Easy DIY Chokers That Won’t Break the Bank

In light of this weekend’s festivities (I’m talking about Osheaga in case you were wondering), I wanted to bring you a little festival inspired post. As I was browsing around the mall the other day, I came across some beautiful earthy chokers at Aldo. The concept seemed so simplistic that I figured I would try making some myself and let me tell you, it was incredibly easy! Aldo was selling […]

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Homemade Froyo Popsicles; 4 healthy Ways

With Summer in full swing here in Montreal, almost all my food cravings revolve around cold drinks and healthy snacks. My usual latte has been replaced with ice coffee and my smoothies have been swapped out for popsicles! Today, I’ll be sharing four of my favourite healthy popsicle recipes that make the perfect summer treat. These froyo popsicles really aren’t anything crazy innovative. I like to keep things very fresh and […]

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An Evening in Verona; A Day Trip from Milan

Although it is most famously known for being the supposed hometown of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Verona has a whole lot more to offer than the tiny balcony that tourists from all over the world pile into the city to see! We arrived in Verona at around 4 P.M after a gorgeous day in Sirmione on Lake Garda. It was a Saturday evening and the city’s main square, Piazza Bra, […]

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A Day Around Lake Garda; A Day Trip from Milan

For the sake of keeping this post short and sweet, I divided my day trip to Lake Garda and Verona into two separate posts. Although it is feasible to visit both in a day, I wouldn’t recommend it! Instead, I would suggest making two separate trips in order to get a really good feel for each city. We knew we’d be squeezing a lot into a very short period of time, but we […]

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A Day Around Lake Como; A Day Trip from Milan

Should you only have the time to make one day trip from Milan, make it Lake Como! It’s the perfect destination for some R&R after a long week of sightseeing in the big city. Not only is it an ideal spot for relaxation, but it also happens to offer some of the most incredible views! It’s hard to put into words just  how beautiful it really is. In fact, my pictures […]

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A Day in Bergamo

I knew there were a plethora of beautiful cities in Italy I had yet to see. What I didn’t realize was just how impressed I would be with each new discovery! One particular city you may not have heard of is Bergamo. I assume it’s because there aren’t any major attractions drawing in a large amount of tourists. However, if you’re interested in breathtaking views and medieval cities, you’re likely to […]

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5 Amazing Day Trips from Milan

Milan is an excellent home base for several beautiful day trip destinations in and around the Lombardy region, as I mentioned in my “A Week in Milan” post. If I haven’t yet managed to convince you that Milan is worth a visit, perhaps these day trip possibilities will make you reconsider! I have to admit, we had intended to do a few more trips (including Lake Maggiore & Lugano, Switzerland) but, unfortunately, […]

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Eating in Milano; On a budget

I did a little bit of eating (okay, a LOT a bit of eating) during my stay in Milan. Here is a list of some of the most noteworthy eateries I came across, categorized by neighbourhood that won’t break your bank! I doubt you’ll be disappointed by any of these. Buon Appetito! PORTA GARIBALDI 1. La Fabbrica      If you are craving a classic thin crust Italian pizza, La Fabbrica […]

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A Week in Milan; A City Worth Visiting

As I mentioned in my previous post, I just recently got back from a 3 week vacation in Northern Italy! The primary purpose of my trip was to visit my sister who has been living in Milan for the past three months. Prior to my stay, I really had low expectations of what the city had to offer. Based on what I had been reading and what I had heard […]

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Pack with Efficiency; Tips & Tricks

I just got back from an incredible three week vacation in Italy! Aside from my usual “What to See” posts (which will be coming your way shortly), I  figured I would also quickly share some of my favourite packing tips with you! I’m sure a lot of you will be going on vacation this summer so hopefully you will find the following tips helpful! 1. Make a list: I think that […]

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