Our Canada Wedding: The Details

Our Canada Wedding: The Details

As you may have already seen, we recently got married in beautiful Mexico! It was absolutely perfect, but it wasn't exactly legal. Getting legally married in Mexico is very difficult.... it involves blood samples, lawyers and a very long ceremony in Spanish. This is why we opted for a symbolic…

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Winter In Canada With Columbia Sportswear

Winter in Canada with Columbia Sportswear

Considering that this was my first full winter in Canada since 2013, I had mixed emotions about being home! Part of me wasn’t looking forward to the cold weather and harsh elements…. but I was also excited to get outside and try some new winter activities. I teamed up with…

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Hotel Review: The Ritz-Carlton Toronto

Hotel Review: The Ritz-Carlton Toronto

Whether you're visiting Toronto from overseas, or just coming into the city for a weekend getaway, selecting the perfect hotel can make or break your stay. For me, that perfect hotel is The Ritz-Carlton Toronto. This property checks all the boxes for a must-stay hotel: great location, beautiful rooms, delicious…

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Restaurant Review: TOCA Toronto

Restaurant Review: TOCA Toronto

Located inside the Ritz-Carlton Toronto is a chic restaurant specializing in Italian cuisine, called TOCA. TOCA is the kind of place you visit once, then it instantly becomes your favourite go-to in the city! Birthdays, anniversaries or just a casual weekday lunch - no matter what the occasion, the metropolitan…

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Ice Climbing In Elora With BuckitLife

Ice Climbing in Elora with BuckitLife

In an effort to make the long Canadian winter a bit more exciting, Paul and I started researching extreme winter activities. It wasn't long before we discovered the extreme sport of "ice climbing" and jumped at the opportunity to try it out. Not only was it a ton of fun,…

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Visiting Toronto Christmas Market

Visiting Toronto Christmas Market

  For four week glorious weeks each year, the Distillery District is converted into the Toronto Christmas Market. Between the festive decorations and great food, this is quality becoming one of my favourite Christmas traditions! Here's everything you need to know about visiting Toronto Christmas Market. How to Get There…

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Hotel Review: One King West

Hotel Review: One King West

One King West is a truly unique hotel in Toronto, with stunning guest suites and an exciting history. The building used to be home to TD Bank, and the hotel is a perfect mix of modern and old. As soon as you enter the lobby you'll notice the stunning architecture…

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Hotel Review: The Grand Hotel Toronto

Hotel Review: The Grand Hotel Toronto

Grand really is the best way to describe The Grand Hotel Toronto, with their cascading staircase entry, attentive staff and welcoming lobby setting the stage for my stay. I must admit that I was not familiar with this hotel before my stay, but it only took one night for this to…

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Visiting The AGO [Art Gallery Of Ontario]

Visiting The AGO [Art Gallery of Ontario]

If you're planning a weekend getaway or day trip to Toronto, you can't visit without visiting the AGO! The Art Gallery of Ontario is home to the largest collection of Canadian art, and it's housed in a building that's just as uniquely beautiful as the art on the walls. In 2004…

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Silent Retreat In Muskoka: Pura Vida Soul Institute

Silent Retreat in Muskoka: Pura Vida Soul Institute

A full day of not talking sounds like a near-impossible task for some... but for me, it was a welcoming change from my chaotic lifestyle! I first heard about silent retreats when I was in Bali. I was immediately drawn to the idea of attending one, but with a fairly…

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