Graffiti Alley: Slice of Toronto’s Vibrant Street Art

A loud burst of colors takes over the entire field of view sweeping one into the realm of imagination. That’s a Graffiti Alley moment. It’s surreal, to see the artistic sketches of underwater life covering a wall of the entire three-floor building, scary monsters popping from behind the cars, a peek into the future through a piece of looking glass, enormous blooming flowers mushrooming from beneath … Continue reading Graffiti Alley: Slice of Toronto’s Vibrant Street Art

Travel-filled Year 2014: A Look Back

T’was an year of travel for us. From Chicago to Los Angeles, New York to Death Valley, Las Vegas to Toronto and ending the year in India – we have been able to explore more of this beautiful world this year. And along with travelling, I also started the blog this year – so it has been even more wonderful. Began the year with celebrations … Continue reading Travel-filled Year 2014: A Look Back

Toronto: Spooky Fun Halloween Parade

The Halloween Parade in Toronto was on the 25th of October this year. And we were at the Nathan Phillips Square to enjoy the celebrations – and it was packed with zombies – eating & talking to each other and happily posing for photographers. The Parade began around three with tons of spooky pomp and moved on with an array of monsters, Vampires, ghosts and the … Continue reading Toronto: Spooky Fun Halloween Parade

Toronto: Magnificent Casa Loma

Casa Loma is one of the most beautiful castles in North America. “Sir Henry Pellatt was the dreamer behind this famous Toronto landmark and it took three years & 3.5 million dollars to build it”, according to the Casa Loma website. Majestically extended on a hill – it boasts of splendid architecture, lavish interiors, lush lawns & unobstructed views of the Toronto skyline. We visited the … Continue reading Toronto: Magnificent Casa Loma

Fall Colors All Around

This season of change brings with itself cooler breezes and brighter hues. Definitely, one of the most wonderful time of the year – when everything gets splashed with the leafy colors – Yellows, Oranges, Purples & Reds along with the browns. Few beautiful lines from “Merry Autumn” by Paul Laurence Dunbar (link) :                         … Continue reading Fall Colors All Around

Toronto: Summer fun at the Canadian National Exhibition

Watching the world go by – while riding the Merry-go-round, waiting patiently in the amphitheater for the acrobatic show to begin, slurping down a strawberry ice-cream after demolishing a massive fried treat, finding a nice spot to sit to watch the street performance, smiling ear to ear to get a picture clicked with your favorite costumed character and just enjoying a glorious summer day – … Continue reading Toronto: Summer fun at the Canadian National Exhibition

Toronto: Lively Roundhouse Park and Railway Museum

Trains have been doing their part – picking us up at the station, taking us through the mountains & over the rivers, driving us through memories and dropping us at our final destination. A significant part of our everyday lives, a dependable means of transporting people and goods around the world – trains provide us an opportunity to enjoy our journeys. The Toronto Railway Museum is … Continue reading Toronto: Lively Roundhouse Park and Railway Museum