Kokoro Tokyo Mazesoba and the Museum of Anthropology

Our third day in Vancouver began with lunch at Kokoro Tokyo Mazesoba. The Japanese noodle shop is known for their mazesobe – a dry noodle dish made with a sauce of soy sauce and pork lard topped with various toppings that’s all mixed before eating. I had to try it! We arrived just before the…

Fanny Bay Oyster Bar and Saku

After a wonderful Vancouver Delights Tour, it was time to stop by Fanny Bay Oyster Bar & Shellfish Market for lunch. It was located on the same block of our hotel. I just missed their Happy Hour which is offered daily from 3pm to 6pm. You’ll find the freshest shellfish at their flagship location in…

I’m Back from Scotland!

After a wonderful few days in Ireland, my next stop was Scotland! Staying in a cool hub hotel near the Royal Mile of Edinburgh, the beautiful medieval city was easy to fall in love with. It reminded me of a couple of my favorite cities like Bruges and Prague. It was like being in a…

I’m Back from Ireland!

I recently returned from a wonderful jam-packed 9 days in Ireland and Scotland! I decided to check out a couple new countries for the entire 4th of July week instead of just traveling to a new U.S. city for the long weekend. My first stop was Dublin! With a 5am arrival and unable to achieve…

Vancouver Delights Tour with Landsea Tours & Adventures

After a nice hearty breakfast, I headed back to the hotel where I was picked up for the Vancouver Delights Tour with Landsea Tours & Adventures. I’m all about exploring a new city, but I was only in Vancouver for 3 days and their guided 7-hour Delights Tour was the perfect way to see the…

Off to Vancouver: Jam Cafe

It was time to meet up with my sister for our annual sisters trip! Since she decided to go back to school, we planned to go somewhere in March for her Spring Break. Our past couple trips included Thailand and Japan, but this time we stayed a bit “closer” and went to the Pacific Northwest….

Wood, a Game of Thrones Pop Up Bar, and Tiki Drinks

Ah my final night in Chicago has arrived after 5 jam-packed days in one of my favorite cities. The snow picked up a bit, but that wasn’t stopping anybody from wandering the streets. I was still pretty full from brunch, so I decided to stop by Wood for a couple drinks and a small bite…

Brunch at The Publican

After a wonderful dinner Friday night followed by some drinks and serious bubble hockey and a Thai fix Saturday, I woke up to a light dusting of snow covering the city Sunday morning. I was in need of a good hearty brunch and The Publican was calling my name. Walking in with no reservation, most…