4 things that have been around Ontario for a LONG time!
By Shari & Elisa Wednesday, June 8, 2016
These days, our lives are focused on what is new and hot! Restaurants, exhibits, events…it is all about being at the cutting edge – the first to try, the first to visit, etc. But what about old stuff? Shouldn’t we value things that have stood the test of time? Featured below are some things that…
Wear your rainbow colours with PRIDE!
By Shari & Elisa Thursday, May 26, 2016
Members of the LGBTQ community worldwide have come to associate Ontario with an accepting and even welcoming tone. As one of the earliest to allow gay marriage (4th country in the world), and with loads of LGBTQ bars and clubs, publications, and even 3 geographic areas that form the LGBTQ hubs of Toronto and Ottawa (Toronto’s…
Vacation resorts in Ontario
By Shari & Elisa Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Our articles are often focused on the attractions and activities that you can do once you are in a city or town. And there are a LOT of those! But sometimes, it is nice to just hang out at a beautiful and/or activity-filled resort and not worry about leaving the property unless you want to…
Explore Ontario’s All-Natural Outdoor Wonders!
By Shari & Elisa Wednesday, April 13, 2016
We talk a lot about attractions, and museums, and waterparks, but sometimes, we have to remember that not everything is man-made. Sometimes, the natural wonders are forgotten but they really should be at the top of your list. Not only should we plan to discover them, but we should also work to protect them. Waterfalls…
Spring activities & Maple Syrup
By Shari & Elisa Tuesday, April 5, 2016
We know that spring is here when sugaring-off starts. This tradition and the maple and spring festivals that accompany it symbolize the end of winter; we know that after the sap starts to run, it won’t be long til the sun starts to warm us up and the first green shoots will start to push…
Gallery Hopping Around Ontario
By Shari & Elisa Friday, February 26, 2016
Ontario is known for producing some very fine artists (think Group of Seven), but it is also known for housing some incredible collections of work, some in architecturally significant galleries. Plan an art tour around the province – it’s a great activity, no matter what the weather! Paintings Whether you are ‘just’ a fan or…
Wineries & Microbreweries – Warm up from the inside out!
By Shari & Elisa Tuesday, December 22, 2015
We know that you’ve heard about some of Ontario’s wines, but did you know that there are now wineries in every single one of Ontario’s 7 regions, including Northern Ontario? And how about beer? Ontario is developing an equally fine reputation for craft brewing and we’ll bet you haven’t even started to make a dent…
Great Girlfriend/Brofriend Getaways
By Shari & Elisa Friday, December 18, 2015
Take a Break with your Besties! As the days become shorter and colder, sometimes we need a little break from our routines. While a sun holiday is always nice, we don’t always have the time (or funds) to escape far. However, a change of scenery close to home offers an equally great break and we’ve…
6 options for a great Niagara Region getaway
By Shari & Elisa Friday, November 6, 2015
When we think of Niagara, the first thing that comes to mind is Niagara Falls. And you should definitely visit them at least once in your life – they may not officially be a world wonder, but they are pretty wonderful!. But Niagara region is so much more! From the Niagara Falls area, to Niagara…
Great places to enjoy Fall Colours in Ontario
By Shari & Elisa Thursday, October 15, 2015
Those living in the south may get the benefit of warm weather all year long, but ‘we the north’ get seasons, and all that comes with them. One of the best parts of the upcoming season is the chance to enjoy gorgeous fall colours, throughout the province. The combination of cool nights and warm days…