5 Toronto Markets Where You Can Enjoy the Best Shopping

Abounding with vintage finds, international eats, and other treasures, Toronto’s vibrant markets are as diverse as the city itself. If you’re visiting Canada’s largest city, you’ll discover a variety of flea markets and food markets within a quick walk or subway ride of your IHG hotel in Toronto. Five of…

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11 Things to do in Toronto in Winter

Winter in Toronto, in the Canadian province of Ontario is magical, for someone who’s never experienced an insane amount of snow before. Needless to say, it is also brutally cold, with temperatures dipping to as low as -40 degrees Celsius. Unlike the summer, when there are a gazillion things to…

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Experience the Niagara Falls in Winter

Yo! I’m still coming up to speed with my Canada posts and hope to complete them all before winter there is actually over! But now that I’m sitting here writing this in humid 35 degree Celsius weather, it seems like ages ago that my teeth were chattering in bone-chilling -40…

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Canada in Winter – worth freezing for!

Hey guys! Man, we’re one week into February! I have a LOT of catching up to do on That Goan Girl and to be honest, I’ve had writer’s block since I got back from Canada a couple of weeks ago. In case you missed it, I did write about Restaurants…

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RESTAURANTS IN TORONTO FOR EVERY BUDGET

Trying to write about the restaurants in Toronto is akin to writing about all the restaurants in Mumbai – virtually impossible, even in a lifetime. So I’ll leave that to the restaurant-curation folks at Blog TO and tell you about the places I personally visited, during my second trip to…

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What it’s like to try an 11 course tasting-menu at Langdon Hall, Cambridge

My three cousins in Canada all have starkly different tastes when it comes to food. One loves his fast-food (burgers, pizzas, all-you-can-eat – the faster and tastier, the better!) The second loves discovering unique restaurants, local joints and trying out new cuisines, just like I do. And the third, a…

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Graffiti Alley, Toronto – More Than Just Writing On Walls

You’d find street art tucked away in the nooks of every city, but there are only a few places where graffiti is celebrated with kilometer-long stretches of colourful murals. Queen’s Street is one of them. Known to be a hip neighborhood in downtown Toronto, it helps that Graffiti Alley only…

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Christmas Markets in Toronto

Hey!! As I write this, it’s already Christmas in India, but there’s still another 8 hours or so for it to be Christmas in this part of the world. And it’s snowing like craaazy out there! The last time I visited Canada was 2 years ago, in summer, when the…

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The Miraculous Church Of St. Anne De Beaupre

Quebec, like a child of mixed parentage, has features of Europe and Canada, with her own distinct French personality. She takes you back to a time where people still valued the art of conversation, and sat at laughter-filled coffee shops that ran into cobbled streets, or worshiped at the famous…

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A LESSON IN COPPER

It must be pretty cool to have a family business that’s known throughout the continent, especially one that’s not related to food – those tend to gain popularity as the generations go by. What I loved about Albert Gilles Copper Art is that it’s a quaint little structure by the…

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ALL ABOARD!

Now that I think about it, I spent a lot of time in Canada on boats. You’re probably wondering what one does on boats besides fishing – but no, I did not fish. The Tall Ship Kajama Have you ever had a ride on a Tall Ship? You know, the…

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