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We asked Lindsay, our Digital Marketing Manager andRead more
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...
For those of you who haven’t been toRead more
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....
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 ofRead more
Toronto’s most cherished and multi-faceted neighbourhoods. It’s historical, cultural, diverse, laid-back, and...
The peameal bacon sandwich isRead more
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...
‘Tis the season to celebrate! It’s that time of year when we start thinking about Christmas, New Year’s, Hannukah, King’s Day, the solstice… and how we’re going to fit into our pants after all those holiday dinners. But because we realise that all around this great big world of ours no two celebrations...Read more
You can learn a lot about a city from its street art scene: political views, cultural expression, sense of community and local pop culture references are all conveyed in the murals and messages adorning buildings, bridges and sidewalks. And what was once a fringe form of art, often seen more...Read more
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...Read more
“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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more