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2015 Gift Guide for the Traveller in Your Life

2015 Gift Guide |

It’s that time of year again. I don’t know how it’s late-November already. Seriously, how did that happen? Didn’t I just blink and it was (Canadian) Thanksgiving? Normally, I’m all up on Christmas shopping in September. This year, not so much. Procrastination is real. So instead of getting through my own list, I’m going to procrastinate some more and help you with yours. Have a travel lover on your shopping list? I put together a gift guide just for you.

Third Time’s a Charm + Giveaway

Times Square |

My first two trips to New York City this year each had their own mishaps. From needing medical attention to the disappointment of a rained out ballgame. I’m hoping that the third time’s the charm and that my visit this week and next will go smoothly. I’m going to be spending a lot more time in Brooklyn and I’m excited to check out this new-to-me neighbourhood.

Meet the Met

Meet the Met |

Though I’d been to New York three times before I’d never yet made it to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. I knew I was missing out but the place is so big and daunting, I just didn’t know where to start. Thankfully, Walks of New York stepped in to help me out.

Iceland: One for the Bucket List

Kirkjufellsfoss |

It feels like lately I keep seeing photos from Iceland popping up in Twitter, Pinterest, and especially my Instagram feed. I secretly think that Iceland is the reason Instagram was created in the first place, don’t you? I mean, have you seen those waterfalls? The glaciers? It feels like everyone is going to Iceland. Everyone but me that is. But someday that’ll change.

Montreal Cat Cafe |

Cat Cafés of Montreal

I love the idea of cat cafes. A hot beverage and a furry companion. What could be better? They are everywhere in Asia and I knew I had to get myself to one when I was in ...

JIMMY at the James Hotel |

Rooftop to Underground: Two Places to Drink in SoHo

Armed with Foursquare and a squad of hip friends, we navigated the late night drink options in SoHo. He didn’t trust the unwashed masses over at Yelp to make suggestion...

Patsy's Pizza |

Four Places to Eat in East Harlem

When my friend told me that we'd be staying in East Harlem I wasn't too sure what to expect. It turns out, we were in for some really good eats. Find out what joints made...

Smorgasburg |

The Best Thing to Do in Brooklyn on a Saturday

If you find yourself wandering around Williamsburg on a Saturday afternoon wondering what to do be at, have I got a suggestion for you! Walk yourself down to the East Riv...

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