Our first baseball experience as the Toronto Blue Jays take on the Texas Rangers in the MLB The morning of our first baseball game didn’t get off to the best of starts when we woke up to find that the foster cat we are looking after, Gracie, had disgraced herself and decided that when you have to go, you just have to go, and had … Continue reading Let’s Play Ball!
Standup Paddleboarding on Lake Ontario in Toronto In June Emma took me on a belated birthday treat. There’s a good reason why it was belated though. In June, Toronto basks in warm sunshine and the waters of Lake Ontario lap up against the city unhindered. My birthday is in February, and back then, there may be sunshine, but temperatures are 30-40 degrees colder than in … Continue reading Finding a Toronto activity that’s scarier than the CN Tower EdgeWalk
Today marks Canada’s 148th birthday and our very first Canada Day! Not sure how to celebrate, we consulted our colleagues, who recommended a Canada Day Eve trip to the Toronto Islands to watch the fireworks with the city skyline as a backdrop. So this was exactly what we planned to do but unfortunately the weather had other ideas. After much debate if it was even worth going … Continue reading Happy Canada Day!
Exploring the sights of Toronto that are normally off limits to the public Toronto is home to a number of great buildings which we normally admire from a distance, or walk past without too much thought. Doors Open Toronto, when more than 155 sites across the city open up their doors for anyone to come in and have a look around, is a great opportunity … Continue reading Doors Open Toronto
As an animal lover who enjoys visiting the zoo in almost every place we go, I’m not quite sure why it took us so long to visit Toronto Zoo! Located in Scarborough in the east of the city, Toronto Zoo is accessible by public transit but it took us a lengthy 90 minutes to reach our destination. According to google it would have taken 25 … Continue reading A rainy day at Toronto Zoo