Ottawa Travel Articles

 
Ottawa: It’s Tulip Time!
Ottawa: It’s Tulip Time! She's travelled and explored other countries and their capitals. Sylvia Seschel is embarrassed to say it took her this long to explore the beauty and all that it has to offer: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Photo Gallery – Ottawa’s Beloved Canal (2 of 2)
Photo Gallery – Ottawa’s Beloved Canal (2 of 2) From ice-skating to festivals, a hard-laboured national defense system is now a top recreational spot.
Ottawa, Canada – May 1999
Ottawa, Canada – May 1999 Ottawa’s hopping over a friggin’ flower? This city with a boring reputation is actually having a big shindig worth attending? Cool! Sign me up! Check out the Parliament Buildings, the Château Laurier, and the Byward Market while you’re at it. Also take a bike ride down the Ottawa River and see the terrific views of […]
Ottawa, Canada – June 1999
Got Poutine? Want to experience the joy of feeling your arteries clog as you eat! Try poutine. It’s probably Canada’s most famous (ha!) dish. It’s actually just about the closest thing to a national dish we have – even thought it’s more of a Quebec thing. Ottawa is, as you should know by now, just […]
Ottawa, Canada – July 1999
HAPPY BIRTHDAY CANADA!! I apologise if you happen to be reading this in August. 132 years ago, the Fathers of Confederation’s dream of a new nation came to life…now we party! Ottawa is the site of the nation’s most surprisingly active Canada Days…surprising because public servants and NORTEL employees don’t exactly have reputations for partying-down. […]
Ottawa, Canada – April 1999
Current Happenings Events special to this month are not numerous, but I’ll let you know of upcoming and ongoing gallery and museum exhibitions in coming months. Summer is usually better for such things. At the National Gallery (on Sussex Dr., within blocks of the major hub of bus activity, the Rideau Centre, and visible from […]
Summer 2003 in Ottawa – Ottawa, Canada
Summer 2003 in Ottawa – Ottawa, Canada Ottawa, Canada Travel Guide International Fireworks Competition. Summer 2003 in Ottawa Now that winter is a thing of the past, the spring and summer festive season has arrived, packed with fun events. Here are some of the more popular ones. Unless otherwise noted, all phone numbers are in area code 613. Visitors will be happy […]
November Update Part 1 of 2
November Update Part 1 of 2 Ottawa, Canada Travel Guide By Fred Perry An Ottawa River cruise boat approaches Rideau Falls at dusk. Ottawa’s Beloved Canal Relations between nations change with the passing of time: foes oft become friends, and defences become attractions. Such is the case with the Rideau Canal, the waterway that’s now the “crown jewel” of Canada’s capital. […]
Up! Up! and Away! – Ottawa, Canada
Up! Up! and Away! – Ottawa, Canada Fred Perry and his birthday girl wife take the plu
Photo Gallery – The Best Winterlude Ever – Ottawa, Canada
Photo Gallery – The Best Winterlude Ever – Ottawa, Canada Ottawa, Canada Travel Guide Photo Gallery – The Best Winterlude Ever Below are more photos of the The Best Winterlude Ever and the local scene around it. Click on the thumbnail image, and a larger image, with information on the shot, will open in a new window. To return to this page, just close the […]