Bas-Saint-Laurent

Earlier this month, Olivier and I went on a roadtrip to the Québec region of Bas-Saint-Laurent for Labour Day weekend. Two decades have passed since I last visited the region to see my grandmother in Rimouski and to stop by the small village where my mother grew up. Yearning to discover more of La Belle…

NYC

Last September, my boyfriend and I went on a roadtrip from Montréal to New York City for Labour Day weekend.  I’ve travelled to NYC on 3 previous occasions, but this was his first visit.  This end-of-summer escapade was his birthday celebration, making this trip extra special.  Of course, a baker on vacation in NYC always…

Adelaide

Last September, my sister and I spent our mid-semester break in the state of South Australia. We based ourselves in its charming, petite capital city, Adelaide, and did daytrips throughout the week.  We met seals lounging on the beach on rugged and beautiful Kangaroo Island, dressed up for a day of wine tasting in the Barossa Valley, and…

Gold Coast

After our student exchange semesters ended in November, my younger sister and I travelled throughout Australia and New Zealand together for 6 weeks. We spent a week in gorgeous, sunny Queensland. After snorkeling out to the Great Barrier Reef near Cairns, we headed to Gold Coast for some lazy beach and brunch days. We stayed…

Blue Mountains

The picture posted above was taken at the Echo Point lookout and is a view of the iconic Three Sisters, before we headed down the Giant Stairway. My sister and I recently went on a weekend retreat to the Blue Mountains. The vast region, known for its sandstone rock formations, caves and gorges, gets its…

Sydney

In July 2014, I moved to Sydney to take part in a student exchange at the University of New South Wales.  After graduating in November, I applied for a Working Holiday Visa to extend my stay in Australia.  I’ll be updating this post with my foodie discoveries in this gorgeous, cosmopolitan, ocean-side city. Four Ate…