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Winter Clothing for Canada

What to Wear in Winter in Canada: A Canada Packing List

By Hannah Logan - January 1, 2024
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Oh, winter in Canada. It’s the stuff of plenty of jokes but it’s my reality. And you know what? I actually love it. Winter in Canada is actually pretty awesome. Sure it long, cold as hell, and I spend what seems like half of my days shovelling but there’s something truly magical about skiing in…

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Quebec City in Winter- Rue du Petit Champlain restaurant

Quebec City in Winter: 15 Fun Things to do in Canada’s Winter Wonderland

By Hannah Logan - January 1, 2024
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Baby, it’s cold outside! But that’s no reason to hide inside. At least not when you are in Quebec City; one of the most charming cities in Canada. Quebec City in the winter is truly a winter wonderland. From the snow-covered streets decorated with fairy lights, to cozy cafes, hotels, and restaurants, not to mention…

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Vancouver skyline

The Best of: 3 Days in Vancouver

By Hannah Logan - March 21, 2023
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The first time I visited Vancouver, I spent a little over a week using the city as a base to explore and catch up with some of my friends who had moved out to BC. I had a blast in the west coast city and cam back to explore more a couple years later. Having…

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How to Plan Your Own 1000 Islands Tour

By Hannah Logan - March 21, 2023
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  *Disclaimer: I was a guest of 1000 Islands Tourism for this trip. All opinons, however, are my own. Imagine a place filled with stories of prohibition parties, rum runners, castles, and pirates. A place with clear waters filled with shipwrecks, tree-covered islands with stunning summer homes, and colourful sunsets. A place that you could…

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Weekend Guide to Prince Edward County Wineries & More!

By Hannah Logan - March 21, 2023
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When it comes to Canadian wine most of us tend to think of the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia or Niagara on the Lake in Southern Ontario. However, on the shores of Lake Ontario is another area known for wineries (along with a few cideries and breweries as well!). This area is Prince Edward County…

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Lake Louise in Summer

Things to do in Lake Louise in the Summer

By Hannah Logan - March 21, 2023
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If you know anything about Canada, chances are you have heard of or seen photos of Banff, Lake Louise. Lake Louise in the summer is all turquoise waters, towering Rocky Mountains, and the stunning Fairmont Lake Louise Hotel on the shoreline. It’s one of Canada’s best known destinations and a must-see on many traveller’s bucket…

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Waterfowl Lakes

Off the Beaten Track in Banff: Alternative Things to do in Banff in Summer

By Hannah Logan - March 21, 2023
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What is the first thing you think of when you someone says Banff? Chances are its Lake Louise, that’s what most people picture. Having been, I can’t say I blame them. The lake and surrounding scenery is beautiful. But, while I’m glad to have seen it, sharing it with about 20,000 people in a single…

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Whistler in the Summer: A Guide to Whistler, BC

By Hannah Logan - March 21, 2023
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Whistler village is a famous Canadian destination, especially among skiers and snowboarders. But you don’t have to visit in the winter to experience Whistler; it’s a pretty great summer destination as well (with the bonus of also being more affordable!). So if you are thinking of visiting Whistler in the summer, here is my Whistler…

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The Best of Toronto in 2 Days

By Hannah Logan - March 20, 2023
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Known for having the tallest building in Canada, and being the home to both the Blue Jays baseball team and actor-turned-rapper Drake, Toronto is one of the most popular cities to visit in Canada. This multicultural city has something for everyone from foodies to sports fanatics, shopaholics and museum enthusiests there is plenty to see…

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afternoon tea tray

The Best Spots for High Tea in Ottawa

By Hannah Logan - January 6, 2023
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When I was a little girl my Nana told me over and over again that when I was older she would take me for high tea in Ottawa at one of the city’s most prestigious hotels; The Chateau Laurier. For most little girls, that would probably be a dream. However, six-year-old me, being the huge…

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Girls Getaway Toronto

Girls’ Getaway Toronto: A Luxury Weekend Escape

By Hannah Logan - March 21, 2017
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Toronto is one of Canada’s most popular cities for visitors and for good reason. It’s stylish and modern with plenty to do and see. From sports to shopping, art to animals, there really is something for everyone. Not to mention, as one of the nation’s most multicultural cities, it has an amazing food scene. Toronto…

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One King West Hotel entrance

One King West Hotel: Historic Elegance in Downtown Toronto

By Hannah Logan - March 14, 2017
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We swung the door open, eager to escape the notoriously cold temperatures of a Canadian winter. The noise of the street disappeared as the door closed behind us. A quick glance around showed marble stairs sweeping to the level above, and elegant crystal chandeliers hanging from the ceiling. Suitcases in tow, we pushed through the next…

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Girl’s Getaway: Spa, Dine, Sleep, and Explore at The Wakefield Mill

By Hannah Logan - April 28, 2015
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With mother’s day just around the corner I wanted to do something special with my mom, a mini-getaway from the city, the boys, and any stress. I’d heard about the Wakefield Mill from friends, but after speaking with them at the Ottawa Travel Show in March, I realized it was the perfect place for my…

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Girls Getaway: A Festive Mini-Break in Québec City

By Hannah Logan - December 16, 2014
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With the holiday season in full swing it’s time to celebrate. And what better way to get in the festive spirit than with a mini break in Canada’s most European city; Québec. With its cobblestone streets all dressed up for the season, fresh snow on the ground, plenty of cafes and boutiques for Christmas shopping,…

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Auberge Saint-Antoine: Luxury with a Story in the Heart of Quebec City

By Hannah Logan - December 9, 2014
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Snow blows gently in the cold December night as our taxi makes a right down a narrow street. I peer happily out the window as we pass a line of small trees and shrubs, all wrapped in festive red lights for the holiday season. Our driver announces our arrival and before I can finish paying…

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