Insiders share tips and secrets for making your trip to Toronto extraordinary.
A Local’s Guide to the Toronto Christmas Market
By Arienne Parzei
If I had to choose only one thing I look forward to most in Toronto during the holiday season, without skipping a beat, I’d say the Toronto Christmas Market.
Toronto’s Best Bets for Cool Weather Cocktails
By Lindsay Young
Just because the temperatures have dipped, doesn’t mean your cocktail consumption has to follow.
My Toronto: Kensington Market
By Natalie Taylor
Like many locals in Toronto, we all have our spots. For me, the concentration of those spots –especially in the summer–is in Kensington Market. Kensington Market is my “spot.”
Best Holiday Windows in Festive Toronto
By Doug O’Neill
These are some of my favourite (holiday) things – and I can expect to find them each festive season in window displays throughout Toronto.
My Favourite Toronto Skating Places
By Kate Pocock
When snowflakes start falling and it’s cold enough to make ice, I excitedly grab my skates and head to one of Toronto’s unique outdoor rinks.
Top 5 Bars on Queen Street West
By Emy Stantcheva
Queen Street West in Toronto has dozens of bars, watering holes, pubs and clubs. Here are five of the top ones.
WE THE NORTH – A Raptors Game-Day Guide
By Jim Bamboulis
The Toronto Raptors have become one of the hottest tickets in town. If you’re coming to Toronto for a game, here’s how to do it right.
Toronto Bar Bites
By Gizelle Lau
So you’re looking for a fun night on the town? Here are some great spots for some of the best cocktails, drinks and bar bites in Toronto.
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Top 5 Things To Do in Toronto
By Arienne Parzei
Every time I come back to Toronto after being away for a period of time, I’m reminded why I love this city so much.
Where to Find Authentic Canadian Cuisine in Toronto
By Nicola Brown
In reaction to a dizzying array of international restaurants and bars, Toronto has begun gazing inward to embrace Canada’s own culinary history, elevating traditional recipes, regional specialties and local ingredients to world-class status.
It Had To Be You: A Toronto Roots Music Odyssey
By Jay Amar
Toronto is enjoying an unparalleled folk and roots music revival. Tales abound…
Welcome to Leslieville
By Ayngelina Brogan
Although Toronto’s east end is often closer than some of the more popular west neighbourhoods, there is a bit of a mental block, especially as you need to cross the bridge to visit Riverside and Leslieville.
The Must-Eats of Toronto’s Historic St. Lawrence Market
By Lisa Ng
Wear your stretchy pants and bring your appetite as you graze your way through the St. Lawrence Market, National Geographic’s top food market.
Salsa in the City
By Kristina DoRosario
The pulse of this culture lies within one of its most famed music and dance genres – salsa.
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Field to Table – To Mouth!
By Amy Rosen
I live in downtown Toronto, in a neighbourhood called Little Portugal, but at times it’s easy to imagine I live in Europe, since my neighbours have brought with them their green-thumbed customs from the old country to the new.
Toronto’s Street Art
By Kate Pocock
Visitors can now see fantastic art murals sprayed onto buildings, attend gallery openings with local street artists in attendance, and get a feel for ethnic culture through murals in certain ’hoods.
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Eat Your Way Around the World In Toronto
By Alyssa James
It could be said that my wanderlust was inspired by growing up in Toronto: seeing the colours of Chinatown, smelling the spices of Little India and hearing the sounds of dozens of unfamiliar languages every day.
From Love Beads to Lamborghinis
By Carol Perehudoff
Welcome to Toronto’s glamourhood of Yorkville. Like a well-maintained Real Housewife, Yorkville is a beauty that refuses to age – though she’s not averse to a few nips and tucks.
Top Cycling Routes in Toronto
By Doug O’Neill
Choose one of these 7 amazing bike rides on your next vacation in Toronto.
Explore the World on the 506 Streetcar
By Corinne McDermott
While the goal with our kids is to show them the world, since we live in Toronto they can still learn about the many wondrous cultures that exist.
Seeing Red – A Toronto FC Game-Day Guide
By Mitchell Tierney
When Toronto FC is playing you’ll hear the fans before you see them. Their chants echo throughout the neighbourhood. Their drums beat rhythmically and their feet thunderously stomp on the metal stands. It’s game time.
Toronto’s River Valleys: The Natural Soul of the City
By Jim Byers
If you REALLY want to know the world’s most cosmopolitan city, you need to explore the city’s parks; especially the endless acres of trees and rolling lawns and small creeks in Toronto’s extensive ravines and river valleys.
Music Festivals in Toronto
By Raina Douris
When spring arrives, Toronto explodes with music festivals. You’d be hard-pressed to find a weekend during the warmer months when there ISN’T a festival going on in our city. The best part? From rock to hip-hop, EDM to jazz, from festivals where you can camp all weekend to kid-friendly fests, there’s something for everyone!
Tee Time: A Guide to Top Golf Courses in Toronto
By Grant Fraser
From the Jack Nicklaus-designed Glen Abbey to the subway-accessible Don Valley, there are more golf courses in Toronto than you can shake a club at.