For the past week Robin and I have been exploring some of the various shopping areas within Metro Manila as I become more acclimatized to the tropical Filipino weather. On Friday we opted to check out an area called The Fort Strip in Taguig City. As we were wandering trying to determine what to do […]


Anyone that knows me at least a little bit knows how much I love food, especially trying new foods when I’m travelling. A big highlight for me here in The Philippines is to try lots of delicacies that are unique to the country. I’ve been here almost a week now and I’ve managed to try […]


After a drive to the airport, a couple of flights, and a few days to get my bearings, I’m happy to say that I’ve made it to The Philippines! My last few hours in Canada were spent enjoying some quality time with the famjam before heading beyond security and off to the gate. I had completely […]


Grey Bruce county is fortunate to have a number of waterfalls within it, with three being located extremely close to Owen Sound. Whenever Mom and I visit, we check out Inglis Falls as my family heritage has ties to the old grist mill.  Before making our way home last Friday, Mom and I decided to up the […]


Last year, my Mom and I had to come up to Owen Sound for less-than-stellar family reasons. Despite the reason for the trip being depressing at best, we enjoyed the weekend away and decided we should do it again… hence our latest trip to Owen Sound! My family has roots in the area, so I’m always […]


If hours of tasting wine while being chauffeured around the Niagara Region sounds like an ideal day for you, then you’re going to love this post! This past weekend was a day of sampling delicious local wines as a double date with my friend Amanda and her boyfriend. It was an early start to the day as […]