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.

First Fridays is the Ultimate Food Truck Festival in Montreal

For those that don’t know, First Fridays is the food truck festival in Montreal. On the first Friday of each month, food trucks from across the city gather at Parc Olympique (part of the grounds that surround Olympic Stadium,) serving up delicious food all evening long. Each year, First Fridays...

Everything You Need to Know About the Game of Thrones Wines

With the final season of Game of Thrones underway, there’s no better way to celebrate (and bid adieu) to the hit show than with some wine! Now you can drink like you’re in King’s Landing thanks to the Game of Thrones wines developed by renowned winemaker Bob Cabral. Inspired...

Where to Go for Easter Brunch in Montreal

Is there any better way to celebrate Easter than breakfast with your family and friends? Easter brunch has become somewhat of a tradition among my friends. We choose a different restaurant every year, but each spot must have a range of menu options to suit the whole crew. Below...

Can’t-Miss Spring Events in Montreal

Though winter in Montreal can seem never-ending, when the warm weather finally hits, the city springs into action (pun intended!). This spring is no exception, and with the myriad of events happening practically every weekend between April and June, Montreal should be on your bucket list for the season....

Best Wineries in Prince Edward County

You’ve probably heard about Prince Edward County. This charming rural region, roughly two hours from Toronto, lives up to the hype! “The County,” as its known by locals, makes for the perfect weekend escape. After all, every once in a while it’s necessary to get out of the hustle...

Best Budget Places to Eat in Montreal

Montreal is known around the country as being a food mecca. More than French pastries and gourmet dining experiences, the second largest city in Canada is also home to some phenomenal cheap eats. Whether you’re after a new lunch spot to spice up your daily routine or looking for...

Matzo Meal Peach Berry Crisp: A Must-Try Passover Recipe

Last year I was invited to a family friend’s Passover dinner. As an avid baker, I offered to bring dessert. Being new to the Passover game, it wasn’t until a few days later that I learned I would have to make some serious recipe adjustments in order to serve...

Best Gourmet Pizza Places in Montreal

Pizza is not hard to find in Montreal, but finding quality gourmet pizza, that’s a whole other story. I’ve been on a hunt for years to find my favourite pizza places in the city and below is a list of my tried and tested spots. From the perfectly blistered...

International Destinations to Visit in 2019

Travelling the world has never been easier, and 2019 is the year to do it! While I love exploring new regions of my own country, there’s nothing quite as exciting as being transported somewhere completely new. The destinations below all offer diverse experiences, each one sure to capture your...

Top 5 Resorts in St. Lucia

St. Lucia is a Caribbean island that has it all - sandy beaches, lush flora, and some of the most luxurious resorts in the region. Whether you’re planning the honeymoon of a lifetime or a family getaway, this tropical locale is for you. Check out my list of the...