Every since my parents decided that they would visit us in PEI, visiting and crossing the Confederation Bridge was on my dad’s bucket list. I think he’s seen about every documentary on the building of the bridge. So on their last full day in PEI, we left our cottage on the West Cape and made a detour to the Cape …
What to do in PEI #11 : Cape Bear Lighthouse
From my original PEI lighthouse tour blog post, I’ve gotten requests to write a bit more about each individual lighthouse. Today’s lighthouse post is about the Cape Bear lighthouse and Marconi station. As a primer to help you appreciate the lighthouse, I suggest that you read the lighthouse’s site (capebearlighthouse.com) before visiting. Cape Bear lighthouse , Cape Bear lighthouse , …
Moving from Toronto to PEI : Where to buy Lobster in PEI?
As we taper towards the end of our first full AirBnB season here in PEI, we have a number of great questions posed to us by guests … here’s some of the more common ones … Where to buy Lobster in PEI What’s the schedule for the buses? Here … Do I need to rent a car on the island …
Wandering Philadelphia – El Azteca Uno review – The best Mexican!
Today I was really craving some Ramen from Hiro’s but then I had a craving for a Michelada. El Azteca Uno is a block away from my current client and I’ve seen their signs on my way to the hotel but the exterior of the restaurant has always put me off. I can’t lie … it looks a little sketchy …
Wandering Philadelphia – Hiro Ramen House review
I would like to say that I stumbled into Hiro Ramen House completely randomly but that would be the furthest thing from the truth. My client is pretty close to the 1102 Chestnut St location, but I came to Hiro’s specifically for the Karaage. I was looking for one of the top 12 Fried Chickens in Philadelphia … Hiro Ramen …
Wandering Philadelphia : Tom’s Dim Sum review
For the past couple weeks, when I’m not having lunch at the Reading Terminal Market, I’ve been getting my fill of decent Chinese food at Tom’s Dim Sum. After eating here 5 times, I can finally do Tom’s Dim Sum review … I’m still trying to figure out if I really like the place. This is pretty confusing because one …
Wandering Philadelphia : Llama Tooth review (1033 Spring Garden St)
In the latest installment of Wandering Philadelphia for different food … I ended up at Llama Tooth for dinner/happy hour. It’s a funky spot off the main drag downtown … and they’ve definitely benefited from the Philadelphia Mural Arts program. As I think about some of the areas in Charlottetown where we currently live … I could see a lot …
Wandering Philadelphia – What am I eating at the Reading Terminal Market?
As I’m working in downtown Philadelphia, I have the opportunity to have some lunches at the Reading Terminal Market. My goal over the next couple months, will be to try all of the non-dairy stalls in the market. Long time readers of my blog will know of my affinity for markets … whether it’s having sushi at Tsukiji Market in …
Wandering Philadelphia : Han Dynasty review (123 Chestnut St)
Let me start with this … I love hot, spicy food. The spicier, the better … I’m one of those people who will fly to the end of the earth for excellent spicy Chinese food. Toronto is awesome for finding excellent Hakka Chinese food … as evidenced by my catalogue of Hakka Chinese joints in Toronto. As I’m finding out …
Wandering Philadelphia : Fine Palate Restaurant Review
I’ve recently started back on the consulting path and my latest client is based in Philadelphia. The last time I worked or travelled to Philly, was in 2006. I hated the city and thought it was just another Detroit or Baltimore waiting to happen. Fast forward 10 years later … I’ve been completely surprised at the revival of the city …