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Lifestyle, London

Afternoon Tea at Fortnum & Mason’s Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon

Happy Afternoon Tea Week, UK! Afternoon Tea Week (ATW) started yesterday, 10 August, and will end on Sunday the 16th. In honour of ATW, I will take a break from blogging about Paris, and blog on two afternoon tea’s I had in London in April. The first one was at Fortnum & Mason’s Diamond Jubilee …

Lifestyle, Travel

Afternoon Tea at Le Dalí – Hôtel Meurice

On our second to last day in Paris back in April, we went for afternoon tea at Hôtel Meurice on 228 rue de Rivoli, just across from the Tuileries Garden in the 1st Arrondissement. Le Meurice came highly recommended by a family friend, not to mention that it is usually in the top 5-10 places to enjoy afternoon tea in Paris. Le …

Lifestyle, Vancouver

Afternoon Tea at London Heritage Farm (Steveston)

I’ve been meaning to blog about my visit to the London Heritage Farm in Steveston since summer 2012! Since I’ve been blogging about afternoon tea lately, I thought I’d continue with one of my favourite places in the Greater Vancouver Area (GVA). Afternoon Tea My friend and fellow-Oncer, Tess, whom I had mentioned in my …

Lifestyle, Vancouver

Afternoon Tea at The Roof (Fairmont Hotel Vancouver)

Dear readers! I’m terribly sorry for the hiatus but it’s been a busy summer and I’m in the middle of packing for the gazillionth move of my life (not joking; have most likely moved more than my own age). Probably only a handful of my friends read my blog posts (thank you very much sweethearts!) …

Activities in Vancouver for the Old-Fashioned and the Cultural Lovers;
Lifestyle, Vancouver

Activities in Vancouver for the Old-Fashioned and the Cultural Lovers

Last year, I ranted about how Vancouver, BC, Canada is not for the old-fashioned. We’re a true misfit and minority if we love heritage buildings (by my terms, I mean protected and unprotected historically ‘old’ buildings), vintage and antique clothing, antiques, operas, plays, ballets (with costumes fitting the eras), and period dramas. In 2011, I dreaded …