Venus Sophia Tea & Vegetarian Eatery, Victoria

Venus Sophia Tea & Vegetarian Eatery, Victoria

When you go to Victoria, British Columbia, you’ve got to have the Afternoon Tea experience. Venus Sophia is a quaint Vegetarian Eatery that serves up a lovely version of tea time, and I always get excited about a vegetarian-specific restaurant, especially when...
Ask For Luigi, Vancouver

Ask For Luigi, Vancouver

I’m Italian. Therefore I rarely go to Italian restaurants. Not that other Italians don’t eat at Italian restaurants, I know they do. But for me, it’s never that great. Once in a while I am pleasantly surprised, but generally I find Americanized...
Rocky Mountaineer: what it’s like aboard Canada’s luxury train

Rocky Mountaineer: what it’s like aboard Canada’s luxury train

The Rocky Mountaineer is a Canadian luxury train. From Vancouver, The Rocky Mountaineer makes a two-day trip to Banff, Alberta, through some of the most gorgeous scenery you’ll ever see through the wilderness of Canada.   The Commentary During the ride, the staff...
Cafe Medina, Vancouver

Cafe Medina, Vancouver

Cafe Medina in Vancouver, BC is a must for brunch. Prepare to stand in line because it’s so popular there is usually a wait. But it’s worth it. This is Mediterranean soul food that makes you feel deeply satisfied. It’s a bustling place, but somehow...
Rimrock Resort Hotel, Banff

Rimrock Resort Hotel, Banff

Staying at the Rimrock Resort Hotel is like sleeping in the mountains, only in total luxury. Being able to open my curtains to wall to wall windows and see the magnificently imposing presence of craggy mountains right in front of me was spectacular. It brings back the...
Bear Street Tavern Pizza, Banff

Bear Street Tavern Pizza, Banff

Ask anyone in Banff where the best pizza in town is and they will all say the same thing: Bear Street Tavern. and they are Not Kidding. It’s basically a big sports bar located on the main street that runs through town. Nothing that looks too amazing until you...