Canada

Toronto: Crazy Culinary Adventures

by Lanee Lee on July 20, 2012

What do a suckling pig and a hockey stick have to do with one another? On a recent urban adventure tour of Toronto, Canada, I discovered they are intimately and literally intertwined.  Chef Scott Savoie of Culinary Adventures Company specializes in offering tours featuring the bizarre and beautiful aspects of Toronto’s burgeoning food scene, and […]

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Diamonds may be Marilyn Monroe’s best friend, but shoes are most girls’ BFF. It certainly was true of the footwear fanatic Mrs. Sonja Bata who founded the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, Canada. Her passion is well-founded as she fell in love and married Thomas J. Bata who made the The Bata Shoe Organization, founded […]

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10 Things to Do in Toronto

by Abbie Mood on April 16, 2012

Toronto is a big city. In fact, it’s the largest city in Canada, the fifth largest in North America, and has over 100 different cultures, which makes it a difficult decision in narrowing down exactly what to do on your next trip. Don’t worry – we have sifted through the options and found 10 of […]

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Getaway Canada: Quebec City

by Mary Jo Manzanares on April 3, 2012

Chateau Frontenac Quebec City Canada

Located along the Saint Lawrence River, Quebec City is one of the oldest cities in North America.  The city was founded by Samuel de Champlain in 1608, and given an Algonquin name meaning “where the river narrows.”  Quebec City was originally a walled city and it remaining ramparts, giving it some of its historical charm, […]

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Celebrate the Snow with a Ski Vacation for the Holidays

by Christina Uticone on October 11, 2011

This holiday season, instead of escaping the snow, embrace it! There is nothing like being outside in the winter, enjoying a fresh layer of powder while you ski downhill, or along the trails through a quiet, peaceful forest. A ski escape during the holidays is a fun way to be active, spend quality time with […]

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Take Time to Taste the Chocolate in Ontario

by Mary Jo Manzanares on April 6, 2011

Chocolates

Home of the Stratford Shakespearean Festival Theatre and Justin Bieber, Stratford, Ontario, is also home to the to a burgeoning culinary scene, making it a trifecta for travelers of theater, music, and food. Whether you come to Stratford for the theater or the music, you’ll have plenty of opportunities for your three meals a day, […]

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St. Lawrence Market Teaser

by Juan on October 19, 2009

coming soon: our guide to St. Lawrence Market, Toronto

If you’ve been following our Global Culture Tour, you know our second destination is the St. Lawrence Market. A very lively neighbourhood in downtown Toronto, this area will also give us a great opportunity to explore interesting attributes that make places like these desirable to the global citizen. Could one of them …

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Whistler, Canada

by Juan on December 27, 2008

Photo by somenice @ Flickr

A destination for over 2 million people every year, this small village of ten thousands inhabitants is perhaps a great example of a town that inspires urban dwellers to seek the outdoors throughout the year.

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