33 Reasons to Visit Toronto

Monday, July 15, 2013

This article is brought to you by Emirates. Before your trip to experience one of these 33 reasons to visit Toronto, be sure to visit Emirates, which operates flights to Toronto from Dubai using a state-of-the-art fleet, including the new Emirates A380. Toronto is one of North America’s largest cities and one of its most […]

Top 5 Places To Eat In St. Clair West, Toronto

Monday, October 18, 2010

By Natalie Taylor Toronto is synonymous for food-centric neighborhoods such as Greektown, Chinatown, and lately, Ossington Avenue. But St. Clair West neighborhoods, Wychwood Heights and Hillcrest Village, spanning from Bathurst to Winona Drive, are undergoing a foodie renaissance. The St. Clair strip (near Dufferin Avenue) was predominantly known as Toronto’s other Little Italy, Corso Italia, […]

A Perfect Bus Ride From Toronto To New York City

Friday, July 2, 2010

Not even the coffee shops were open as the streetcar stopped outside of Toronto’s Greyhound Bus Terminal on Bay Street. It was 6 a.m. and the streets were deserted — not just from the blockades for the G20, but mostly because Torontonians are not usually drifting the streets that early in the morning. Rubbing the […]

Your Guide To Dodging The G20

Friday, June 25, 2010

Yesterday there was tension in the air. Riding around downtown Toronto, doing some errands, it was clear that drivers and transit-drivers seemed to be in a foul mood. Maybe it’s the increased police presence or the closure of the city’s businesses, but the car-honks and streetcar-dinging were just the minor displays of frustration and irritation. […]

Feeding Schedule In Toronto: Your Guide To The City’s Best Eats

Friday, June 18, 2010

Toronto truly is a city of summer beauty. Actually, most places bathe in brilliance when the sun is shining. However, for me, Toronto is more than just glittery Queen West (the shopping district) and the infamous Yonge Street — lined with hocked gadgets and over-priced jerseys. To me me this city, like all cities, is […]

El Almacen: A Cure For My Post-Travel Blues

Thursday, June 17, 2010

I think that I speak for everyone when I say — well, write — that it doesn’t take long for you to want to return to where you just came. It has been just over a month since my return from South America, and I already miss the idiosyncrasies of the people and culture. At times […]

Dealing With PTF (Post-Trip Funk): My Return Home

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

It’s been over a week since I arrived back here in North America, switching hemispheres, jumping from Fall to Spring — yet again. I’m sure most, if not all, can relate when I say it’s been surreal. Even when reading Jon’s post on the PTF (Post-Trip Funk), I kept saying to myself: “that could never happen to me.” Well, it did, and with […]

The Great Debate: NYC vs. SF

Friday, April 23, 2010

It seems that North Americans are perpetually torn and divided on which “coast” to favor. Seeing as the United States and Canada are such expansive countries, it’s a luxury to be able to judge those on the other side of the nation. In Canada, there is a quiet, yet pervasive, rivalry between Vancouver and Toronto […]

The Coffee Culture Boom: Is London Really The Next Coffee Town? (And The Case For Toronto)

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

This week the NY Times hailed London, England, as the next city for the coffee craze. Although the major corporations, like Starbucks, are pervasive in this international city, there seems to be a movement towards the smaller, independent shops that see coffee as an art. But, as most people know, this java renaissance is happening […]

Toronto To NYC: Art Roadtrip

Friday, January 29, 2010

I guess I will have to live vicariously through the internet when it comes to neat travel ideas happening back home in Toronto. Look out NYC, a wave of Torontonians are headed your way! The Star gives us a heads up of what´s going to be happening February 24th to the 28th: a bus-load of […]

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