Stratford Ontario Chocolate Trail

Visiting Stratford in November

Stratford, Ontario is famous for 2 reasons – hosting North America’s most prestigious Shakespeare festival and being the home town of Justin Bieber. But we didn’t visit for either of those reasons, much to the confusion of my colleagues. What we did experience was good food, yummy chocolate and a relaxing break. The town itself is pretty small but well equipped for tourists, as you would expect for a destination that … Continue reading Visiting Stratford in November

The Flying Chocolate Company

The Flying Chocolate Company

Something very exciting happened last week. This box turned up: The box in question is the economy chocolate box from The Flying Chocolate Company and it rather appropriately arrived on our first Canadian anniversary last week! Launched at the beginning of September, The Flying Chocolate Company specialises in, you guessed it, flying good old British chocolate to deprived expats around the world. I stumbled across them on twitter … Continue reading The Flying Chocolate Company


When Pigs Fry – a walking tour of Toronto

Exploring Hogtown – pork, history, architecture and graffiti with Urban Adventures Hogtown, the Big Smoke, Toronto the Good, T.O., T-Dot and The 6 are just some of the nicknames that Toronto goes by. In a bid to learn more about the city behind these names, we embarked on Urban Adventures’ When Pigs Fry tour, lead by the excellent guide Mike, which focuses on the first of … Continue reading When Pigs Fry – a walking tour of Toronto

Udupi Palace

Little India Food Tour with the Culinary Adventure Company

On a very chilly winter evening we went down to Gerrard Street East in Toronto to warm ourselves up with a spicy Little India food tour. This was my Christmas present from Emma, which was very generous of her considering that Indian cuisine is not her favourite! The tour was run by the Culinary Adventure Company, who run food tours in many Toronto districts, culinary adventures, classes and … Continue reading Little India Food Tour with the Culinary Adventure Company