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Day Trip to Napa Valley

My original plan for San Francisco did not include Napa Valley at all. I thought, okay, it’s just winery, nothing special, I’ve been to wineries in Ontario a lot. However, this family friend highly recommended it to us, and she said it’s very different than […]

3 days in San Francisco

I planned a short trip with my parents during the past holiday to San Francisco; tried to escape from the snow and cold, as well as some sight seeing and exploration of new culture. Planning: We took an early flight so that we can arrive […]

Blue Mountain Eco Adventure Tour

For the past week, I had some relatives visiting Toronto, and I took them to this Eco Adventure Tour at Blue Mountain. From their website, it seems interesting and challenging. We booked the tour at 2:45pm, and arrived there at 2:15pm, just perfectly on time […]

Relaxing Days in Colorful Lisbon – 2

Lisbon also has a name of “City of Seven Hills”, yes, it’s very hilly. When I got off at Baixa station the first time, I was totally lost. Luckily, I bought 7 day data plan sim card on my phone, looking at the map was […]

Day Trip to Sintra Portugal

Other than the main tourist attractions in the city, day trip always excites me. Somewhere away from the city centre, some place more peaceful, something that’s very different. I went to Sintra, and it’s only 30 mins train ride from Lisbon. Moorish Castle, a hint […]

Unique Experiences in Lisbon

I have tried some special activities during my solo trip in Portugal: baking class with Cooking Lisbon, and a night photography tour with Lisbon Photo. First up, the baking class with Cooking Lisbon. Small group, friendly chef, great space, clear instructions, hands-on experiences. If you […]