Vancouver skyline

When I tell people I’m Canadian they usually try to guess what city I’m from. Vancouver is the number one guess. I’m not from Vancouver, I’m from Ottawa. In fact, until recently I’d never even been to Vancouver (I know, it’s in my own country but Canada is MASSIVE guys!). However, now that I have…

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Lake Louise in Summer

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

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 just 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…

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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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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. There’s plenty to do and see in this busy metropolis but even if you only have time for a…

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The Vanitea room

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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