Author: My Happy Coincidence

Wanderlust Wednesdays: Christmas in London

This week’s Wanderlust Wednesday feature is by Tiffany from My Happy Coincidence.  Tiffany is a London based blogger, photographer, and writer who loves exploring new places both within her city and the across the globe. You can explore Tiffany’s work on her blog (My Happy Coincidence) and see her photos on Instagram. _______________ Christmas in London is an encompassing experience. Wander through central London and you’ll soon find that even the smallest alleys are festively decorated. From Trafalgar Square, to Oxford street, to Soho and Covent Gardens, your hunt for twinkling lights and sparkling shop windows will not be disappointing—making the holidays a wonderful time to visit this mild city. Check out London Town’s fantastic guide to holiday lights and displays throughout London. In addition, the city is dotted with a number of charming Christmas Markets to explore. From major markets like the Tait Modern’s to smaller local ones like the Islington Christmas Market, your shopping list will soon be completed and your tummy full of wonderful, hearty market foods and desserts! Time Out London has put together a wonderful guide to finding Christmas Markets …

Wanderlust Wednesday: The Windy City

This week’s Wanderlust Wednesday feature is by Tiffany from My Happy Coincidence.  Tiffany is a Toronto based blogger, photographer, and writer who loves exploring new places both within her city and the across the globe. You can explore Tiffany’s work on her blog (My Happy Coincidence) and see her photos on Instagram. ________________________________________________ “Chicago is, my kind of town. My kind of people too!” Frank Sinatra knew what was up for sure! I fell in love with this neat city on my recent summer excursion. Among its many highlights, the city boast great food, friendly people, and fantastic walk-ability. Here are my tips, tricks, and highlights for those of you who plan to visit The Windy City… 1) Hancock Centre (875 N Michigan Ave) Don’t pay for the observation deck! Enter from the north street-level entrance of the Hancock Centre (off E Delaware Pl) and tell them you are going to the “Signature Lounge” (they will ask for ID before letting you up the elevator). Dessert is around $10 and you get great views of the city from both the north and south facing …

Wanderlust Wednesday: I Left My Heart in Grand Cayman

This week’s Wanderlust Wednesday feature is by Tiffany from My Happy Coincidence.  Tiffany is a Toronto based blogger, photographer, and writer who loves exploring new places both within her city and the across the globe. You can explore Tiffany’s work on her blog (My Happy Coincidence) and see her photos on Instagram. _____________________ While the wintery winds were still blowing at home in Toronto, I escaped to Grand Cayman’s perfect paradise. A sense of joy bubbled up inside me as I dismounted my Air Canada flight, greeted by a warm April breeze; the day before I had slogged through three inches of fresh snow in Toronto. Needless to say, I was ready for some fun in the sun and Cayman did not disappoint. In addition to Laura and her sister being fantastic hostesses (of course) everyone on the island was incredibly friendly! Whether I was enjoying fantastic food, shopping in George Town, or visiting an attraction, I felt welcomed by the local people’s genuine care for my wellbeing and experience as a guest. On the few occasions when I …