Category: Toronto

Last Minute Gifts: Magellan Luxury Hotels E-Gift Cards

With just a few days until Christmas, you may have a few more gifts to buy for people on your list. And isn’t the gift of luxury travel one of the finest presents you can offer?

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Discovering Art in Airports

With earlier check-in times due to increased security measures, passengers have become a captive audience at airports worldwide. While the downside is longer waits, the upside is the push by many airport authorities to make the experience more pleasurable. The installation of public art in airports – architectural builds, sculptures, water features, moving walkways, murals, mosaics, lighting […]

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Well-Heeled: The Bata Shoe Museum Toronto

Imelda Marcos? I don’t think so. Carrie Bradshaw? A lightweight. At 13,000 shoes and related artifacts spanning 4,500 years, the undisputed Queen of Footwear is Toronto’s Sonja Bata.

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Jane’s Walk 2016

Jane’s Walk is a festival of free, citizen-led walking tours inspired by legendary urbanist Jane Jacobs. The events take place in cities and towns around the world the first weekend of May. While the epicenters of Jane’s Walk are New York City (over 100 walks) and Toronto, chances are there are events scheduled in your […]

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Toronto’s Top 3 Hotel Rooftop Restaurants

Speaking of culinary hotbeds, Toronto has long been the mecca of magnificent meals in Canada. Downtown and outlying areas alike offer an incredible cross-section of cuisine that’s sure to please even the most discerning palate of savvy travelers. If you want to savor the flavors of Toronto dining while taking in the gorgeous city skyline, […]

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TIFF: Toronto goes to the movies

The hottest film event north of the U.S.-Canada border just keeps getting hotter. From September 10-20, the film community — directors, producers and, yes, the biggest and best stars — will descend upon Toronto for the Toronto International Film Festival. Now in its 40th year, TIFF has grown to be one of the most deservedly […]

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North America’s top zoos

Whether you’re traveling with the family or are simply an out-and-out animal lover, the zoo is a fascinating place to see and learn about the incredible fauna we share the planet with. North America is home to some of the world’s most remarkable zoos, and offer the chance to see the animals of the world […]

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Toronto’s best bets for June

Toronto is a North American summer hub if there ever was one. The city’s incredibly diverse population means there’s always something truly special happening in every corner of the city at any given time. June is a big month for the city — as the mercury rises and festival season begins, there’s more than ever […]

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Follow the stars — head north to TIFF

If there was ever any doubt that the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) was among the world’s leading cinematic celebrations, the last couple of decades of the fest should have served to eliminate those concerns. With over 300 films from dozens of countries screened at TIFF, it truly has become one of the global celebrations […]

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For the best in music, film and more, go NXNE

The NXNE festival of music, film, interactive speakers, comedy, and art is big — and it’s been big for some time. With 2014 being the annual festival’s 20th incarnation, it’s the biggest and best ever, taking over Toronto one band at a time. Over the last two decades, some of the arts and entertainment world’s […]

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