Eating my Way thru Louisiana and Mississippi

One of the reasons why I wanted to visit The Southern USA so badly wasn’t the architecture or the history – if you guessed the food – ding! ding! Don’t get me wrong, everywhere you visit here looks like a postcard. I spent quite a bit of time exploring the towns and visiting some incredible…

My First Cruise Experience with VACAYA

This year I had the opportunity of a lifetime: To visit the state of Louisiana with my best friend Josh and travel up and down the Mississippi River on board of the American Duchess with Vacaya on its first US-based river cruise in LGBT+ travel history. I’ve never been in a cruise in my entire…

Haunted New Orleans

One of my life-long dreams came true this year when my best friend Josh took me to Louisiana. I’ve always wanted to visit that state, specially New Orleans. What can I say about NOLA? Aside from their rich heritage, the amazing architecture and incredible cuisine, New Orleans has a reputation of being one of the…

Halloween is on Full Swing at Maan Farms

I love Halloween. Maybe it’s the cool and crisp autumn air, maybe it’s the bright fall foliage, or maybe it’s the fact I love getting scared half to insanity and back – but the thoughts of ghouls, ghosts, and hauntings really are my cup of tea. Every year, my best friend Josh and I head…

Love Chicken Wings? This Festival is for You!

Set your alarms for October 10th, 2021, because it’s time to do the chicken dance and celebrate Vancouver’s Chicken Wing Festival, which is set to be held at a secret location and will feature a wide variety of flavoured wings and craft beer. If you’re a chicken wing enthusiast, this is your calling. You do…

Checking out SnackPlug in Surrey

Surrey’s latest addition to the food scene is a paradise for all snack addicts! The SnackPlug is a small but mighty store located in the Fleetwood neighborhood. The brainchild of three recent UBC graduates, the store has received a mighty welcome, specially from the Instagram crowd who is coming in droves to check out the…

Maxine’s Cafe and Bar is the perfect place to reconnect and renew

Located in the historic West End of Vancouver, Maxine’s Cafe and Bar has been serving breakfast, lunch, and brunch since they opened in April 2021 and now, they have expanded their offerings into the evenings with the addition of both a happy hour and dinner menus from Thursdays to Sundays.  I found myself at Maxine’s…

Acclaimed Van Gogh Exhibit is Coming to Vancouver

Fresh from its last stop in Winnipeg, the Imagine Van Gogh exhibit is coming to the Vancouver Convention Centre in February and I for one, cannot wait. Vincent Van Gogh is my favourite artist. I remember standing for hours at the Met in NYC staring at Starry Night – drinking in every once of madness…

4 Fun Ways to Celebrate Alone/Together this Holiday Season

Even though we can’t celebrate together this Christmas season, we can still spend time with loved ones digitally. I found that although it’s not ideal, being able to to a craft or share a meal with family and friends can be a way to create holiday memories together. To make the best of it, here…