Burg Eltz, Germany

Visiting Eltz Castle in Germany’s Rhine River Valley

Eltz Castle, or Burg Eltz in Germany, is a stunningly beautiful, impeccably-preserved, 850 year-old fairytale-like castle that, upon seeing it for the first time, will make your jaw hit the floor. It’s a masterpiece, and touring it was an absolute highlight for me on our recent trip to Germany. Its also the way you come to…

Exploring the Rhine River Valley from Koblenz, Germany

Located South of Cologne, the Rhine River Valley is a tourist hotspot in Germany. People from all over the world flock to see the beautifully preserved castles that dot the winding rivers, and to drink the crisp, delicious rieslings among the vines where the grapes grow. The upper section of this breathtaking river valley is designated…

Exploring Berlin, Germany

Scott and I had been talking about visiting Germany together since we started dating. It was a place we both dreamed of seeing and experiencing for many reasons, and when we finally stepped foot in Berlin, our first of many stops in Germany, all our feelings of anticipation and excitement clicked together, and the beer…

Eating and Drinking Your Way through Paris, France

  It’s pretty obvious that Paris is foodie-heaven. From French delights to falafels, Paris has it all! Understanding that everything that follows here is based on personal experience and preference from the taste buds of a tourist, here are my recommendations for where to eat, drink and indulge in Paris, France. Where to Eat Our…

Poke Heaven in Toronto

Yesterday for the first time I finally visited King Street West’s super trendy Calii Love for a poke bowl, and a coffee. It’s now safe to say it’s among my new favourites for a quick bite and a serious dose of lovely. The space is Insta-worthy, and their smoothie, poke, salad and grain bowls are…