Toronto Travel Articles

 
Toronto Transport: In and Out of the City – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Toronto Transport: In and Out of the City – Toronto, Ontario, Canada Toronto Transport: In and Out of the City You may arrive in Toronto by car from the USA: the closest border crossings are at the Peace Bridge (Buffalo, New York) and the Queenston-Lewiston Bridge (Lewiston, New York) about a 90-minute drive from downtown Toronto. You may also arrive directly by bus, railway, or air. The […]
Tourist Attractions in Toronto – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Tourist Attractions in Toronto – Toronto, Ontario, Canada Since the GTA (Greater Toronto Area) is vast and sprawling, we’ll tackle the sites by direction from the downtown core and accessibility by subway/ bus/streetcar. All tourist sites anywhere are subject to personal likes and tastes, so we’ll include the ‘must-sees’ as well as special interests if extra time allows. Remember to ask for special […]
Toronto: Sports for All Seasons – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Toronto: Sports for All Seasons Skydome photo courtesy ofTourism Toronto Toronto is a mecca for sports fans throughout the year. This has been a major league town for many years, starting with the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey team – one of the NHL’s original six teams. There is a Hockey Hall of Fame in the […]
Accommodation – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Toronto, Ontario – Accommodation Before researching this part of the guide, I actually knew little about reasonably priced, friendly accommodations available in the central parts of the city, easily accessible by public transport. Though not wonderful in quantity compared to many other large cities of the world, there turned out to be some very interesting […]
Shopping – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Toronto, Ontario – Shopping Lots of people include shopping – beyond just the usual souvenirs – as an important activity in a visit to any large city. Well, Toronto has many urban malls but the largest, right in the downtown core, is the Eaton Centre at Yonge and Queen Streets (subway stop: Dundas or Queen) […]
24-Hour Toronto (Well, Almost!) – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Toronto, Ontario -24-Hour Toronto (Well, Almost!) While Toronto may not yet be Manhattan in terms of after-hours places, it has come a long way since its "Toronto the Good" image decades ago, when 11 p.m. downtown was considered a late night. There are now places to eat, dance, and find essential services either 24/7, or […]
Toronto Nightlife: Music, Dance, And Laughter – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Toronto Nightlife: Music, Dance, And Laughter Toronto has so much to offer after dark in the way of music clubs, dance clubs, and comedy clubs. Let’s deal with each of these and guide you to the areas where things are hopping. When you visit, be sure to check the weekly (Thursday) EYE magazine and NOW […]
Toronto, Ontario – June 2001
Well, June is bustin’ out all over and so are the outdoor festivals in Toronto. June 7-9 North by Northeast Music Festival Dozens of artists perform at clubs across the city over a three-day period. For information, surf onto www.nxne.com. June 10 Festival on Bloor This is a lively stretch of Bloor Street – from […]
Toronto, Ontario Travel Guide – Unique Bookshops and Cafés
Toronto, Ontario Travel Guide – Unique Bookshops and Cafés Toronto has two all-Canadian chain bookstores complete with in-house cafes, in various central locations. They are Chapters and Indigo and are open 7 days a week. They all have their own music and gift departments as well as cafés for noshing and schmoozing. They even have evening live entertainment and learning sessions. However, for those […]
Toronto, Ontario – December 2000/January 2001
Well December is a hectic month for parties and shopping; and January in the post-holiday season is generally a slow-moving month. There are not a lot of big events in the Toronto area but the theatre season is in full swing with special holiday performances of The Nutcracker and The Hobbitt on stage. We have […]