Toronto Off the Beaten Path

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Toronto, the capital of Ontario, is Canada’s largest city and the fourth-largest city in North America. It serves as the financial and global hub of Canada’s thriving business scene. It’s home to people from around the globe, and while residents speak over 200 languages in Toronto, English is the predominant language. Located on Lake Ontario, […]


Tokyo’s Best Little Ramen House

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What do I know about Tokyo’s best little ramen house? Back in 2003, I lived in Tokyo for the summer and one thing I did all the time was eating ramen. This ramen was unlike any I’d had in the states. Often, I found myself dreaming about it ever since I left the country. Fast forward 10+ years, I […]

Travel Tips

How to Afford Long-Haul Travel on a Short-Haul Budget

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If you’re dreaming of traveling overseas but don’t think you can afford it, you’ve landed in the right place (see what I did there?)!  Some people think it’s less expensive to vacation right here in the states but that isn’t always true. Depending on your destination (Disney World, New York City, Los Angeles, etc) you […]