After booking an overnight stay at the Hotel de Glace in Quebec City, most people I told thought I was crazy. “It’s going to be SO cold!” “Dress warm!” “You are CRAZY!” were common reactions, to which I thought “Pulleeaase! Don’t t
A visit to the St. Lawrence Market in Toronto is a must for any visitor to the city. Built in 1803, the market is one of Toronto’s historical fixtures, and conveniently located downtown at the corner Front and Church Streets. I think all of us who live or work in the area have o
Always on the hunt for places to take my daughter that are cool, fun and interesting, we decided to visit the Ontario Science Centre last weekend. What fun! I grew up visiting often, and each time I go (even now as an adult) I love it. The centre has changed a lot over the years, as I
Cambridge may not be the first place that comes to mind when dreaming of a warm, tropical vacation in the middle of an Ontario winter, but there is a place where, for a few hours you can experience the tropics. I’m talking temperatures up into the 80’s, lush greenery, a wa
If you ever find yourself driving through Bruce County, Ontario on a Tuesday morning, be sure to stop by the Keady Farmers’ Market located in Tara. The market brings people out from all over Bruce County, and over 250 merchants sell a wide variety of items from fresh fruits and
Port Elgin, Ontario has long been known by locals and visitors alike for the many beautiful sunsets that debut over Lake Huron during the summer. It’s not unusual to see crowds of people down by the beach or walking along the pier, eating ice cream, walking dogs, and waiting for
There’s really nothing better than spending a hot Ontario summer’s day on Flowerpot Island. Just a short boat ride 6.5 km from Tobermory, Flowerpot Island is a part of the Fathom Five National Marine Park. Boat rides are varied, and are provided (at a cost) by The Blue Heron Company.