To be honest, I wasn’t quite sure how to start this post. So instead of wallowing in writer’s block, I poled my family… “Hey guys, what did you like about our stay at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier?” Here is what they answered!
In this video you can watch my first family travel guide! Our family trip to Tulum Mexico was between Jan 18 to 25, 2018. We stayed at the Grand Oasis Tulum all-inclusive resort. We also visited the Mayan Ruins in Tulum and spent a day at Xel Ha, a natural water park near Cancun.
***All videos were shot with my iPhone 8 Plus. All underwater footage was taken using a waterproof cell phone case for my iPhone ***
Waterproof Cell Phone Bag
Inflatable Flamingo Swimming Pool Float
Inflatable Unicorn Swimming Pool Float
The generous folks of Mena, Ottawa’s premier French cuisine restaurant on Preston Street, invited me to a 5-course tasting of their new winter menu “Game Night”. There was nothing trivial about this meal. Every well-thought-out dish featured Canadian Wildlife delicacies paired with the most unique selection of wines. I am a huge fan of Sommelier Rob Nellis’s work. We seem to have a similar pallet when it comes to wine, so I always look forward to his recomendation. What I loved most about the pairing? The wines were mighty when consumed on their own, but never overpowering the taste of the meal. Now that’s a true partnership!
A few weeks ago, Katie (@YowCityStyle) and I were invited for a media stay at The Westin Harbour Castle, in downtown Toronto. We were treated to a relaxing 2-night stay at the hotel as well as a day at Body Blitz Spa, a therapeutic water bath spa. Now, I realize one doesn’t head to Toronto to relax necessarily, but I have to admit that this mini vacation was just what the doctor ordered. Katie and I had travelled to Toronto earlier this year and vowed that we would go back again… after all, there were too many shops and restaurants that we hadn’t crossed off our list!