Travel memories: Barrie (Ontario)
Barrie is a lovely Victorian town located in central Ontario, Canada, about 90 km (56 mi) north of Toronto. We loved...
Toronto: off-the-beaten-path historic villages
Toronto is a vibrant, modern metropolis. But sometimes it’s nice to get away from the hustle and bustle and spend...
Old Town Toronto walk
Old Town Toronto began as the Town of York, founded in 1793 as part of the British colony of Upper Canada. The city was...
Stratford (on THIS side of the Atlantic)
The Canadian city of Stratford lies on the River Avon across the ocean from its English sister city,...
Fort York, Toronto’s birthplace
Did you know that American troops invaded Canada once? Yes – well done, you history buff you! No – don’t feel...
Casa Loma, a medieval castle in… Toronto!
“What do you mean a medieval castle in Toronto?”- You’re entitled to think someone’s pulling your leg. But no,...