One of my top memories from my trip to California was visiting La Jolla San Diego. This oceanfront village is brimming with cute boutiques, restaurants, and old pastel hotels. I fell in love with La Jolla cove, and had to take some photos with the breathtaking vistas complete with sea lions.

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I’m wearing a printed strapless dress from Ted Baker’s spring collection and Sam Edelman flat sandals. I was wearing heels earlier in the day when we were walking around the boutiques, but swapped them out for practical flats to explore the cliffside.… View Full Post

I’ve been visiting the Caribbean for the holidays for nearly 15 years. In that time, I’ve visited several destinations, including the Bahamas, Mayan Riviera, Cancun, Cabo San Lucas and Jamaica. If you’re not sure what to expect at all-inclusive resorts, I hope this post will help you choose your next destination or dream holiday!


I’m wearing a lilac bell-sleeve dress from Forever 21, nude leather sandals from Zara (similar gladiator sandals here), and a blue leather saddle bag from London (similar baby blue bag here).

What to expect at all-inclusive resorts: Choosing a Hotel

Picking a hotel is always where I start. Sometimes I have fixed dates, which can make the options and prices a lot more tight. If you have a window of a couple weeks, or even the entire month free, it makes things a lot more flexible.

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I love using Expedia to book a trip. The interface is easy to work with, and I can collect TD Expedia points to rack up travel points faster. This is totally not a plug for Expedia either – I honestly always end up booking through that site because it’s easiest.… View Full Post

If you’re visiting the capital region or looking for a date idea, check out my favourite date spots in Ottawa, from chic restaurants to rejuvenating spas.

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1. El Camino

This Mexican restaurant often has hour-long lineups, but the tacos and cocktails are so worth it! My favourite item on their menu is the ox tongue taco. I usually go right when it opens on a weekday to get in and avoid the queue.

2. Soif

You need to cross the bridge to Gatineau, but it is so worth it. The wine bar is operated by the world’s top female sommelier, Véronique Rivest, and most of their bottles are natural wines can’t be found on the shelves of liquor stores. Oysters and prosecco make for the perfect, sensual date night.View Full Post