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Coffee Heaven in Toronto - Te Aro

I am on a mission to find good coffee using Flat White café in Soho (London, UK) as my benchmark. I thought it was impossible here in Toronto, but I was wrong. Here's my finding from the delightful Te Aro Coffee Roasters on Queens East and Ossington.

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Climbing Kilimanjaro

The summit of Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest point in all of Africa at 5,985m above sea level (ASL). One believed origin of the name is derived from the Chaga word 'Kilimankyaro' meaning 'difficult mountain to climb;' had we known that before we climbed, maybe we might have thought it better not to try. Luckily for us - we found out a few days after we started our ascent: far too late to turn around.

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Three days in Vancouver

I never thought I would like a city as much as I did London (UK, not sure how many times I have had to clarify that in the past six months) but Vancouver comes close. The park, the beaches, the people, the food and the culture. It has it all. I see it as a Melbourne with a nicer park and beaches on the ocean, not a port.

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Three days in New York City

This is one city that's always been on my list, and this weekend just gone I had the pleasure of spending it there with my beautiful Lil Miss Planet. Everyone I have spoken to tells me how different the Americans from east coast are from those on the west, they weren't wrong. There certainly was the US feel about the place but it was nothing like L.A.

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