The Green Wood King West – A Solid Maybe?

When I moved to King West back in 2012, it was an absolute cluster of pub grub, random night clubs,  pizza, and the odd upscale restaurant. Returning to Toronto in 2018, everything has changed, but it still feels the same. The same vibe from Brant House (I’m aging myself here) and Brassai lingers. As the…

Meet Me in Hoi An: What to Do in Vietnam’s Shopping Mecca

Slowing Down in Hoi An Without Ever Missing a Beat My trip to Cambodia and Vietnam was planned down to the minute (as always), but derailed the moment I decided to forego Hanoi and head straight to Ho Chi Minh City. A couple of friends of mine were traveling through Vietnam, and after a few…

Toronto Foodie – DUNK Burgers & Chocolate Restaurants

DUNK Burgers and Chocolate Last week we were invited to DUNK Burgers and Chocolate, a sweet little restaurant on Queen Street just West of Bathurst before you hit Trinity Bellwoods. It seems as though they still have a couple of service-related kinks to work through. I’d say, especially if you’ve imbibed on Canada’s latest legality,…

Jaymes White Spooks George Brown House at Séance

The Jaymes White Séance Experience On a dark and stormy night in Toronto, the first of it’s kind as a late summer bid us farewell, I attended the Jaymes White Beverly Street Séance.  This experience has been attended by media of all kinds in Toronto. The reviews have been spec- nay, spooktacular, to say the…

Jaymes White Launches The Beverley Street Séance

,   Jaymes White and The Beverly Street Séance Anyone who knows me personally would be able to tell you that if something’s a bit out of the ordinary you can bet your bottom dollar I’ll want to be there. In a city like Toronto where I no longer have the consistent thrill of the…

Mad Monkey Hostel Cebu City – Seoulcialite Stays

Welcome to Cebu City Cebuano people are some of the friendliest on the planet. The absolute friendliest of the friendliest can be found at Mad Monkey Hostel Cebu City! Mad Monkey is one of the biggest chains of hostels in South-East Asia. People typically head to Cebu City en route to Siargao, Moalboal, Bohol (Chocolate…

Seoulcialite Stays: The Westin Harbour Castle Toronto

For as long as I can remember, The Westin Harbour Castle has been a beacon of unexpected special surprises. When I was young, I was sent down there by Kiss 92.5 FM. I met Ani DiFranco, Nelly Furtado, Glass Tiger’s Alan Frew, and Soul Decision who I had met before, but was always a bit…

Seoul Food: Best Korean Restaurants in New York

Best Korean Restaurants in New York – Here are our 5 Favourites South Korean food has never been so popular in New York City. While the Deep South may be known for its soul food, the increase in top-quality Korean restaurants in New York means the city is fast becoming known for its Seoul food….

HideSeek – Not Just Another Happy Place!

Do It for the ‘Gram or Pure Unadulterated Fun? I honestly can’t keep up with all the selfie spots in our city because they’re popping up everywhere. When I was out of town celebrating Mother’s Day, there was a pop-up designed in one of the local malls completely copied from the Museum of Ice Cream….

The Philippines: The ABC’s of Food in Cebu & El Nido

Anyone who knows me knows I love to experience local eats when visiting a new spot! I had heard that the food in the Philippines wasn’t anything to write home about, and to an extent it really wasn’t. There was so much grease in just about everything. They tell you about Bali Belly, but my…