Restaurant Review: Horn of Africa

When visiting Ottawa one night we met some friends at an Ethiopian restaurant – Horn of Africa – close to the Byward Market. I didn’t really know what I was getting myself into but it is not typical Western dining. I kind of expected the restaurant to North-America-fy the food by giving us, you know, […]

Restaurant Review: HOITO, Thunder Bay ON

HOITO is a Finnish restaurant in Thunder Bay that was started to give the Finnish-immigrant Lumberjacks a cheap place to eat on their breaks from slaving away in the forest. Though everyone talks about how you MUST go to the Hoito when visiting Thunder Bay I would also keep in mind it’s basically a greasy […]

Restaurant Review: Nata’s Cafe, Peterborough

Natas Cafe is located downtown Peterborough on George Street. They always make your coffee with designs in the cream (pst. Nata means cream in Portuguese – correct me if I’m wrong!).  They also have a selection of sandwiches. This one was a spinach sandwich: Unlike other cafes in the skinny turn-of-the-century buildings on George St. […]

Biking in Barcelona

Our favourite things in Barcelona: biking around the city with resident Aussie-hippy Buddah and La Sagrada Familia. Here we are in front of the “Gaudi” Fountain legitimizing our blog name: Buddah’s tour is called Fat Tire Bike Tours. Very decent value for money since you see a huge area of Barca and Buddah is something […]