Since I got my own place in Toronto, I’ve had a fully stocked bar onsite. When you’re single, hosting parties and people at your place is highly convenient, highly social and all round beneficial. The price I paid to have my alcohol stocks at the condo, was definitely less than the social utility gained. When you’re married, having your stocks ...
It’s been 19 days since we moved to Stratford, PE!!! It could have been 6 months ago and I wouldn’t have known the difference. Over the last 19 days, we’ve done nothing that would be considered noteworthy from a travel blog perspective. Our days have no formal structure aside from the development of a free form mandatory construct known as ...
The last couple months have been very quiet on the travel blog front. This year has been very quiet aside from a couple cruises and family priority trips! However it’s all been on a path for the last 18 months about changing our work/life equation and it’s culminated in us making the decision … so …. We’re moving to Charlottetown ...
When you’re taking a driving tour through Bermuda, it’s tough to envision this place as a strategic military outpost, but for most of its history, the island was actually a strategic naval center that played an important role in a number of wars. Bermuda, was really the Gibraltar of the West, as its proximity to the young American nation made ...
When you pull into the Royal Navy Dockyard, you’ll be treated to hills filled with the white roofs of Bermuda. Just like the blue and white houses in Santorini, you’re hit with a certain aesthetic feel, but did you know that the scarcity of fresh water has made them a necessity. The whitewashed roofs have a tremendous and positive environmental ...
Somerset Bridge is a small bridge in Bermuda. Connecting Somerset Island with the mainland in the western parish of Sandys, Somerset Bridge is reputedly the smallest working drawbridge in the world. The original bridge dates back to 1620, and although the bridge was largely rebuilt in the mid 20th century, much of the original stonework remains. The bridge was originally ...
What do you do to motivate yourself to update a travel blog when you’re not really travelling a lot? Well that’s easy … post about all the other stuff that’s going on … For the past 12 months, I’ve done less travelling than I’ve done in the last 13 years. Comparatively, it’s still more than the average person but this ...
If you’re a consultant like me, time is typically precious and you’re doing weekend trips. This means that you’re getting in on a Friday morning/early afternoon and leaving on the latest Sunday night flight. While Prince Edward Island is famous for Anne of Green Gables, there is definitely enough to make a couple weekends here. It’s easily one of the ...
I’m so sick of Amato Pizza here at 429A Yonge St. I really like their pizza but I hate the customer service and the old man here. Like hate with a passion. I’m also really sick of GroupOn. Here’s the story: The first time I came here to use the GroupOn, they refused to look at the coupon code or ...
I have a confession … When you come from a family of 4 sons, you’re bound to watch some type of sporting event or have an affinity for a sport. I happened to love cricket and rugby and be a casual football fan. After living in Canada for the last 15+ years, I’ve become an American Football fan because of ...