The Walking Tour & Prohibition at the Distillery District, Toronto

It is a Sunday afternoon and the area is, as usual, full of pedestrians enjoying the pleasant old town atmosphere. A Beatles song is playing in the main square, across from famous Balzac Coffee Shop; couples holding hands are wandering around and children are playing freely. The Distillery District is one of the main attractions…

(How to have) A lovely misty​ winter day in Vancouver

Yesterday I was in Vancouver, visiting Marina (that same BFF from my Central America trip), and it was – surprise surprise – raining. (If you ever want to pretend you know about Canada’s famous city in the Pacific coast, just go with ‘yeah, it rains a lot there’) Well, but coming from Toronto and its…

Playa del Carmen, Tulum & Cancun ’07

10 years ago, I fell in love with Mexico. I have probably been back there 10 times now – tanning trips to Playa, all inclusive resorts in Cancun, checking out the new and trendy Tulum. Although in 2007 I wrote: “Cancun and Playa del Carmen is nothing like I expected. But it was naive, I…

Cenote Dzinup

This is from a 2007 post: Before yesterday we arrived in the city of Piste, here in Mexico, which is beside the ruins of Chichen Itza – one of the most famous around here. We stayed at a resort (believe me you want it) called Piramide Inn. Actually, we camped, but the place is a…

Palenque, Mexico

This is a translated post from my 2007 blog: Wow, I did not think this city was going to be like this. The name “Palenque” does not remind us much of nature, so I was very surprised when I realized that it is a city in the middle of the jungle. So good, I LOVE…