For my 30th birthday I was eager to spend the day doing an epic day hike. If I were in Thunder Bay I know exactly where I would have gone. But I’m not and when it comes to the GTA and the great outdoors I’m a little lost so I turned to the facehive of the tinterwebs and got a whole lot of suggestions within an instant.
The majority of my friends were pointing me towards the Hamilton area, famous for it’s 100 waterfalls. I’ve always planned to do some exploring here so I figured that was a good place to start. After a bit of googling I settled on The Spencer Adventure Trail in Dundas. Continue reading Webster Falls, Tews Falls and Dundas Peak
Over the last several years I’ve had two very strong, mutually exclusive desires:
The ever present and often overwhelming urge to rent a storage locker, pack my Toronto life into it and set out across the globe without a care in the world…
The simultaneous desire to move out of my houseshare and rent myself a beautiful one bedroom “grown up” apartment which I can fill with nice furniture that I don’t’ have to put together myself, with beautifully decorated walls and a dining table I could throw dinner parties on… Continue reading Wanderlust Vs Adulting
Toronto is a foodie’s paradise but the sheer amount of selection can make choosing a restaurant for an occasion a bit daunting, especially if you’re only here for a quick visit!
Have no fear! I’ve spent the last 4 years eating as much as I can around the city and I’ve found some real gems! Because I’m a wonderful person I’ve decided to share the most memorable and scrumptious places with you (aren’t you lucky)!
To keep this list easily accessible I’ve added it as it’s very own page on my blog. I know, right? Very exciting stuff. It includes inexpensive options perfect for any day, great casual dining options for a nice night out, some fine dinning recommendations, and even my top brunch spots. I will continue to update the page as I find new favourites!
So, what are you waiting for? Check out my new page: Toronto Eats now for some restaurant inspiration!
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One of the best things about Toronto is its green spaces. For a large, sprawling urban metropolis, Canada’s largest city is fortunate enough to be filled to the brim with gorgeous parks that provides the nature lover city dwellers like me an easy escape from the concrete jungle where we can get off the pavement and surround ourselves in nature.
My #1 place to escape is The Toronto Islands. You can read my post about the islands here
. But when I have a little less time I always adore a stroll through the High Park Trails
, where you can immerse yourself in the sounds of the chickadees and hum of the cicadas almost instantly after alighting from the subway.
Continue reading Adventures in Toronto’s High Park
The Toronto Islands are hands down my absolute favourite place in the City. It’s a little piece of paradise just outside the downtown core. It’s my happy place.
I love living in Toronto – I think it’s an amazing place to live – but as a small town, northern Ontario girl I do sometimes go a bit stir crazy with city life and need to escape it all. Toronto Island is the perfect solution and you can get there with the good o’ TTC (Toronto Transit) and the Toronto Ferry.
Once on the island, busy city life just fades away. Continue reading Toronto Islands