Pure Kitchen, Ottawa

Looking for something super tasty without the guilt? Well then Pure Kitchen is the place for you. This veggie/vegan restaurant is one of the yummiest places I’ve been to in Canada, the food was so fresh and made me feel so satisfyingly full. Rather than the sluggish full feeling you get after going to a…

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Ottawa in 1 day

Ottawa isn’t a  big place but if you are in Canada and passing by you should see the capital. If you are traveling against the clock or simply don’t want to spend very long there, here are some of the must see’s and do’s in Ottawa that can be done in 1 day: 1) Breakfast…

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10 tips to make healthier choices when eating out

Just because you are trying to eat healthier or trying to lose a few pounds doesn’t mean that you should have to pass up the opportunity to eat out, you just need to try to make smart choices. Here are 10 tips to help you make smarter menu choices next time you are eating out…

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Surviving a Canadian Winter

As many of you may know by now, I am currently on a study exchange in Canada. There have been a lot of things that I have had to adapt to that I am not used to back in Ireland. This post is for anyone who is planning on moving, visiting or coming on a study…

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Igloofest Montréal – What to expect

Planning a trip to Montréal’s Igloofest but don’t know what to expect? That’s exactly how I felt last week before I went. I didn’t know what to bring, what to wear or what it would be like. So I decided to share my newly found ‘Igloofest Wisdom’ with you guys! Here is a list of…

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Vittoria Trattoria, Ottawa

Hands down my favourite restaurant in Ottawa so far, and going one time isn’t enough! There was too much on the menu that I wanted to try that I’m going to have to go back. The staff were so genuinely friendly and would come over regularly to check up on things (massive brownie points in…

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La Bottega, Ottawa

I recently visited ‘La Bottega’ in Ottawa’s buzzy Byward market. Most people would simply walk by it as it looks like an Italian food market. However, in the back, there is a little restaurant that seats no more than 20 people and a build your own sandwich bar. Not to mention lots of fresh authentic cheeses,…

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Good Eats, Ottawa

The reviews on TripAdvisor made this little place hard to ignore, with 4.5 stars I decided to make my way across town in the freezing January weather. I am so glad to inform you all that it was most definitely worth it – however next time I would consider the bus option (close to Kent bus stop),…

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