Airbnb Experience: “Discover street food with a local”

When Kevin and I went to Amsterdam we kicked off our trip with a food tour, which was both a unique culinary experience and a great walking tour with a local guide. We were introduced to the food tour via Booking.com but since we didn't use them for our trip this time around we decided…

We learned how to make pierogi this Christmas!

Every year for Christmas, my Nana Helen (mother of my mother) makes pierogies. My mom's side of the family is Polish/Ukrainian, and while we dabble only very lightly in Eastern European holiday tradition, pierogies and sour cream are staples at all family events (along with cabbage rolls and borscht, but pierogies are the undeniable fan…

Canadian Thanksgiving traditions in Grimsby

It's American Thanksgiving, so it's as good a time as any to write about our adventures during the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. A couple of years ago, I went to Ottawa and spent Thanksgiving weekend with Kevin. While there, I ate the most delicious Thanksgiving dinner that I'd ever had. Since we're back in Grimsby, room-mating…