• Hotels
  • First love in Helsinki: Hotel Scandic Paasi

    Located across the lake from Botanical Gardens and a short subway ride from anything else you might want to go to, from cultural destinations to restaurants and bars, Paasi was our first love in Finland. For this 4-day stay in Helsinki a couple friends and I had the pleasure of staying in one of Scandic Paasi’s Superior […]

  • Weekend Trips
  • Canada to USA by train

    With cars, planes and busses, long distance travel by train often gets overlooked. It is also not the most flexible and efficient option these days in Canada and the US where cross-country travel is not nearly as well developed as in Europe. That being said it is an option. When trying to figure out best ways of getting to Rochester I […]

  • Hacks & Tips
  • Union Pearson Express train review

    After a few years of promises and construction Union Pearson Express train became a reality. Operated by Metrolinx, one way ticket on UP Express was over $27.50+ tax which to anyone who does not live across the street from Union station never appeared like a reasonable fair especially when traveling with more than one person because […]