Barrio Cerveceria Leslieville It is summertime in the city of Toronto, which means with nice weather comes patio getaways. As soon as you find a cool patio in the city, you have to share it with your friends! I was walking on Queen St. E with friends, when I noticed there was a vibrant, happening Mexican outdoor patio at Barrio Cerveceria in Leslieville on the corner of Queen St. E and Booth Ave. Since Barrio in Spanish means neighbourhood, this…

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It’s summertime in Toronto, and it seems everyone is posting their summer holidays down south or in Europe on Instagram and on Facebook. Being barefoot on the beach, enjoying that cocktail and splashing in the sea. That feeling of wanting to get away, but it’s just not happening anytime soon. Uggg, I hear ya! I want to splash in the water too! Good news is that I discovered a gorgeous beach for a day road trip or weekend getaway from…

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Ever notice how fast life passes us by after our 20’s? We were dying to grow up & had a long bucket-list to squash & now we are so occupied or perhaps just tired, that these life experiences are pushed to the side. I hear ya! Let’s be real, there are nights when I can’t make let alone a proper meal, so I understand how making the time to ask yourself thought provoking questions can be forgotten. (Especially when the…

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Do you want to know how to get outside your comfort zone? It can be scary, I know! You are doing something outside of your usual routine which means it is the unknown, and this causes room for anxiety and even may make one not even want to go through with it. When I did my live audition for an online game show app with 5k viewers watching, I was so nervous. This was so much outside my comfort zone…

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Bellydancing to Ta Mavra Matia Sou at Dragonfly Bellydance’s Student Uprising Hafla this past Sunday. This was my first bellydancing choreography dance piece I have made. Yay! I had taken Zahira’s Choreography class at the studio, which helped a lot with structure, tips & support. I am more of a improvisational bellydancer performer, however I can see how having some structured choreography can really polish a piece & make you become one with the music. So what does “Ta Mavra…

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