Canada

Best of Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada, Food reviews, Travel

Best of Halifax, Nova Scotia

After my two week WWOOFing adventure, I spent a week chilling in Halifax. This is going to be a short and pretty to-the-point post cause Halifax is a small city, but I thought it might be useful to compile a list of places worth visiting in Halifax in Nova Scotia, and […]

WWOOFing with the Cochranes
Canada, WWOOF

WWOOFing with the Cochranes

I recently spent two weeks working on the Cochrane Family Farm which is located in Upper Stewiacke (about an hour long drive from the airport). I was very nervous initially, even though this is my second time WWOOFing. When I met Lisa at the airport, she put me at ease […]

Samos Bakery (Beaubien), Montreal
Canada, Food reviews, Montreal

Samos Bakery (Beaubien), Montreal

I was wandering around Le Petite-Patrie, which is a small neighbourhood in Montreal, when I stumbled upon this nondescript bakery at the corner of the street. Normally, I wouldn’t think twice about an old school bakery like this, but I remembered reading about their maple donuts so I stopped in […]

Maple Taffy, Quebec City
Canada, Food Culture, Montreal

Maple Taffy, Quebec City

Canada and Maple Syrup come hand in hand, and I’ve recently discovered yet another Canadian goodie that incorporates Maple Syrup… Maple Taffy on snow! You can find maple taffy across Canada, but I tried it from a sugar shack when I was visited Hotel de Glace in Quebec City on a weekend […]

Uniquely Canada: BeaverTails
Canada, Food Culture, Food reviews, Montreal, Travel

Uniquely Canada: BeaverTails

BeaverTails, despite their name, are not actually Beaver’s tails. They are whole-wheat pastries stretched to the shape of a beaver’s tails, hence the name. They have flavours ranging from Maple, Chocolate and Oreo to the traditional Cinnamon Sugar. When we visited a winter carnival in Quebec City, we spied yet another booth […]