Lina’s Italian Market – Calgary

Lina’s Italian Market is a great specialty market, and I used to live just 10 minutes away! As you can imagine, they saw quite a bit of me over the last 4 years that we lived in Calgary. With so many options and great food, I’m glad I’ve been able to sample quite a bit of it over time. Since …

Basil Vietnamese Cuisine – Calgary

My love of Vietnamese food started in San Francisco where I experienced the wonders of Vietnamese Yellow Curry (totally different and equally as good as Thai Yellow Curry). But… then I came home to my small town where you couldn’t buy any kind of curry paste from the grocery store at that time. I delved into cookbooks and made a …

Calgary Farmer’s Market

I’ve been going to the Calgary Farmer’s Market off and on for the last 4 years, and I love it! While we were waiting for our immigration papers to come through, it would go something like this: week 1, Calgary Farmer’s Market – week 2, Whitefish Farmer’s Market (Montana) and so on. Now that we live in one place, I’m …

Choklat in Calgary

Choklat is an awesome little chocolate store located in the Inglewood district in Calgary, Alberta. I discovered this gem a few years back when we were living in Calgary. Since then, I’ve gone for a truffle or two plus some of their delicious bars of chocolate. Choklat is dedicated to the utmost quality in their chocolate, going as far as …

Chinatown in Calgary

The Chinatown in Calgary is relatively small, but not something you’d want to skip over. There’s some great restaurants and shops with cool gadgets that are fun to poke through. Chinatown borders the Bow River that runs through Calgary, so it’s also a great place to walk, run, or bike. There’s picnic tables and benches where you can take your …

Calgary

I have so many good things to say about Calgary! Lucky for me, I got to live there for part-time for 4 years during our immigration process. It was great to go there this fall as a tourist on vacation, and we had so much fun revisiting all our favorite places.

Canadian Adventure

We’re in the middle of a Canadian Adventure! You’ve already had a preview with Lake Agnes and the Teahouse Hike and the Highwood Ridge Adventure. Today, I want to take a little time to tell you where we’ve been and where we’re going so you can follow our route as I post it over the course of this winter.