Approximately six o’clock this morning boarding began for Swoop Airlines in Hamilton at gate 3, leaving for Halifax. It was my first time on this airline, and my first time […]
Jamaica has gone through tumultuous times; Enslaved Africans worked the Sugar Plantation under British rule. But the Maroons (free Africans) served as a thorn in the British side, forcing an agreement when the two groups came to stalemates in the wars that ensued.
Choosing to leave Jamaica is difficult. It’s uncomfortable and agonizing having spent over a year studying, but the crossroads are brimming with possibilities. And the alternative is to stay in touch, when I go off to other great experiences.
As if the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) have any correlation between the end of summer and the beginning of fall. For some reason, this fair that began in 1879 has grown and hosted millions of people each year. The CNE opens its gates the third week of August for two […]
This is an annual festival that has been taking place in Toronto since 1994. This is an opportunity to taste various Greek cuisine. Since its inception, it has grown from 500,000 people to attracting 1.3 million visitors in the span of 3 days and 2 nights. As much as this […]
Dorothy, from the wizard of Oz, is right. There’s no place like home. Home for me is Toronto and I’m growing to love it here. I’m developing a whole new appreciation for this city. I guess travelling around the world make you see better what you have. There is so […]
We love to bring our children to the zoo and the truth is, the zoo is a great educational resource. You get the opportunity to see and learn about animals from all over the world. Most of these animals we would never see in their natural habitat. One, because most […]
Saturday had my friends and I travelling over an hour away from Toronto to another city called Hamilton. With the direction of my GPS I was led straight to the gates of the African Lion Safari. Yes your thoughts are exactly right. It is a kind of zoo that hosts […]
Our Second stop was the Canadian National (CN) Tower. Interestly I had no idea that “CN” actually stood for something. As Canadians, the name CN tower roll off our tongues like CN is an actual word that’s found in the dictionary. As is quite common, we drove around for a […]
What does the word tourist really mean anyway? Often it’s used for an outside person visiting a country that’s not there home, but on this weekend I felt like a tourist in my own country. I have lived in Toronto for almost two decades and still there are attractions I […]