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11 excellent day or overnight trips from Toronto

African Lion Safari Canada's largest city of course boasts a large and varied menu of sites and experiences to keep you busy on holiday. But if you have the time, there are also many compelling places in Ontario outside Toronto to enjoy nature, culture, and adventure as day trips or overnighters (you can either drive yourself, take a bus tour, or even a private car tour). Have a look at the following and see what might interest you! read post

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Toronto's 5 best neighborhoods to live as well as visit

  Often opening up a new chapter in our lives can be daunting. Especially when it's moving and finding the best place for a new beginning. Fortunately, the capital of Ontario province and Canada's largest city (pop. 2.7 million) is a welcoming as well as vibrant place to live. No wonder it's the first choice in the country for young professionals and immigrants. Its culture, history, and energy pervade various neighbourhoods in and around centre city, and here are the top five examples: read…

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Riding the Rocky Mountaineer Railroad from Vancouver to Banff

On the Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Banff; the views out of the huge windows can be enjoyed from the comfortable seat of your carriage. I don't think we’ve ever had such VIP treatment on any form of service anywhere. From the moment the coach came to pick us up at the hotel, the level of care we received from the Rocky Mountaineer people was almost embarrassing. read post

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