Winterlude, Ottawa’s winter celebration

Winterlude, Ottawa’s winter celebration

Winterlude is the winter celebration of Ottawa, the Canadian capital. The event has been organized every February for over 30 years and it celebrates the unique northern culture and climate of the country. The festivities of Winterlude are focused in more than one location: at the Confederation Park, the Snowflake Kingdom in Gatineau and the Rideau Canal. Admire the ice sculptures, play in the snow and don’t forget to bring your ice skates. Join in the winter fun and discover the joys of Wi... [ read more ]

Top ten Christmas festive cities in Canada

Top ten Christmas festive cities in Canada

In the country of Canada winter is not just a season it is a way of life. During the holidays they especially give their best to create a special atmosphere. Canadians embrace the Christmas holiday season all over the country by decorating the streets and shop windows and the houses will be lit up with beautiful lights and the interior setting changes into a winter fairytale. Travel to Canada around the winter holidays and pick up some holiday cheer from a nation which organizes fabulous festi... [ read more ]

Celebrating Christmas in Canada – Christmas traditions

Celebrating Christmas in Canada – Christmas traditions

As Canada is quite a large country with many different people and cultures so is the celebration of Christmas. The population of Canada consists of nationalities such as English, German, French, Irish and Scottish which all had their influences on the ways of celebrating Christmas in this great country. Every region and province has its own traditions and specialties. For example Nova Scotia is famous for its pine Christmas trees. Read on and learn more about what mummering means, Sinck Tuck,... [ read more ]

November shopping in Toronto – preparing for Christmas

November shopping in Toronto – preparing for Christmas

November is that time of the year when the weathers starts to cool down but it is still warm enough to hang out outdoors as well, although nobody will blame you if you choose an indoor event over the outdoor fun. At this time usually all the events are about the seasonal holidays. Everybody starts to write their Christmas shopping list and tries to find the best gifts for their loved ones. This year you can visit Toronto and shop at the winter fairs, enjoy the Santa Claus Parade, taste some n... [ read more ]

Top November music events in Toronto

Top November music events in Toronto

November is that time of the year when the weathers starts to cool down but it is still warm enough to hang out outdoors as well, although nobody will blame you if you choose an indoor event over the outdoor fun. At this time usually all the events are about the seasonal holidays but if you think it’s too early to get into the holiday spirit you can get away from it by attending a concert or musical. This year Toronto offers a musical called Once, a P!nk and Paramore concert and a pleasant ... [ read more ]