Tips on watching the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) in Yellowknife

Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights (北極光) is something that, I would say, you have to experience at least once in your lifetime. Last year, my wife and I went to a little town called Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories of Canada. People claimed that it is the best place to enjoy the Northern Lights. The city is located directly beneath the auroral oval, which is a halo-like ring shape that is found in both magnetic poles of the Earth. Also, Yellowknife is a very little town, lots of flat earth.…

Never starve again in Hamilton – The Mule

My sister used to study in Hamilton and every time she came home to Toronto, she would stuff her face as if she didn’t eat for months. If you are in the same situation as her or are planning to go to Hamilton to see all those amazing waterfalls but not sure what to eat then it’s your lucky day for landing on this blog!

What is Congee?

Congee is a very popular food in many Asian countries. Somebody calls it “Congee Soup” and others calls it rice porridge. It is made from mixing boiling water with raw rice. The density of congee depends on different countries and culture. Lots of people think that the earliest appearance of congee is when there was famine or war. NO! That’s definitely wrong. The earliest we find the story about congee was around year 618 in Tang Dynasty (唐朝), China. The King at that time used congee for medication. The earliest…

T.G.I.F – Thanks God is Fish!

I recently came to the realization that Busters Sea Cove has opened up another location at the Telus Building in downtown Toronto. This is a great location compares to their St. Lawrence market location because it can be accessed through the PATH. I was there with my colleagues today and decided to share four entrées for lunch. They were definitely made with fresh ingredients, nothing was fishy, overall pretty good for the price. Their spicy grilled calamari was to die for. I would go back for it in the near…