Ottawa: The Charming Rideau Canal

A Weekend trip is a great way to explore a city close by and being in Toronto has provided us with several options including the beautiful city of Ottawa. About 280 miles, is the distance between Toronto & Ottawa by car and it took us about 5 hours to drive with one food stop on the way. Our itinerary had some […]

CN Tower: Delectable Lunch at the 360 Restaurant

“One of the best birthday lunch ever”. Sipping a Martini while revolving by the window overlooking the entire Toronto city in a melodious tune at the 360 Restaurant in CN Tower. I enjoyed very bit of it – the splendid views, the gorgeous food and the great service. A three-course meal at the 360 Restaurant […]

Toronto: Top 10 things to do in Distillery District

The Distillery Historic District – just a few blocks from St Lawrence Market is the place to be when visiting Toronto. From the vibrant art galleries & boutiques, trendy stores to fabulous Restaurants & cafes – all in restored 19th century red brick buildings of Victorian Industrial Architecture – there are plenty of things to […]

St Lawrence Market: Food Lovers’ Paradise

A one-stop location for buying organic groceries, savoring special preparations, learning how to bake a cake or becoming an expert chef, perfect for hosting a party, getting your couple portfolio shot, meeting friends over a cup of Victorian tea, having a good time with family, great for photography addicts, tasting specialty foods and getting that […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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) :     […]

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 […]

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 […]

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