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Things to do in: Toronto

Things to do in: Toronto

We asked Lindsay, our Digital Marketing Manager and Toronto native, what her favourite things to do in Toronto are. She could’ve gone on, but we limited her to five… Toronto is a fun, exciting, vibrant, and diverse city, but it’s easy for visitors to get sucked into the really touristy...
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Photo of the Week: Toronto’s Ice Storm

Photo of the Week: Toronto’s Ice Storm

For those of you who haven’t been to Toronto before, you might not know that the city gets some pretty extreme weather throughout the year. Summers are scorching and the city is filled with humidity, and the winter temperatures plummet so low that warmth becomes a distant memory for locals....
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My Neighbourhood: Toronto’s Kensington Market

My Neighbourhood: Toronto’s Kensington Market

I only moved to Kensington Market recently, but it feels like I’ve lived there for ages. I’ve always been going to the neighbourhood, but living there takes things to a whole new level. Kensington Market is one of Toronto’s most cherished and multi-faceted neighbourhoods. It’s historical, cultural, diverse, laid-back, and...
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Food Friday: Toronto’s Peameal Bacon Sandwich

Food Friday: Toronto’s Peameal Bacon Sandwich

The peameal bacon sandwich is Toronto’s signature food. Its legend goes back many, many decades, to when Toronto was called ‘Hogtown’. Peameal bacon is what some might call ‘back bacon’, but it also features a very light crusting of peameal (well, it used to – now it’s cornmeal, but shhhhh...
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Best cities for showing your Pride

Best cities for showing your Pride

There are some cities that just know how to do Pride right. We’re talking going far beyond hanging a few rainbow flags in windows, and instead throwing the biggest, baddest parties to celebrate who you are — from sexual orientation to gender to race to age. Because while Pride started...
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How to escape the cliché in LA

How to escape the cliché in LA

“Jen, for real, I just saw Jack White,” my 13-year-old sister said this while standing in line for pizza at Los Angeles’ LAX airport. “Okay, Steph,” I said, rolling my eyes, definitely not believing her. Seconds later, the lead singer of The White Stripes walked in for a slice. I...
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Best snacks under $5 around the world

Best snacks under $5 around the world

As any traveller knows, eating well doesn’t require dropping a ton of cash at a high-end restaurant. Sometimes the best meals come from street food snacks, food court stalls, and mom-and-pop shops where the food is cheap and the flavours are rich. We asked our guides around the globe to...
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12 ways to be a more responsible traveller

12 ways to be a more responsible traveller

Wherever we go in the world, we take a responsible attitude with us. That means travelling in a way that both respects and benefits local people, their culture, their economy, and their environment. But if you’re not familiar with the term, sometimes it’s hard to know what people mean by...
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40+ things locals say you should know about their cities when you visit

40+ things locals say you should know about their cities when you visit

There are some basic rules that follow travellers around wherever they go: watch out for pickpockets in tourist zones; negotiate a taxi rate before you get in the cab; when in doubt, don’t drink the water. But then there are some specific rules for each country, and even each city....
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Going to the cottage: All about that Canadian tradition

Going to the cottage: All about that Canadian tradition

If you’re not from southern Ontario, it can be hard to understand the magical allure of a weekend “up north.” Toronto can be a non-stop place, where people say “I’m too busy” far too often and where long winters make those few summer weekends a treasure to be cherished. Locals...
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