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Tickets to Medieval Times Toronto

Giveaway: Tickets to Medieval Times Toronto

“A long time ago…” Whenever a story begins with this phrase, I think of the Middle Ages. Courtly love, knights jousting and ladies in flowing dresses are some of the images that come to mind. I’ve always been fascinated by this time period, and wondered how people lived then – how they went about their daily lives, what they wore ...

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day trips from Toronto

Five Top Day Trips from Toronto

Chances are, if you are a tourist, you’ve found this blog post by Googling “day trips from Toronto.” While exploring the city is exciting for a day or two, inevitably, you want to get a taste of what the province has to offer. Ontario Tourism’s slogan for many years has been “Yours to Discover”. The idea behind it is still ...

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Winter north of Toronto

Exploring the Winter North of Toronto

The last time we had so much snow on the ground in the Greater Toronto Area during the Christmas season was a long time ago. Remember the snow storm of 1999 that hit just after Christmas? With the early snowfall in December, and continuous lake-effect flurries, there’s a beautiful winter north of Toronto… as well as in southwestern Ontario to ...

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Bad Driver Pet Peeves

Bad Driver Pet Peeves

It happens every morning and after 5 p.m. The commute to work is riddled with bad drivers – many of which should not have driver licenses. I’m sure there are many others who have bad driver pet peeves, so you may find yourself nodding in agreement when you read this post. I take the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) to and ...

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Top five camping sites near Toronto

Getting a dose of nature away from Toronto, Ontario does not require hours on the road. At most two to two-and-a-half hours are needed to get to great camping sites near Toronto. We’ve either camped or hiked in many provincial parks or conservation areas in Southern Ontario with campgrounds over the years and love that they aren’t too far from ...

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