I've Been Bit! A Travel Blog :: Milwaukee Bloody Mary

When heading to Milwaukee for Wanderful’s Women In Travel Summit this past April, I was intrigued about visiting the city. I had heard many great things, with one of them being the infamous Milwaukee Bloody Mary. Now as a Canadian, I was pretty skeptical. We’re quite proud of Caesars (no, not the salad), and to […]

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The Cheese Gallery is as amazing as it sounds. Who doesn’t love cheese AND looking at handcrafted artwork? The two go hand in hand – why do you think there’s cheese at every art show opening? I had the pleasure of indulging at The Cheese Gallery during my winter adventures with Grey County Tourism. Let’s […]

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While it may look like sushi, don’t be fooled! Kimbap is a traditional Korean dish that literally translates to seaweed (kim) rice (bap). It contains no uncooked ingredients, a key differentiating character from its Japanese counterpart. Upon tasting a piece, you’ll also notice that the rice is flavoured differently than in sushi, as it uses […]

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About six months ago, a new spin on a traditional café came to Uptown Waterloo. If you’re looking for a change in scenery in the Kitchener-Waterloo area, you don’t have to go far. At Settlement Co., you step out of small-ish town Canada and into an urban paradise you’d find in San Francisco. Here they’re focused […]

IveBeenBit.ca :: Smile Tiger Coffee Roasters

There’s a new coffee game in town, and I’m telling you – it’s something to write home about! Smile Tiger Coffee Roasters, run by Joel Gingrich, is a new light in a darker part of Kitchener, Ontario. I had the pleasure of meeting with him and hearing more about the space, along with the philosophy behind […]

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On Sunday I decided to surprise my Filipino-born German boyfriend (or Germapino as I refer to him) with a taste of home as we drove an hour from Kitchener to Quiapo Quiapo. Nestled in a strip mall close to Eglington in Mississauga, the place might be small but it’s full of character. It was bustling with […]

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To be honest, moving back to the Kitchener-Waterloo area had me a bit stressed at first. By the end of my on-and-off five years of university, I had about enough of KW. I was nervous that those feelings were going to bubble up to the service and have me pulling my hair out. Almost two […]