Toronto's cityscape is full of interesting architecture, both historic and modern.
Walking around might perhaps be the best way to see all this at a leisurely pace if you have a map, a list of what to... more
Toronto.com is the best website if you're looking for information about the city. It lists hundreds of thousands of restaurants, bars, clubs, etc... It shows customer reviews, and has patio guides and... more
Which Chinatown doesn’t have a tea store? I loved one we visited for aroma that was around and for numerous types of teas for sale. The most interesting I found were tea kettles and cups sets. Telling... more
Visit the CN Tower the world's tallest free-standing structure.
There is an observation deck at 335 m and a skypod at 447 m. On a clear day you have a beautiful view to the Toronto Islands and to the... more
During the Depression, Toronto increased Casa Loma's annual property taxes from $400 to $1,200, and Pellatt—already experiencing financial difficulties—was forced to auction off $1.5-million in art... more
Toronto Island Park is a place to unwind. Spend more time here because there is so much to do aside from relaxation. Spend a day!
Can you see the map of the Toronto Island Park? This is what I am... more
We have very strange weather in Canada.
If you come in the winter, you'll find it to be very cold. Sometimes outside Toronto we have temperatures as cold as -35 degrees celcius, although on average it... more
Toronto is now one of the most multicultural cities in the world. Over 140 languages and dialects are spoken here, and just over 30 per cent of Toronto residents speak a language other than English or... more
Nature has left an indelible mark on the Niagara region. The Canadian Falls, with a height of 54 metres (177ft), and the American Falls, at 56 metres (184ft) high, are true wonders of nature. Royalty,... more
Shop at the EATON CENTRE: One of the most beautiful shopping centres in Canada. Here, you can shop at leisure, have coffee at Second Cup (extremely good Iced Moccachino, love it!) and just relax...... more
This amusement park ( summer only ) , with 60 rides , is about a 45 minute drive north of Toronto.
You can get there by GO BUS from the York Mills Subway Station . Buses leave on the hour and the... more
Yonge street is supposed to be the longest street in the world. It starts at Lake Ontario and goes north, cutting the city Toronto into two sides. It is not easy to describe the street because it is... more
I lived in Toronto for 3 years while in University. I attended York University.
My favourite place in Toronto has to be hands down the people. I live in Miami, but Toronto will always be my home.
You could Imagine yourself in a rural Ontario community 140 years ago. If you were a farmer, or a blacksmith or a pupil in the one-room school house, how different would your life be from the life you... more
On the Skydome building look out for these unusual modern sculptures! - maybe this should be a tourist trap ;-)
They are created by Canadian artist Michael Snow and is called "The Audience" - a... more
Although Toronto has an efficient subway system, walking in the downtown Toronto and its neighboring towns is a must.
If you are staying in a downtown hotel, I am pretty sure you will be doing a lot... more
I remember, when I was a kid, my father would take us downtown to the Kensington Market. It's located off Spadina Ave. It's a market held every weekend where they sell fruits and vegetables, meats,... more
visit the path;it is un underground mall,but as big as a city I got out of the shower,in the youth hostel,I was not so dressed,even not dressed at all,and tried to find out where my room was,and I met... more
Toronto has a lot of interesting architecture - I've been somewhat interested in the local building styles ever since I observed that in Philadelphia there were a lot of stone buildings, but in New... more
Oh, CRIPES! I forgot, I have to say something here. Toronto is a neat-O place, but, I really didn't have much of a chance to go and do anything. The CN tower was a toot, and I got kind of 'woozy'... more
Thursday nights are my favorite dancing nights in T.O.
If you're want a free meal before you head out dancing you must head to Easy and the Fifth before 8pm on a Thursday night - grab something from... more
When visiting Toronto, you must go see a show. I am not kidding when I say that the theater productions are as good, if not better than NY! The Theaters are located downtown. My fondest memory is this... more
Only in the mid-20th century was its utterly Anglo-Saxon ethos diluted, as immigrants arrived, first from northern, then from southern Europe, then from all around the world. The city is served by... more
The name of the lake is derived from ontari:io, a word meaning “great lake”. Indeed it is great and gorgeous. Unfortunately, our visit to the lake was accompanied with a heavy fog that settled above... more
Saturday December 15, 2007 - Had the opportunity of a lifetime to see the wonderful Vienna concert held at the Rogers Centre (Skydome) - an amazing set was created - the Vienna Palace, with ballroom,...
It is hard to talk openly about your home town without gushing all over or getting rather perturbed because you may not like political issues that have arisen from time to time. Well traveled person...