The Casa Loma Experience

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 […]

It’s Canada’s Birthday

July 1, 2013 is Canada’s Independence day. People celebrate in different ways- most use it to spend time with family and friends at BBQs in the backyard or at camp grounds. Others go crazy and attend the different activities within the city- different parades and so forth. Since it’s a […]

Graduations are in the air

For most, summer marks the beginning of the wedding season. This is the time to double check calendars for the number of weddings to attend, and thus budget wisely to ensure these costly affairs doesn’t leave you broke by the end of summer. Not for me. Instead, summer marks a […]

Richard Berg, an inspiration

I don’t know which of these “coincidences” are strangest. You can decide for yourselves. This morning, I decided to repost two memorabilias of my past excursions. They just stood out to me; while I was scrolling down my facebook wall and looking at the sequence of events that had taken […]

A Day at the Beach

Oh yes, Canada has beaches. The area I went today was called The Beaches and it is a beautiful and rich area in Toronto. The lake outlines the ┬áhorizon and creates for a lovely scenery. Water sure has a way to make a landscape nice to look at. My two […]

My Saturday night

It’s been 17 days and about 2 and a half hours since I arrived in Canada. Yea, well over two weeks. But is there a set timeline that you should get back in the routines of day-to-day life? Someone advised me, don’t rush! And I have heeded to that advice […]

My work week

It’s crazy at my workplace, but not since I’ve been back. I must admit, my job is quite odd. Firstly, it’s not your typical 9-5 Monday to Friday gig. Nope, in my job I do a lot of shift work. After a whole week of resting/recovering from my 6-week vacation, […]