The ROM: Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum

It’s no secret that I love museums and visit them when I travel. Luckily, I also have a great one right here at home. Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum, known as the ROM, is a pretty spectacular place.  Most recently, I went there with my five-year old nice Avery. And the fun we had 🙂 Read more

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10 Tips for surviving winter in Canada

The truth is out there

Let’s be honest, winter in Canada can get down right stupid cold. Between the bone chilling temperatures, copious amounts of snow and very little sunlight, you might start to wonder how we manage to live here. The key to surviving the winter is to embrace it.
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Discover Toronto’s sordid past at Don Jail

Hiding in plain sight

Do you ever wonder about the buildings you pass by daily or while you’re visiting a new city? Be it that fancy house, a really old building, or that new marvel recently unveiled with much fanfare. They all have stories to tell and some of them might actually surprise you. This is exactly what happened to us with what was once the Don Jail, Toronto’s former prison.
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Autumn colours to fall in love with

I feel very happy that I live in a place that has four distinct (although that’s been questionable lately) seasons. Each has its merits and I can find things to love about each one. However, there is something about fall that makes it my favourite season. Or is it called autumn? Read more