5 Things I Love About the British Airways 787

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On September 1, British Airways introduced their new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft on flights between London and Toronto. This marked the first long-haul service for the airline’s impressive new fleet. The 787 is a revolutionary aircraft built by Boeing made with composite materials—including carbon fiber-reinforced plastic—as the primary building block in the construction of its […]

Closing Night at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival

Johnny Jet and Natalie at 2013 TIFF

I was just in Toronto to celebrate my wedding anniversary, since my wife and I got married in the city a year ago this past weekend (here’s my post on our drama-filled wedding). Unbeknownst to me, my cousin AJ was in town too for the closing night of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). It […]

12 Reasons to Visit The Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto

Canadiens Dressing Room

Toronto holds a very special place in my heart. Number one, it’s where my wife is from and it’s also where we got married. Number two, it was the first international city I ever visited — I don’t really remember much about that family trip because I was around five and we drove there from […]

Paris to Toronto in Air France’s Business Class

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Bonjour! Natalie and I spent three romantic nights each in Monaco and Paris. On the way over, we flew Air France from Toronto (YYZ) to Paris (CDG) to Nice (NCE) in economy. Here’s my review. On the way back, I was able to pull some strings and get upgraded thanks to a connection I met […]

Toronto to Paris to Nice on Air France

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Flight AF351 Natalie and I just flew from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport (YYZ) to Paris’ Charles De Gaulle International Airport (CDG). We took Air France’s flight 351, which is scheduled to depart YYZ at 6:40pm and arrive at CDG at 8am the following day. We flew coach and I found a great economy seat, other […]

10 Reasons to Stay at the Four Seasons Toronto

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There are 90 Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts in 36 countries around the world, but their flagship was the little black sheep of the company until recently. That’s because Izador Sharpe founded the luxury hotel chain in 1960 in Toronto, Canada and his original, well, was getting a little tired. Fortunately, the old building is […]

Top 10 Canadian Destinations from Mapmobility

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Canada has a lot to offer, it’s one of the biggest countries in the world! Why not let a local tell you what you shouldn’t miss? One of Canada’s largest map publishers is Mapmobility and their maps are now available in a handy app available for iOS platforms! Mapmobility’s business director, Carl Nanders, shared his […]

Seoul to Bali on Korean Air and Honeymoon Cake

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Trip: ICN-DPS Airline: Korean Air Aircraft: A330-300 Scheduled Departure Time: 6:05pm Push Back from Gate: 6:03pm Actual Departure Time: 6:20pm Actual Arrival Time: 11:55pm Announced Flight time: 6:35 Miles: 3,280 Seat: 8G Honeymoon flight number two! In case you missed it, our first segment was 24 hours earlier when we flew from Toronto to Seoul. […]