I’m now halfway through my time in Kiev, Ukraine and it’s definitely left quite an impression. For a destination that I defined as being scary and intrepid, I’ve felt safe, comfortable and pleased during my time. So before everything wraps up, here what I’ve found […]

Ukraine Tourist Visa for New Zealanders and Australians

Ukraine Tourist Visa for New Zealanders and Australians

I’m writing this post from Kiev, where I managed to slip in a week before my journey home. Ukraine was a country that seemed mystical, and a bit more faraway than the rest of Europe. It’s one of the few European countries you need to […]

Dumpling House, Chinatown, Toronto

Dumpling House, Chinatown, Toronto

Tens, tens, tens across the board. If you ever want to know what time most restaurants close in downtown Toronto it’s generally that. For that reason we found ourselves in Chinatown, and Dumpling House Restaurant, which is closed Tuesdays but open until 11pm on all other nights.

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iHalo Krunch, Trinity Bellwoods, Toronto

iHalo Krunch, Trinity Bellwoods, Toronto

The soft-serve stylings of iHalo Krunch with their unmissable charcoal-black cones was actually impressive. There’s a lot of hipster qualities that might feel off putting but there is some delicious stuff to be had here.

Fuwa Fuwa Japanese Pancakes, The Annex, Toronto

Fuwa Fuwa Japanese Pancakes, The Annex, Toronto

Asian dessert alert! This time it’s the¬†Souffl√© Pancakes brought to you by Fuwa Fuwa Japanese Pancakes. These spongy treats are much more eggy and thick than your normal breed. And like the name, they are fluffy, fluffy.

Vicky’s Fish & Chips, Roncesvalles, Toronto

Vicky’s Fish & Chips, Roncesvalles, Toronto

Fish and chips and Asian food? This sounds too much like my childhood. Vicky’s Fish & Chips is one of Toronto’s answers to when you have two food type cravings. We headed up to the road to Roncesvalles Avenue for a cheap and delightful dinner.

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Pack It Up: Sending Your Stuff Back to New Zealand

Pack It Up: Sending Your Stuff Back to New Zealand

There comes a time when it’s all over and you need to send all your belongings back home to New Zealand. How did you acquire this much crap!? Here’s my little overview of how I got my things from London to home.

Banh Mi Boys, Fashion District, Toronto

Banh Mi Boys, Fashion District, Toronto

Banh Mi Boys is one of the highest rated restaurants in Toronto Zomato, and also one of the most popular ones, judging by the volume of reviews and the crowds inside. And all for under an $8! I head in twice for two of their […]

Junior’s Cheesecake, New York City

Junior’s Cheesecake, New York City

For a place called Junior’s… this is some serious adult indulgence. The cheesecakes from Junior’s are like no other and it makes for a serious once in a lifetime experience. Junior’s Cheesecake is a place that feels so quintessentially American with its outrageous portion sizes and friendly service.

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