A guide to losing yourself for a weekend in Rochester

“Are you just getting in from somewhere too?” a neighbour inquired in the elevator, “Yes, Rochester, how about you?”  “Montreal” he responds ending the one-word phrase with a smirk to which I felt the need to pass an enquiring look: “Must be better than Rochester” he says with confidence “Actually, it was pretty great, we spent the weekend […]

Canada to USA by train

With cars, planes and busses, long distance travel by train often gets overlooked. It is also not the most flexible and efficient option these days in Canada and the US where cross-country travel is not nearly as well developed as in Europe. That being said it is an option. When trying to figure out best ways of getting to Rochester I […]

Vancouver eats: from fine dining to street food

Vancouver has a pretty vivid food scene which despite popular belief (and this cover photo) is not dominated by Asian food. During my last visit I was determined to try as many different places as possible based on people’s recommendations and research. Six days later after being disappointed by the infamous Medina Cafe, realizing Lavender Milk Tea is not my […]