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Travel: What To Do in Toronto

What To Do in Toronto - Toronto Sign

I love being a tourist. Sure, when we’re traveling, it’s great to visit the off-the-beaten-path, less crowded spots. In Japan, we stayed in AirBnBs that were in quiet residential neighbourhoods where we could see kids walking to school in the morning. We ate at a small ramen restaurant at the end of the block and did our laundry at the laundromat around the corner. That’s all very nice.  But I…

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Travel: Where to Eat in Toronto

Gusto 101 Toronto Restaurants Where to Eat in Toronto

This summer Mike and I *finally* visited Toronto!! We were there to celebrate the marriage of our two great friends, but also there to eat eat eat (obviously) and tourist hard. If you follow me on social media, you’ll know I tend to cram in “second lunches” and “third dinners” wherever possible on vacations and Toronto was no exception to this. In fact, Toronto really called for multiple meals given…

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Photo Walk: Instagrammable Walls of Edmonton (Downtown) – September 16, 2017

Instagrammable Walls of Edmonton - Michael Phair Park

I’m excited to announce the fourth Instagrammable Walls of Edmonton Photo Walk taking place Saturday, September 16, 2017 in Downtown Edmonton!  This time, my friend Brittney Le Blanc (@britl) will be co-hosting the photo walk – where we’ll take Edmontonians to some of the best Instagrammable Walls of the Downtown area from approximately 1 to 4 p.m. Meet at the Fountains at Churchill Square (in front of Edmonton City Hall).  The #IGWallsofYEG…

Food Reviews

Review: Nara Chicken & Tonkatsu

Nara Chicken and Tonkatsu - Edmonton - Japanese - Korean

There’s a new Korean fried chicken and Japanese tonkatsu spot in town and it is really tasty! Nara Chicken & Tonkatsu is located at 8712 150 Street in west Edmonton and recently opened this summer (end of July). Nara is a pretty unassuming, casual spot – located in a strip mall and set up (I think) to be more of a order at the front and take home kind of restaurant, though they…

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Recap: Annual Sturgeon County Bounty Summer Food Festival

Sturgeon County Bounty St Albert Food Festival Summer

There’s a lot of festivals to attend in the summertime – that’s one of the things I love most about Edmonton summers! It feels like there’s not a weekend that goes by without a multitude of choices on what to do, where to go, and usually (most importantly) what to eat!  Taste of Edmonton and Heritage Festival are the more obvious food festivals (and I love them), but there’s one just north…

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  • My favourite person to get my #yegseglegs with! πŸ‘«@mikethyking & I killed it (if I do say so myself 😌) on @rivervalleyadventureyeg's segways yesterday while filming for @travelalberta's "Edmonton on Wheels" promo video! πŸ’• I actually wish I could segway as a primary means of transportation, it's so fun/easy (and you can end up going so fast it's thrilling! πŸ’¨)
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#yeg #yegdt #yegrivervalley #edmonton #exploreedmonton #explorealberta #segway #segwaytour #segwayfun #seglegs #legislature #albertalegislature #matchingcouples #mikeandlindork #travelalberta
  • Sunday Funday! πŸ’• Today we went on the 15-passenger @urbanpedaltours bike through @oldstrathcona with @travelalberta! We stopped at @elcortezyeg (for chips, salsa & guac 😍), @maltandmortar, and @situationbeer before renting segways & bikes from @rivervalleyadventureyeg! It was a pretty wicked day exploring Edmonton on wheels. I can't wait to see the video (not airing until next spring lol). I LOVE segways!! #yegseglegs πŸ€— See more from the day in my Insta Stories!
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#exploreedmonton #explorealberta #yeg #yegrivervalley #edmonton #chipsandguac #chipsandsalsa #elcortezyeg #sundayfunday #travelalberta #edmontononwheels #yegbike #rivervalleyadventures #urbanpedaltours
  • Thanks to the nearly 40 people who came out on the fourth Instagrammable Walls of Edmonton photo walk (#IGWallsofYEG) with me & @britl today! πŸ’•πŸ˜ŠπŸ“Έ 20 walls and 7 km later, safe to say we explored the heck out of Edmonton. πŸ˜… I'm excited to head to Calgary next weekend with @mikethyking & @tourismcalgary to help map out their most #instagrammablewalls! If you've got #yyc wall suggestions, please let me know. (We'll be crowdsourcing all week! πŸ“Έ)
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#yeg #yegdt #exploreedmonton #edmonton #rustmagic2017 #muralwall #yegsa #yegarts #graffitiwall #instagrammablewall #photowalk #instawalk #colourfulwall #saturyay
  • New Blog Post! ✨ I recap the 20 places @mikethyking and I ate during our recent trip to Toronto including the terrific @Lee_Restaurant, where we had Peking & Char Sui Duck Breast wraps. Delicious. πŸ’―πŸ‘ŒπŸ» Read "Where To Eat in Toronto" at the link in my bio and thanks everyone for your food suggestions! Wish I could've gotten to them all. 🀀
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#yyz #yyzfood #torontofood #seetorontonow #duckbreast #charsui #susurlee #leebysusurlee #torontolife #lindorktravels #mikeandlindorkinthe6ix #the6ix #the6 #yeg #yegfood #exploreedmonton #exploretoronto
  • Dogs are welcome (and encouraged!) on the downtown Edmonton Instagrammable Walls photo walk I'm hosting this Saturday! 🐢 Walk from 1-4 pm. Meet me and co-host @britl & my pups @OliveAndArtie at the Churchill Square Fountains. We'll be visiting lots of great #yegdt #IGwallsofYEG! πŸ“Έ (I hope I kick my cold by then 🀧)
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#yeg #edmonton #exploreedmonton #jasperave #jasperavenue #igwall #yegsa #yegarts #experiencejasperavenue #popupwall #yegartist #instagrammablewalls #grafittiwall #grafittiart #yegdogs #beaglesofig #tailsofyeg #edmontonpets #modeldog #photogenicdog #justbeagles #lemonbeagle #oliveandartie
  • This week I made a ton of homemade #gyoza that we've been enjoying, and froze a bunch for future enjoyment. 😊 I was pretty proud of my dumpling pleat and overall flavour/texture. (Artie was too!) I'm a "little of this, little of that" kind of cook (when not eating out lol), whose with me? πŸ™‹πŸ»πŸ’πŸ»πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ³
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#yeg #yegfood #homemade #homecooking #edmontonfood #lindorkcooks #japanesegyoza #dumplings #asiandumplings #homemadegyoza #groundpork #housewife #asiancooking #ponzusauce #kitchendogs #yegdogs #edmontondogs #casualcook
  • The pop-up #instagrammablewalls on #jasperavenue are awesome! 😍 Will I see you at the next #IGWallsofYEG photo walk this Saturday? Co-hosting with @britl! 1-4 pm. Meet at the Churchill Square Fountains! Maaaaaybe we'll visit the #experiencejasperavenue walls. πŸ˜‰πŸ“Έ
- mural by @wayner89 πŸ’―
- photo by #instagramhusband @mikethyking 😘
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#yeg #yegdt #downtownedmonton #exploreedmonton #jasperave #thebestisyettocome #thebesttocome #igwalls #yegfashion #besttocome #yegsa #streetart #muralwall #edmontonart #yegarts
  • When your pizza is perfect. πŸ•πŸ˜­πŸ˜­πŸ™πŸ» Build my own at @blazepizza includes: ham, Italian sausage, bacon, mozzarella, tomatoes, artichoke, mushrooms, jalapeΓ±os, spicy red sauce & buffalo sauce & pesto drizzle... πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯ Quick lunch before we take Olive to #BeagleMania2017 at Queen Mary Park! Come to the beagle party 1-4 pm. πŸ•πŸΆ
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#yeg #yegfood #exploreedmonton #edmonton #blazepizza #howdoyoublaze #unlimitedtoppings #spicypizza #brewerydistrict #sundayfunday #πŸ• #yegdt #buildyourownpizza
  • I love Instagrammable Walls that require passersby to complete it.πŸ‘ΌπŸ»πŸ’•
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#igwallsofyyz #yyz #toronto #caliilove #the6ix #the6 #lindorktravels #mikeandlindorkinthe6ix #instagrammablewalls #streetart #yyzart #downtowntoronto #kingstreetwest #angelwings #caliiwings #goodvibesonly #torontoart #photoop #artsygram #seetorontonow #torontolife #exploreontario #pinkdress #theglobalangelwingsproject
  • Had a super Saturday driving / running all over Edmonton to 30 #yegfood stops with @littlmissandrea as part of the 2nd annual @culinairemag #CulinaireHunt scavenger hunt! 😍 Swipe for some highlights πŸ‘ˆπŸ» including making our own citrus posset at @bundokyeg, lion's head dumplings at @baijiu_yeg, gyoza at @nomiyajapan, twinning with Andrea πŸ‘―, and eating SPAM (i ❀️ spam!) at @onopokecoyeg!! πŸ™ŒπŸ» Fantastic event. Watch for a recap on my blog (and mark your calendars to sign up for this sold-out event next year!) 😊
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#scavengerhunt #culinaryadventures #yeg #exploreedmonton #edmonton #posset #dumplings #gyoza #spammusabi #yegdt #whyteave #oldstrathcona #saturyay #eatlocal #foodcrawl
  • I πŸ’— #InstagrammableWalls! Hope you'll join me and co-host @britl next Saturday, Sept. 16 for the next Instagrammable Walls of Edmonton #PhotoWalk! We'll visit some awesome downtown walls from 1-4 pm. πŸ“Έ Meet at the Churchill Square Fountain! Free to attend, family & dog-friendly. Enjoy the walk, the walls, and get new material for your social media profiles! More details at the link in my bio! #IGWallsofYEG ☺️
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#yeg #yegdt #edmonton #exploreedmonton #igwalls #instagrammable #yegsa #grafittiwall #whyteave #oldstrathcona #rustmagic2017 #streetart #ootd #wiw #yegfashion #churchillsquare
  • No, YOU post too many photos of ice cream! 🍦😬 On this hot, hot day, I'm thinking of the "Red Rapture" vanilla, red velvet cake, cream cheese icing, raspberry puree and meringue crumble cone I had at @sweetjesus in #Toronto with @trishkoz last week!πŸ‘ŒπŸ»πŸ’•
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#yyz #torontofood #yyzfood #sweetjesus #sweetjesusicecream #downtowntoronto #icecreamporn #pinkicecream #torontolife #seetorontonow #the6ix #mikeandlindorkinthe6ix #lindorktravels #sweetjesustoronto #redrapture #redvelvetcake #johnstreet #pimpedoutsoftserve #yeg #yegwx #exploreedmonton

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