• day trip,  resources,  travel,  weekend getaway

    Toronto CityPASS 3 Day Itinerary

    If you want to visit Toronto’s landmarks, I high recommend Toronto CityPASS. It has 5 most popular tourist attractions: CN Tower, Casa Loma, Ripley’s Aquarium, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto Zoo or Ontario Science Centre. This blog is a step by step tour guide perfect for first-time visitors. It shows my ideal version of Toronto CityPass 3 day itinerary. All you need to do is to print out this blog or have it on your phone, I guarantee you would not get lost in the city. For the Toronto CityPASS, you could buy it online in advance or buy on the spot at any of 5 attractions. I have lived in Toronto for many years and…

  • food

    Best Ramen in Toronto Downtown

    I have tried many ramen places in Toronto. Usually, for around $15 (including tax and tip), I could have a decent meal. Currently, there are so many ramen places in Toronto and there are new ones opening up every year. Nevertheless, this food has not lost its popularity yet. Many of them have long line-ups during the weekend. Here is many personal and very biased countdown of best Japanese / Korean ramen places in Downtown Toronto. It would only be judged with 3 criteria: portion, taste and how much I like it. #7. Hokkaido Ramen Santouka Address: 91 Dundas St E, Toronto, ON M5B 1E1 Website: http://www.santouka.co.jp/en Portion: medium Taste: I found it…

  • destination,  long trip,  travel

    Places to Visit in Varadero

    I went on the all-inclusive vacation to Varadero Cuba with a friend for 7 days during December 2017. This is my second time that I went to Varadero, both times I stayed in all-inclusive hotels. I pretty much know what experience I am going to get inside the hotel: all-you-can-eat buffet, a nice beach that I could lay all day, open bar, unlimited drinks… Last time, I spent all 7 days doing the similar things: get up in the morning and walked around; eat buffet and spent all afternoon on the beach; watch a show at night. I did not prepare anything last time. Without the internet and any Spanish skills,…