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The Frozen Beauty of Montmorency Falls

The frozen beauty of Montmorency Falls in Quebec City will never fail to delight your naked eye. In winter, when the city is literally enveloped in inches of snow and in sub zero Celsius, Montmorency Falls, which is higher than the world-famous Niagara Falls, shows its beauty that you would

Quebec Winter Carnaval Parade

A parade in freezing temperature? And at night? That’s even colder! Oui! Only in Quebec City, the self-proclaimed “Winter Capital of the World.” And guess what? People really went out, watched the parade and braved the biting wind and freezing cold. Since I was staying at HI Quebec – Auberge

Ice Castle and Ice Sculptures

Last weekend, I went to Quebec City for the last weekend of its annual Winter Carnaval. I’m glad I did–despite the freezing winter that almost made my cheeks as hard as a stone. I’ve never experienced such coldness before and I don’t think I’d be going back to Quebec City

Zombie Walk Toronto 2014 Parade Photos – Part 2

This is Part 2 of the Zombie Walk Toronto 2014 Parade Photos. You can find the Part 1 HERE. Enjoy the annual brain hunting of the [easyazon_link asin=”1451641575″ locale=”US” new_window=”yes” nofollow=”default” tag=”pridecostume-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”yes” popups=”yes”]zombies[/easyazon_link] below. Zombie Walk Toronto 2014 Parade Photos Related: Sexy Halloween Costumes for Sexy Men [easyazon_block

Zombie Walk Toronto 2014 Photos – Part 1

Both the living and the dead came to join the Zombie Walk Toronto 2014 Parade that started at Nathan Phillips Square in the city’s downtown. As usual, bloody and decaying zombies woke up to terrorize the shit out of the living parade watchers. Even the commuters sitting within the comfort of

Fall Colours in Crothers Woods

The fall colors in Crothers Woods in Toronto didn’t disappoint me. When the sun showed up after lunchtime today, a friend and I went for a hike for two hours there. Well, not exactly two hours of hiking; 45 minutes of that were spent in camwhoring. We were worried the

Fall Colours in Mono Cliffs

It’s that time of the year again when you fall in love with Canada—especially when you’re in close encounter with the fall colours in Mono Cliffs. There are many places in Ontario where you can drive by, hike or walk to admire fall foliage. Last weekend, a friend brought me

The World’s Smallest Island Has Only One Residence

This is, perhaps, the world’s smallest island that only one residence can fit on it. This island is found at The Thousand Islands in Ganonoque, Kingston, Ontario. As you can see, the house is really surrounded by water and there’s not even a backyard enough for playing with your kids. The

Photos: Scotiabank Caribbean Festival 2014 Caribana Toronto

It’s a festival called with two names: Caribana Festival (the old one) and Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival (the new one). For most people, the former is better-sounding than the latter that bears its sponsor’s name. Caribana, aka Scotiabank Caribbean Festival 2014 is no different from the past: disorganized. The first time

St. Patrick’s Parade in Toronto

It’s my first time to watch St. Patrick’s Parade in Toronto, after living here for almost four years. Last year, I saw a tiny bit of it while I was on a streetcar on my way to volunteer. My knowledge of Ireland is solely limited to the two Irish couchsurfers

Frozen Niagara Falls is Breathtakingly Stunning

It’s been a month since polar vortex hit North America. It’s still freezing and the temperature is far from leaving sub zero. Snow is still everywhere and no sign of melting yet, though we’ve seen blue skies in the past few days. Yesterday, someone picked me up at home impromptu,

Toronto Naked Santas in Speedos Brave Blizzard

Ok, they are not totally naked but almost. Adorned with a red hat, a flimsy, red speedo, antlers and some shiny beads, Toronto’s naked Santas brave blizzard, running around a 3-km block in Yorkville Village. They ignore the freezing temperature—in the name of charity. Since 2005, they run to raise money

Cheaper Way To See Toronto Skyline

The price ($32) you pay to climb CN Tower, North America’s free standing structure, is the same bucks you pay for three glasses of white wine at Panorama Lounge—your cheaper choice to see Toronto skyline in its glorious, sweeping view. Located on the 51st floor of Manulife Building, diners, loungers,

London Tree Sculptures

In London, Ontario, dead tree trunks got a second life, re-incarnated by skilled artists into wonderful sculptures of different themes, sizes, expressions, moods and hues. While other cities are abundant with public art that are made up of steel, granite, marble, glass, metal and plastic, London’s very unique public art

Stargazing at TIFF 2013 – Toronto International Film Festival

World-renowned (second to Cannes) TIFF 2013 (Toronto International Film Festival) is here once again—–and it only means one thing for the movie fanatics: stargazing. You never know who’ll show up. The festival runs from September 5-15 and as usual, it’s star-studded. Who did I meet? I like the sound of meet, instead

Flowerpot Island – The Most Photographed Natural Wonder

Flowerpot Island is a 10-minute ride from Tobermory via fast ferry. It is one of the Fathom Five National Marine Park around Bruce Peninsula. From the shipwrecks, if you are taking a tour, your ferry will take you to the Flowerpot Island where it will drop you off so you
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