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Jungle Cruise in Magic Kingdom: Review

The Jungle Cruise is a short scenic boat tour inside Magic Kingdom’s Adventureland. You get to explore the rivers of Asia, Africa and South America all in under 10 minutes. FastPass+ is offered here, but we didn’t end up getting [...]

June 22, 2016 Magic Kingdom, travel

Top 10 Brunch Spots in Vancouver

I love a good brunch especially in Vancouver, we have access to some of the best ingredients in the world since we are a port city. Brunch is one of my favourite meals of the week since it’s a great [...]

June 20, 2016 British Columbia, travel

It’s a Small World in Magic Kingdom: Review

It’s a Small World is a classic Disney ride at all Disney Parks around the world. This is one of the longer rides lasting 12 – 15 minutes, where you are on a boat traveling around the world. There are [...]

June 19, 2016 Magic Kingdom, travel

Peter Pan’s Flight in Magic Kingdom Park: Review

Peter Pan’s Flight is one of the rides that most people are getting FastPass+ for. After looking at some sites, I decided to get a FastPass+ before coming here. The wait was 65 minutes and it seemed pretty crazy for [...]

June 18, 2016 Magic Kingdom, travel

Mission: SPACE at Epcot with Intense Training

Inside EPCOT, there’s not a lot of rides compared to the other Disney World Parks, but one of the interesting rides we went on was Mission: SPACE.  Seems pretty fun and FastPass+ is offered. When you walk in, there are 2 [...]

June 17, 2016 Epcot, travel

2016 Honda Civic Touring: Review

M here, and for 1 week I got to drive the new 2016 Honda Civic Touring. This is the best Civic made ever! Exterior This is the best looking Civic sedan ever made. I’m still partial to the Hatchback Si-Rs [...]

June 8, 2016 Car, travel

UP Express: Pearson International Airport to Union Station

What is the best way to get to Downtown Toronto from Pearson International Airport? If you have a group of 4, it’s easier to take a bus, Taxi or Uber. If it’s just you and a friend, the new UP [...]

June 2, 2016 Toronto, travel

Air Canada: Vancouver to Toronto Red Eye

Air Canada Flight 1172 from Vancouver (YVR) to Toronto (YYZ) departs from YVR International Airport at 12:25am and arrives at 7:55am at Pearson international Airport. Total time of about 4 hours and 30 minutes. As this is a domestic flight [...]

June 1, 2016 Airplane Meals, British Columbia, Toronto, travel

Tofino: Tonquin Trail

Tonquin Trail in Tofino was recommended to us by a local for a quick easy trail with a nice view of the beach. Since we ate a huge brunch, we needed to burn off the calories on a short walk. We [...]

May 26, 2016 Tofino, travel

Black Rock Oceanfront Resort in Ucluelet: Review

Black Rock Oceanfront Resort is located in Ucluelet between the Wild Pacific Trail and Big Beach. My friends and I came here for the long weekend to relax and unwind. The Pacific Rim Whale Festival was happening at the same [...]

May 25, 2016 Hotel Review, travel, Ucluelet

Ucluelet: Big Beach

We were staying at Black Rock Resort and waiting for our room to be ready. We arrived super early, but we were all exhausted after the long drive from Vancouver. To kill some time in Ucluelet until we could go [...]

May 24, 2016 travel, Ucluelet

Ucluelet Lighthouse Loop: Wild Pacific Trail

When in Ucluelet, you have to pay a visit to Lighthouse loop, which is part of the Wild Pacific Trail. It only takes around 30 minutes to 45 minutes to complete the 2.6km loop. Plus, the views are phenomenal. You [...]

May 23, 2016 travel, Ucluelet

Top 5 Restaurants for Late Night Eats in Whalley

When the sun goes down, Whalley has a lot of restaurants that are open late into the evening. I remember pulling all-nighters at SFU Surrey wishing there were some places that would be open past 8pm that were not fast food [...]

April 27, 2016 Surrey, travel

Top 5 Delicious Eats in Whalley

Whalley is located in Surrey City Centre and home to SFU’s Surrey Campus. I spent a chunk of my early 20’s completing my undergrad degree and it was also around the same time I started Foodology 6 years ago. The neighbourhood [...]

April 20, 2016 Surrey, travel

Cathedral Grove: Old Growth Forest on Vancouver Island

Cathedral Grove in an old growth forest on Vancouver Island located inside the MacMillan Provincial Park. On the way to Tofino, we took Hwy 4 past Port Alberni and it leads us right to the forest. There are parking stalls [...]

April 13, 2016 British Columbia, travel

BC Ferries: Horseshoe Bay to Departure Bay

Having a BC Ferries ride from Horseshoe Bay to Departure Bay at 6:30am in the morning is a pain. The sun isn’t out yet and you’re driving on the highway at full speed trying to make your reservation time. We [...]

April 11, 2016 British Columbia, travel

2016 Acura MDX Elite SUV: Review

We got a chance to drive the new Acura 2016 MDX Elite SUV for a whole week. What began with criticism, ultimately led to a love of a luxury SUV. The MDX Elite is the highest equipped of the MDX [...]

March 31, 2016 Car, travel

Frank Slide: Largest and Deadliest Rock Slide in Canada

Driving from Alberta back to British Columbia, Crowsnest Pass on Hwy 3 is home to Frank Slide. This unique historic mining town was partially buried  in 1903 due to a limestone rock slide down Turtle Mountain within 100 seconds. The rock slide obliterated [...]

November 28, 2015 Blairmore, Frank, travel