World Cup

It’s Name Is Rio and It Dances On The Sand

(Jan 30, 2014) There is no greater brand in Vancouver that speaks to the tenacity of East Van, than the Rio Theater. Built in 1938, the Rio ser...

I love my Havaianas

(Dec 11, 2012) Havaianas have become almost synonymous with flip flops themselves.  Since this Brazilian company first started up in 1962, the...

Waka Waka (This is a sterotype of Africa)

(Jul 30, 2010) I guess you can’t avoid certain cultural stereotypes, but you can criticise them. I hope there’s some distinction bet...

If I Can’t Be In South Africa, We’ll Make Do With This

(Jun 24, 2010) Every four years, June slows down, time stops and the world puts aside its differences to spend the majority of the month in fro...

Toronto is Full On For FIFA

(Jun 23, 2010) I’ve often thought myself fortunate to grow up in a city that is as multi-cultural as Toronto. Having done a fair bit of t...