Entries by Adrian Brijbassi from 08/2012

Will Momofuku Put Toronto on the Culinary Map?

| Posted 08.08.2012 | Canada Living

It's not only the most anticipated restaurant opening in Toronto in recent memory, it may be the one notable event that finally gets Canada taken seriously as a culinary destination around the world. I'm talking about the opening of Momofuku. Toronto has many above-average restaurants and a handful of excellent ones. It's culinary scene has fallen short of greatness, however. With Chang's venture now in town that seems about to change.

You Want Hospitality? Visit P.E.I.

| Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Travel

Mount Stewart, Prince Edward Island -- Olympic moments happen across this country on a daily basis. The participants may not be going for gold medals like the competitors at the London 2012 Summer Games, but they are striving to achieve ultimate success. Although they do it in obscurity, the spirit with which these entrepreneurs pursue their goals is similar to the dedication elite athletes have for their disciplines.

Calgary: It's More Than Horses and Oil

| Posted 08.16.2012 | Canada Alberta

Long considered a bland, western outpost thick with cowboy culture and thin on the cosmopolitan feel of Toronto and Montreal, Calgary is in the midst of a stark change. There's an emphasis on public art and on growing independent music and arts scenes, and people are coming to the city not only for its financial stability, but for what it offers in terms of new culture as well.

Small Budget, Big Tastes: 10 Tips To Save On Food While Travelling

| Posted 08.24.2012 | Canada Travel

One of the most costly expenses for travellers on vacation is food. As a result, what tends to happens is that they'll end up becoming more picky about where they eat on the road because they want to satisfy their hunger -- both for food and for a great dining experience. "Will the food be worth it?" is a question that takes on greater importance when you only have a few days in a place but "how do I stretch my budget and experience the best of local culture?" is another question many travellers ask.

Tips for Business Travellers: How to Get the Most Out of Your Hotel

| Posted 08.30.2012 | Canada Travel

An Embassy Suites' survey of business travellers published this spring revealed that travel is up and fear of an economic downturn has fallen. It also showed that the expectations and demands of business travellers are changing. As one hotel guru put it, "road warriors need to feel that they're getting more out of their hotel stay." Here are some tips for the weary traveller.