Category: Toronto

Mother and kids in Collingwood village at night

Weekend Getaways – Blue Mountain Resort and the Westin Trillium House

It takes about two hours o drive from downtown Toronto to Blue Mountain Resort and it is completely worth it. As we checked into the Westin Trillium House, we were amazed by the small village feel of the Blue Mountain resort. After checking into our beautiful room we headed straight to Activity Central to rent our […]

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Rag time with Jonathan Kravtchenko

Enjoy “Blueberry Rag” composed and played by Jonathan Kravtchenko

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Exploring Waterloo- Bingeman’s Big Splash

After lunch at the (nearby) Boston Pizza, we came in to the Bingeman’s Big Splash. After changing into our bathing suits we stepped out on to the deck exited about all of the slides that awaited us. They had many slides to choose from and better yet, the height restrictions are very reasonable so that […]

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Ctrl – V Experience in Waterloo, Ontario

As soon as we knew that we are going to CTRL-V we were so impatient that could not wait for 8 pm! The dinner took so long… Finally at 8:10 pm we arrived at Ctrl-V  – Canada’s first virtual reality arcade that was opened in Waterloo just recently.               […]

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Family trip to African Lion Safari

First opened its doors to the visitors in 1969 , since than African Lion Safari went through a lot expansions and animal additions… About 6,000 visitors come here daily to see the exotic animals that are roaming free in the fields or just enjoying the warm summer day in their artfully created habitats on land and […]

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Day trip to Collingwood, July 2017

After the 1 hour drive from downtown Toronto we arrived at the Cranberry Village. We first arrived to the rooftop patio, which has the best view in all of Collingwood. From the roof you can see the lake Huron, the 19 hole golf course as well as the newly refurbished marina. Following a quick resort […]

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Bombardier Museum of ingenuity an Valcourt

We arrived in Valcourt QC to see the place where the man known as the  pride of the town created his company that would be renowned by the  world. The visit begins with the simple garage where  Joseph Armand  Bombardier decides to overcome the challenges of driving in the deep  snow. By adapting the tractor […]

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Family fun in Granby Zoo

During the last couple of years the topic of visiting Quebec was coming up several times in our discussions. Finally in May 2017 we booked a hotel and planned out the itinerary that would include some of the places that we thought would be interesting for everyone in the family. The main destination was Quebec […]

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What's Up in Ottawa -Spring 2017 News

GARDENS GALORE Not just tulips sprouting in Ottawa OTTAWA THE HEADQUARTERS OF CANADA’S 150TH BIRTHDAY PARTY The year of celebration continues! STEP OUT AND ENJOY OTTAWA’S NIGHTLIFE Fun ways to continue the party EXPLORE THE RIDEAU CANAL THIS SPRING Ontario’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site QUICK BITES OF OTTAWA’S FOOD AND DRINK SCENE Tempt your […]

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‘Green light’ for St Patrick’s celebrations around the world!

16 March 2017:  Over 250 iconic landmarks and sites around the world will be illuminated green over the coming days – as part of Tourism Ireland’s 2017 Global Greening initiative to celebrate the island of Ireland and St Patrick. The annual initiative, now in its eighth year, which sees a host of major landmarks around […]

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