Must see & do in Toronto this summer!
By Natalie & Phil Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Ever wonder why Toronto is called the 6ix? It seems to be because Toronto rapper, Drake, named his album Views from the 6, referring to his hometown of Toronto (see his explanation: https://youtu.be/pjMLvHQJU40). Toronto has had many other names since a French priest first put it on the map in the 1600s with the name…
Castles in Ontario
By Natalie & Phil Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Explore the beautiful castles in Ontario this summer! Did you ever want to be Cinderella (or her male equivalent) and live in a castle? If you live in Ontario, you might not be able to live in a castle, but you can certainly visit one. However, to be clear, there aren’t too many that are…
Put your Pedal to the Metal – 13 Places to Drive Go-karts in Ontario
By Natalie & Phil Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Lance Stroll, the up-and-coming Canadian Formula One race car driver, got his start in go-karting and while you may not aspire to race in the big leagues, you too can test your mettle on the track. Ontario has quite a few go kart tracks around the province, and some of the locations also have junior…
Fly Through the Air with the Greatest of Ease! 11 Places to go Ziplining in Ontario
By Natalie & Phil Tuesday, July 25, 2017
There is something cool about seeing Ontario from high up and luckily, there are some great options to let you enjoy a zipline or canopy tour all over the province. Here are a few, but visit Summer Fun Guide http://www.summerfunguide.ca/outdoor-adventures.html for more! Note that most of these places require reservations. Some are open year round…
Attractions in Toronto
By Natalie & Phil Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Attractions in Toronto Toronto is ranked incredibly highly in a whole bunch of international “best of” rankings these days, partially because it is a beautiful, safe, multi-cultural, cosmopolitan city and partially because there is just so much to see and do here. Not only is there a gorgeous skyline, a lake, great food, and nice…
Winter Indoor Fun in Ontario!
By Natalie & Phil Thursday, February 5, 2015
Winters can be tough in Ontario, so it’s a good idea to have some fun indoor plans. We’ve gathered some fabulous indoor activities to keep you and your family both warm and entertained during the cold days of winter. Gaming & Racing: When you’re ready to escape the great outdoors, why not try your luck…
Be a tourist in your own town!
By Natalie & Phil Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Why wait until visitors come in from out of town to explore the best tourist attractions of your city or town? If you’re taking some time off this summer or fall, it’s a great opportunity to be a tourist at home. African Lion Safari (Southwestern Ont) Have you always wanted to go on a safari…
Toronto International Film Festival – for kids!
By Natalie & Phil Monday, April 15, 2013
TIFF – Kids Wow! What an awesome day we just had! The five of us went downtown to King St. to the Kids Toronto International Film Festival. We had booked a time slot of 2pm to go into the digiPlayspace. While we waited in line with the throngs of people (2pm is a very busy…
Best Museums in Canada
By Natalie & Phil Thursday, April 11, 2013
Museums have a sticky reputation. For history buffs they offer a Mecca of learning and discovery, but the general public often sees them as big warehouses with too much stuff that has no relative importance to their current lives. However, Canada offers some of the best and interactive museums in the world, most of which…
Family Time at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto
By Natalie & Phil Wednesday, April 10, 2013
ROM This past Saturday the kids were bursting with energy. The skies were gray, the weather was cold, but we had to get them out of the house. We needed a kid friendly outing suitable for a 10, 8 and 6 year old. It had to be fun and indoor and give them space to…
Reptilia: Face Your Fears!
By Natalie & Phil Wednesday, February 13, 2013
My kids and I went to Reptilia on the recent PA Day from our school. I have never been fond of reptiles and amphibians, but I decided to face my fears. Reptilia is a 25,000 sq. ft. indoor reptile zoo located in Vaughan, Ontario, near Toronto. The kids and I walked through a maze of…
Celebrating Halloween At A Farm In The City!
By Karl Friday, September 28, 2012
It’s hard to believe but Fall is here and Halloween is just a little over a month away. This is one of my favorite times of year, the heat of the summer is gone but the bitter winter cold hasn’t hit yet. It is the perfect time to go pick up your pumpkin for Halloween…
Hot Toronto Shopping Spots
By Sarah Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Shopping in Toronto is simply fantastic. Whether you are searching for a bargain or the hottest haute couture item, you will never go wrong in Toronto recognized internationally as one of the top ten shopping destinations shopping district. Stop into the well known Toronto Eaton Centre which is located in the heart of downtown, Toronto. …