What to see at Toronto’s Luminato Festival in 2016

Luminato Festival‘s memorable performances have contributed to Toronto‘s status as a global player in the arts landscape. With the festival’s 10th anniversary in June 2016, the next phase for Luminato is the reinvention of a former power station on the eastern edge of the city … Continue reading

An insider’s guide to the Pan Am Games in Toronto

The countdown to the Toronto Pan American Games is on! The world’s third largest international multi-sport competition will take place from 10th – 26th July (Pan Am Games) and 7th -15th August (Parapan Am Games) when 7,600 top athletes from 41 countries in the Americas and Caribbean will compete in Toronto and … Continue reading

A neighbourhood guide to The Junction in Toronto

The industrial-chic neighbourhood known as The Junction in Toronto‘s west end, is a magnet for lovers of design, historic architecture, avant-garde style and artisanal cuisine. The best way to experience its bohemian vibe is to stroll its streets; that’s where you’ll find an eclectic mix … Continue reading

The Toronto International Film Festival 2014

  The Toronto International Film Festival“”simply known as TIFF””is the city’s yearly retreat into all things Hollywood. During the 11-day foray into the latest and greatest in the world of film, Toronto teems with celebrities strutting down red carpets, directors and industry mavens hosting elaborate parties … Continue reading
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Exploring Ontario’s Haliburton Forest Reserve

Torontonians refer to the Haliburton Highlands as “˜cottage country’. Nine-to-fivers leave work early on Fridays and flee 220 kilometres north of the city, where they find rolling hills, 600-plus lakes, and rugged forests. Paddling, hiking, fishing and drinks on the dock are all on the to-do … Continue reading

Airport Restaurants: The Best From Around The World

In little more than a month, Heston Blumenthal will light up London’s new Terminal 2 at Heathrow Airport. His ambitious bid to offer exquisite, Michelin standard food at lightning speed is sure to be tested when the Queen’s Terminal (its official name) opens for business. … Continue reading
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Why You Should Spend the Summer in Muskoka

What do Goldie Hawn, Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg and Bill Murray have in common? They all have holiday homes in Muskoka, Ontario. Often called Toronto’s Hamptons, this region has been the pristine playground of the rich and famous since the end of the 19th century. … Continue reading

What to Eat in Toronto: The Best Fusion Food in Canada

  “Good food makes us happy,” states Susur Lee, Toronto’s superstar chef who has won countless accolades, including the highest rating ever for a plate on TV’s Iron Chef America. Lee’s imaginative cuisine, blending Chinese flavours with French technique, was at the forefront of a new wave of fusion cuisine that’s now become entrenched in Toronto’s culinary scene. … Continue reading