Tag Archives: Things to do in Toronto
St. Patrick’s Parade in Toronto 2014

St. Patrick’s Parade in Toronto

It’s my first time to watch St. Patrick’s Parade in Toronto, after living here for almost four years. Last year, I saw a tiny bit of it while I was on a streetcar on my way to volunteer. My knowledge of Ireland is solely limited to the two Irish couchsurfers I once hosted and a […]

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Naked Santa Speedo Run 2013 Toronto

Toronto Naked Santas in Speedos Brave Blizzard

Ok, they are not totally naked but almost. Adorned with a red hat, a flimsy, red speedo, antlers and some shiny beads, Toronto’s naked Santas brave blizzard, running around a 3-km block in Yorkville Village. They ignore the freezing temperature—in the name of charity. Since 2005, they run to raise money for Sick Kids Hospital–and up […]

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Panorama Lounge Toronto Skyline

Cheaper Way To See Toronto Skyline

The price ($32) you pay to climb CN Tower, North America’s free standing structure, is the same bucks you pay for three glasses of white wine at Panorama Lounge—your cheaper choice to see Toronto skyline in its glorious, sweeping view. Located on the 51st floor of Manulife Building, diners, loungers, lovers and oglers will be […]

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Nuit Blanche Toronto 2013 Garden Tower

Toronto Nuit Blanche 2013

Toronto Nuit Blanche is here once again and it’s time to be wowed by the art outdoor installations that glow all night long on October 5 from sunset to sunrise the next day. It’s also a time to be disappointed by the crowded streets and areas where the installations are erected for free public viewing. […]

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Hockey Hall of Fame

I’ve been living in Toronto for three years now but I never had a chance to visit the Hockey Hall of Fame. Well, I’m not a hockey fan, that’s why. But every late Spring, my facebook status is filled with hockey updates from friends and conversations with my Irish roommate sometimes centered on hockey. So, […]

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Toronto Public Arts

Toronto isn’t really that kind of city you can compare to Florence or Rome or New York City where public arts are ubiquitous in almost every corner. However, we do have some here in this city that we take for granted or we’re just not interested at all. There’s nothing in Toronto’s public arts that […]

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Woofstock – Toronto’s Festival for Dogs 2013

Dubbed as North America’s largest Festival for Dogs (also called Woofstock), hundreds of endearing, fluffy canines congregate in Toronto every summer to check out the latest dog fashion trends and taste some dog food for free. And maybe, to get acquainted with what’s cool and what’s not in their own dog world. Or simply to celebrate […]

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Beaches in Toronto – Bask in the sun and sand and get a tan!

It’s officially not summer in Toronto yet, but the rising temperature is already upon us. Sweaty foreheads and body parts/pits are starting to smell. It’s my pet peeve I can’t hide my disgust on my face. Yuck! There’s only one thing you should do to cool yourself down before exploding into a rage of complain […]

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Summer Festivals in Toronto

Summer is here once again. It was summer when I arrived here in Toronto in 2010. It’s the busiest season and the most fun—the best time to discover Canada’s biggest city. And the most fabulous, too! Don’t miss any of these Summer Festivals in Toronto! Aside from big festivals, there are smaller and lesser- known festivals […]

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Things To Do in Toronto for Budget Travellers

Toronto is a fantastic city to visit for families and for budget travellers alike. It might seem that the major attractions in Toronto are expensive and out of reach for those on a tight budget, but you can still enjoy this world class city. In fact, check out these attractions that are either free or […]

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