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Hotel Tax Refund Program

As part of tourism promotion, South Korea is refunding hotel taxes! ^^

In an attempt to attract more overseas visitors, the Korean government implemented a new tax refund policy on hotel stays starting April 1, 2014 that is set to be in effect for 1 year. 9 more words


Cousin roadtrip to Algonquin Park

My cousin Fiamma was keen to see some Canadian wilderness while she was here and luckily I had the time available to go with her. We’d decided on Algonquin Park as it was near-ish (3 hours away) and there was a place available to spend the night. 1,267 more words


A revolving door of visitors

Sophia and Katelyn killing time

On Monday we played host to Sophia and Katelyn after their return from Quebec City and before their late flight to Hong Kong. 421 more words


Booking our return flights home

Sunday was definitely not a day of rest. We went for brunch with Bec, Alastair and Vicki down at Smith on Church St. We got there at the right time as the tables quickly filled up (and when we left there was a queue). 373 more words


Family farewells on Saturday

Christine and Gaye came up to our apartment early on Saturday morning to drop off the bulk of their luggage before catching a flight to Seattle. 399 more words


A subdued Halloween in Toronto

It rained on Halloween, like last year. The parental units arrived sometime in the morning to tap into our wifi. It was really bizarre to see the oldies all looking at their devices. 207 more words


Herding cats at Niagara Falls

I woke up to an empty bed. How lovely, the day after I’d just gotten married. Glen’s body clock had kicked in and pushed him out of bed at 8 or something ridiculous. 428 more words