In VT the 1000 Islands are referred as an US attraction, and I believe they should be. But the fact is that they follow the border between USA and Canada, in St. Lawrence river, occupying both sides... more
Located just far enough from all major attractions to go unnoticed by tourists, High Park is the largest park in the city of Toronto, spanning 399 acres. Despite being off the beaten path, High Park... more
The Bloor Street United Church is remarkable mainly because it is an old building among otherwise ugly modern structures that belong to the University of Toronto or are apartment buildings. The Church... more
The Beaches is a very nice area to VISIT but if you are here for a long time and get to know the homeowners, you will be surprised how most of them are classless. I am pertaining particularly to an... more
Kensington Market is a lybrinthe of small markets just west of Chinatown. From butcher shops to vintage clothing, the market has it all. It is a diverse multi-cultural area with exotic tastes, feels,... more
If you like graffiti and street art, Rush Lane is a good place to start. It runs parallel on Spadina Avenue to Portland Street, located between Queen and Richmond Streets. There are actually more... more
If you go to Toronto you have to visit Toronto Islands - the views you get of Toronto are absolutely fabulous!
The islands themselves are beautiful - quaint we would say in the UK! - it feels safe,... more
In the heart of Toronto's waterfront
Former industrial spit, now wildlife regeneration & conservation area ... It is a very beautiful area, though it may seem uninviting to tourists! (There is no... more
I can only suggest to the visitors of Niagara falls to forget a little bit the traditionnal Maid of the Mist seen on so many movies.
Take the whirpooljetboat at Niagara on The Lake on the Canadian... more
Many years ago, I was driving to a meeting and got lost. While navigating the streets, I was stunned to suddenly see a spectacular castle. The reason why I was so stunned was because I had not heard... more
Okay it is nothing compared to the Flatiron Building in New York. In fact I have no idea why they call it the "Flatiron Building" in the first place. I always assumed because of its triangular shape... more
The Mississauga Chinese Centre is one of the suburban Chinatowns in Toronto. It is located on Dundas Street near Tomken Road. One of the things you will immediately notice when you come here is the... more
Honest Ed's is on the corner of Bloor St. West and Ossington Ave. It has Lights on the outside with little sayings under the HUGE Honest Ed's sign. There are 3 floors (each have different items, from... more
This cemetery is comparable to a nice, quiet park, in that is has lots of walking/jogging/biking paths, not too much traffic, and some interesting momuments and structures that pay homage to Toronto's... more
One of the most impressive works of early 20th century architecture in Toronto is the North tower in Commerce Court, otherwise known as Commerce Court North. It was built in 1931 as the headquarters... more
The Power Plant is an art gallery dedicated to contemporary art located along Toronto's Harbourfront. The building began it's life in 1926 as a plant for heating and refrigeration. In 1980 it was... more
The Bata Shoe museum facinated me when I went there on a school field trip last year. It was so interesting to see all the different shoes commonly used in different cultures for weddings, not only... more
On the north side of Queen Street, just west of Yonge, is a beautiful complex. I am reffering to Nathan Phillips Square. This beautiful square in the heart of the city, is home to many exhibitions,... more
I love Wonderland, I come here at least once a year. It's not quite as big as Disneyworld yet, but every year they have a new ride or attraction.There are plenty of scarier rides like the Skyflyer... more
Having just come back from getting screwed over at Niagara Falls' Marine Land, I was pleasantly surprised to discover that Ontario Place probably has the best entertainment value for your dollar that... more
A reconstruction of Toronto's pioneer history. It is a complete reconstruction of life for the first British subjects who lived in Toronto. Though interesting, I am sure glad I don't live in that... more
Canadian’s are a bit nutty about Hockey the way that Europeans and South Americans take a strong interest in soccer (football) . To see what some of the fuss is about or to see some of the pilgrims... more
Cabbagetown is recognized as the largest continuous area of preserved Victorian era housing in N. America, and is a much admired heritage destination for visitors alike. It is located in the East... more
The Eaton Centre Mall: Located in downtown Toronto. This is one of the largest mall I have ever been in. It is a 4 story probably about 1/2 mile wide mall. A great place for Americans to shop with the... 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...