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  1. Understanding public transport in Toronto

    posted by Rebecca Keenan | 1 Comments

    Understanding public transport in Toronto

    Jan282011

    Toronto, which is the largest city in Canada, was the second last stop of my Canadian adventure last year. By the time I got there, I’d walked around Vancouver, Montréal, Québec City and Ottawa. So it was with no small amount of relief that I discovered Toronto’s impressive and easy to use public transport system.

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  2. Top Toronto attractions – Ontario Science Centre

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    Top Toronto attractions – Ontario Science Centre

    Oct102010

    One of the things I wanted to check out on my last day here in Toronto was the Ontario Science Centre because I’d heard great things about the exhibits. I am so glad I made the trip out to visit because it really was one of the highlights of my stay.

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  3. Enjoying hockey, a much-loved Canadian institution

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    Enjoying hockey, a much-loved Canadian institution

    Oct092010

    This evening I headed down to the Air Canada Centre here in Toronto to go to an ice hockey game. The Toronto Maple Leafs were playing the Ottawa Senators and the Leafs won 5-1.

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  4. Things to do in Toronto – Visit the Toronto Islands

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    Things to do in Toronto – Visit the Toronto Islands

    Oct092010

    One of the best things to do during a visit to this city is to take a trip out to the Toronto Islands like I did today. This small chain of islands is only about 10 minutes by ferry from downtown Toronto.

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  5. Top Toronto neighbourhood – The Beach

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    Top Toronto neighbourhood – The Beach

    Oct082010

    If you head to Toronto you’ll soon learn that it’s a city of neighbourhoods, from Greektown to Yorkville and many more besides. One area you should really try to check out during your stay is simply called The Beach.

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  6. Peameal bacon sandwiches, a Toronto favourite

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    Peameal bacon sandwiches, a Toronto favourite

    Oct082010

    Today I recorded a ‘What not to miss’ podcast for Toronto with Michele Simpson from Tourism Toronto. Afterwards, Michele introduced me to a Torontonian favourite – the peameal bacon sandwich.

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  7. Nightlife in Toronto – Dundas Square & John Street

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    Nightlife in Toronto – Dundas Square & John Street

    Oct072010

    My first trip on one of Toronto’s streetcars was an interesting affair. As we neared Dundas Square, which is this city’s version of Times Square, traffic slowed to a crawl. After I hopped off the car, I realised why.

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  8. Checking out the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto

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    Checking out the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto

    Oct072010

    I recorded my second podcast of the day at the Royal Ontario Museum or ROM as it’s known locally after having a look around some of the interesting galleries to be found across the museum’s various levels.

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  9. Top Toronto attractions – The CN Tower

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    Top Toronto attractions – The CN Tower

    Oct072010

    One of my first stops this morning was Toronto’s impressive CN Tower, which is currently the world’s tallest freestanding tower with a staggering height of over 553 metres.

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  10. A night out in Toronto

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    A night out in Toronto

    Oct062010

    After eating out on Baldwin Street, I started to make my way towards King Street West, a popular spot filled with bars and restaurants. On the way there, as often happens, I stumbled across three other great places too.

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