12 Best City Breaks for TV fans

12 Best City Breaks for TV fans

Fancy checking out Sherlock Holmes’ iconic apartment in London? Or dining out in one of Carrie Bradshaw’s favourite restaurants in NYC? Pay homage to a TV show that’s meant something to you by visiting the old haunts of your favourite characters. Here are our local guides’ top picks for the...

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Toronto’s Best Peameal Bacon Sandwich

Toronto’s Best 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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Where to celebrate Pride in 2019

Where to celebrate Pride in 2019

There are some cities that just know how to do Pride right and with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall protests just around the corner, there’s no better time to celebrate all things queer and wonderful! Pride’s origins are in the recognition of the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender lifestyle but over the years...

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Learning Toronto’s history is better with beer

Learning Toronto’s history is better with beer

I arrive about three and a half minutes late, and it’s not enough that people are irate, but it’s enough that I know to give a yielding nod. We’re standing outside Toronto’s Hockey Hall of Fame and Jordan, our boisterous and charismatic tour guide, begins to paint a picture of...

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The complete guide to: Toronto travel

The complete guide to: Toronto travel

If you’re travelling to Canada’s biggest city and are in need of some help to plan your trip, read on! Our local Toronto and beyond, all led by local experts that will give you a taste for local life: When Pigs Fry This Toronto tour is of porcine proportions. Sample...

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24 hours in: Toronto

24 hours in: Toronto

Ready to tackle Toronto in a short visit? Even though there’s a seemingly endless stream of things to see and do, you can still get a great sense of the city in just 24 hours. From markets and breweries, to parks, essential landmarks, and some of Toronto’s best-loved neighbourhoods, our...

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Things to do in: Toronto

Things to do in: Toronto

Toronto is one of the most multicultural cities in the world — a fact that has helped shape the city into a must-visit destination and a foodie paradise. No matter what type of trip you’re looking for — be it shopping, culture, great food or natural attractions — Toronto has...

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Simply the best: 5 great craft beer bars in Toronto

Simply the best: 5 great craft beer bars in Toronto

When it comes to beer in Toronto, let’s just say that locals take their brews seriously. Very seriously. With microbreweries and craft beer bars popping up all over the city, it might take you a few days of imbibing to find the best of the best (not that that’s a...

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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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Under-the-radar wine heavens for quenching your thirst

Under-the-radar wine heavens for quenching your thirst

Everyone knows the Napas and the Barossas of the world — places whose names are synonymous with one thing and one thing only: really, really good wine. The malbecs of Argentina, the ports of Portugal, the shirazes of Australia — it’s easy to think you’ve tasted the world when you’ve...

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