Winter Holiday in Cuba

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Our second winter back in Canada and we’ve now completed the cultural integration milestone of going on an all-inclusive holiday to Cuba.* G’s parents arrived just before Christmas, and we flew together via Sunwing to Varadero. Despite the questionable reputation of Sunwing (there is even a Facebook group dedicated to their horror stories), our flight was cramped but okay. And … Read More

Trip to New York

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Quick weekend to NYC to send NW off (on his trip in search for love in Vietnam), meet up with JL, and to give S his first taste of the US of A. The Sights The Food From my memories of living in New York (in 2009/10), I always thought NY pizza was overrated… But I was pleasantly surprised by … Read More

On Hold in Quebec

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One of the stranger parts about returning to Quebec has been seeing how little systems have been moved online. I’ve had to call so many call centres after moving to Montreal, whereas in Taipei I barely used my phone (as an actual phone) at all. Case in point. I knew I wanted to move my business over and incorporate a … Read More

味鼎安和 – Clean & comfortable Taiwanese breakfast spot

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A newish breakfast place in the neighbourhood that serves a slightly modernized version of Taiwanese breakfast foods: their signature danbing (蛋餅)is pretty large and comes with a pork chop, egg and cheese inside (shown in the background of the pic), and their sesame breads(燒餅) come sandwich style (shown in the paper bag). And of course, front and centre is the … Read More

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