Top 10 Things to Do in Porto, Portugal

Porto is one of Europe’s most charming destinations, with a medieval centre, port wine cellars and even a connection to Harry Potter. We visited Porto in June, and I’m excited to share my top 10 things to do in Porto, as well as recommendations on where to eat and stay in Porto. 1. Port Wine Caves Porto is known for…
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Sunflower Fields near Toronto | Caledon Sunflower Farm

In late July, sunflowers bloom. And this year, finding sunflower fields near Toronto was the #1 activity for bloggers, photography enthusiasts and trend followers alike. Our Instagram feeds became clogged with pictures of sunflower fields near Toronto, at Bogle Seeds a family farm in Hamilton, Ontario. And last Saturday, chaos ensued. As this article documents, thousands came to Bogle Seeds…
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Day trip to Douro Valley

When I planned my Portugal vacation, I knew I needed to plan a day trip to Douro Valley. While we ended up staying one night at Casa das Torres de Oliveira, right in the heart of the Douro Valley, a day trip to the region would be a great addition to your trip to Porto, or if you’re short on…
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Casa das Torres de Oliveira

One of the most magical moments in Portugal was staying at Casa das Torres de Oliveira. A manor home, dating back to the 15th Century, this gorgeous hotel is located in Mesão frio, in the heart of the Douro Valley. We only spent one night at Casa das Torres de Oliveira, and it was much too short. If I have one…
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Azulejos in Porto | Meghan Markle Blue Oscar de la Renta floral dress …

While researching for my trip to Portugal, I dreamed of taking pictures in front of the gorgeous painted tiles, or azulejos as they're known, and packed this gorgeous blue and white floral dress from H&M. I was delighted when I saw Meghan Markle wearing a similar wrap dress by Oscar de la Renta to the wedding ofHarry's cousin, Celia McCorquodale. I'm sharing a Meghan Markle Oscar de la Renta blue floral dress lookalike, and how I wore it!
Porto, Portugal
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Best Dessert shops in Hamilton & Burlington

I have a big sweet tooth, and on a recent Saturday drive to shoot content, we made a few stops to pick up some tasty treats. I’m sharing the best dessert shops in Hamilton and Burlington, Ontario, which also makes for the perfect day trip from Toronto! Hello Baked in Hamilton The first time I visited Hello Baked was after…
Hamilton
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