A First-Time Visit to The Royal

For almost 100 years, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, aka “The Royal”, has been a long-standing annual tradition held every November at Exhibition Place in Toronto. The Royal was started by farmers as a way to come together to meet, discuss and showcase their harvest & livestock.  Over time it grew into an annual event that provides … More A First-Time Visit to The Royal


Stratford Swan Parade

It’s an annual tradition to welcome a new season with the tagline “Stratford’s Salute to Spring” however, the weather on the day of our visit was anything but Spring-like.  We didn’t let Old Man Winter hold us back and braved the cold for this unique experience….the Stratford Swan Parade.  We joined hundreds of locals to … More Stratford Swan Parade

Sweet Treats at the Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival

“It’s as Canadian as maple syrup”.  If you’ve ever wondered what’s so special about maple syrup then a visit to a local maple syrup festival is definitely in order. On March 5 2016, we visited the Terra Cotta Conservation Area, just northwest of Toronto, to learn everything we could about this Canadian delicacy.  We learned … More Sweet Treats at the Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival