Emily Southey

Emily Southey
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Emily Southey is a freelance writer from Toronto and it was during her time studying History and English that she became interested in writing. When she's not working, you can typically find her in a museum, baking cupcakes, or watching Disney musicals.

Best Patisseries in Montreal

Croissants, chocolatines, mille-feuille, tarte au citron… these are just a few of the mouth-watering pastries you can get at the Montreal patisseries below. Whether you’re in need of a buttery treat for a friend’s birthday or you have a serious sweet tooth yourself, you have to plan a visit...

The Ultimate S’mores Recipe For Your Next Camping Trip

Summer is incomplete without s’mores. I tend to enjoy them the traditional way - on a camping trip, sitting around an open fire, but this American treat can be enjoyed anywhere, whether at a bonfire on the beach or in your very own backyard. The components of s’mores are simple:...

Best Dessert Restaurants in Montreal

As a university student, Montreal was the first city where I discovered the concept of the dessert restaurant. As a self professed chocoholic, it didn’t take long for me to fall in love with the area’s many dessert eateries. From the best cheesecake I’ve ever had at Rockaberry to...

The Most Romantic Destinations in North America

What comes to mind when you think of romantic travel or honeymoon destinations? Europe. The Mediterranean regions of the continent, such as southern France and Italy, with their cobblestone streets, historic charm, and quaint restaurants, feel like romance is perpetually in the air. However, if you look a little...

Best BBQ Restaurants in Montreal

In the mood for some southern barbecue? Despite being over a thousand miles from the deep south, Montreal has some seriously good BBQ eats. From a classic barbecue experience at Lattuca to Tex Mex at Icehouse, check out this list of the best BBQ restaurants in Montreal. Diablos BBQ Smokehouse As...

The Most Instagrammable Restaurants in the World

These days, quality food isn’t the only criteria when it comes to choosing a restaurant. With the rise of social media and Instagram in particular, it’s imperative that any dining experience be both delicious and aesthetically pleasing. This fine balance is something that the four eateries below have perfected....

Best Weekend Trips to Take from Vancouver

Are you looking for some vacation inspiration? For all you British Columbia residents, why not look in your very own backyard? BC has so much to offer in terms of natural beauty and diverse cityscapes. From exploring the inner harbour in Victoria to going bouldering in Nelson, check out...

Montreal Food Festivals Happening This Summer

Calling all foodies! Summer is just around the corner, and you know what that means - Montreal becomes even more of a food mecca than it already is, thanks to the numerous culinary festivals that take over the city. From fresh lobster rolls and Indian curries to the best...

4 Summer Weekend Trip Ideas in Ontario

With so many long weekends ahead, it’s time to start planning some epic summer getaways. Luckily, Ontario is filled with beautiful spots to spend a relaxing weekend away from the GTA. From wine tasting in Prince Edward County to roughing it in Algonquin, check out 4 summer weekend trip...

Mipig – New Piglet Café Opens in Tokyo

By now, you’ve probably heard of cat cafes, raccoon cafes, owl cafes, and even corgi cafes, but you’ve likely never heard of a pig cafe. This past March, Japan become home to the first-ever piglet cafe. Located in the Meguro ward of Tokyo, Mipig combines the best of both...