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City Guide: Toronto

As many of you might have noticed, I took a huge break from blogging at Where the Sweet Things since last November. I spent the time focusing more on myself and after being away from here for a few months, I’m pleased to say that I’m finally back! I’m taking a break from Montreal and […]

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Little Getaway.

I just had a little getaway to Toronto last weekend and I spent most of the time going on food hunts! Here’s a preview of all the places I went to over the weekend :) from left to right 1. Arrived at Toronto at 6:20 am. I felt like my neck was going to snap […]

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Traditional Taiwanese Breakfast: 阜杭豆漿

One of the best things about Taipei is their abundant breakfast places. Traditional Taiwanese breakfast usually include a bowl of soy milk and all sorts of chinese pastries. 阜杭豆漿 is a very popular breakfast spot for locals and it’s known for their homemade clay oven rolls. The rolls get sold out fast so my friends […]

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Taipei x Coffee Shop Girl: Coffee Megane. 眼鏡咖啡

I just got back from my 6-day Taipei trip and I can’t describe my love for this city in words. This is my third time in Taipei and it was already 8 years ago since I last visited. I’m amazed by their great quality yet affordable food and the possibilities are endless here: the night […]

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and i whispered “hey, i’m back”

How many has it been? Five years? It still feels like yesterday when I was studying in Headington back in Oxford. How everything looks like is still fresh in my memories. Our after-dinner singing party right outside the dining hall, making afternoon tea at Napier (millions of cadbury chocolate spread toasts – credits to you […]

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can’t get enough of… yogurt.

Hands down some of the best yogurt I’ve ever had! My friend recommended me La Ferme Du Manege yogurt from France when we were shopping at Harrods and he said it’s the best he had (he traveled so much that I can trust his taste on that) The first bottle that I tried was strawberry […]

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the markets.

On my last day in London, I went to visit two local markets: Borough market and Broadway market. Borough market only opens from Thursday to Saturday (they close pretty early, so make sure you check the opening hours on their website) and lunch is available from Monday to Wednesday. The market is packed with all […]

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Cigala

The last time I had Spanish food was last summer at the Street Fest on St. Laurent and so it had been a while! I was craving for some tapas and paella while I was in London and so my friends brought me to Cigala. We arrived at the restaurant at around 1 on a […]

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Patty & Bun

Before I came to London from Montreal, I bought a Lonely Planet London travel guide and now I’m immensely regretting getting it. Since I have so many friends in London, they’ve all become my personal guides so I don’t even need to read the guide. My summer exchange buddy Alex S. (remember the guy doing […]

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London Calling

Greetings from London! Since McGill is on Reading Week break right now, I escaped from Montreal’s snowy winter to the more sunny and chilly London. It feels so good to be back in this city after 5 years, I’ve missed you much. I’m staying at my aunt’s for two days and I’ve been having so […]

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