How to find your new home in Chiang Mai, Thailand

There are endless options for accommodation here in Chiang Mai. If you’re staying here long-term, you can rent a condo, a house, a townhouse or a serviced apartment. Some of our friends here rent a townhouse for a lot cheaper than what we’re paying monthly, but they did have to furnish the house themselves. Some… Continue reading How to find your new home in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Goodbye Toronto, Hello Chiang Mai!

    A friend of ours asked us if we’re one of those adventurous couples when he heard we’re packing up and leaving for Asia.  Well, I’m not sure about us being adventurous, but this move definitely made us have to leave our comfort zone.  Ever since we got married, we always thought of maybe… Continue reading Goodbye Toronto, Hello Chiang Mai!

Baker & Scone, 693 St. Clair Avenue West, Toronto, M6C 1B2

Have you ever been asked if you’re a sweets or savoury person? I am sure you have.  Here’s my thing about this question, why do you have to be one or the other? I mean, why can’t a person be both? I love my sweets as much as I love my savoury food! If I… Continue reading Baker & Scone, 693 St. Clair Avenue West, Toronto, M6C 1B2

Bang Bang Ice Cream, 93 Ossington Ave, Toronto, ON, M6J 2Z4, Canada

“Ice cream had become one of the necessities of life. A party without it would be like a breakfast without bread or a dinner without a roast.”   From Godey’s Lady’s Book, XLI, August 1850 edition commenting on hand-cranked ice cream freezers.* I came across the above noted quote when I was doing a bit of… Continue reading Bang Bang Ice Cream, 93 Ossington Ave, Toronto, ON, M6J 2Z4, Canada

Poutini’s House of Poutine, Toronto

I remember the first time I heard of poutine I was a bit weirded out because I imagined how messy and greasy it would be.  But the first time I tried it, you can say it was love at first bite.  What’s not to love right? You have your perfectly fried potatoes, rich, thick, beefy… Continue reading Poutini’s House of Poutine, Toronto