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The St. Regis Toronto Brings a New Era of Luxury to the City

Marking their debut into the Canadian hospitality industry, the St. Regis Hotels and Resorts opened a luxury property in the heart of downtown Toronto. The St. Regis Toronto has ushered in a new era of luxury hospitality in Toronto in the Financial District bringing their signature rituals and bespoke services into a modern space rising 65-stories high. “As the first St. Regis in Canada, The St. Regis Toronto represents an incredible milestone for the brand. Rooted in the brand’s distinct history and heritage, The St. Regis Toronto will offer an exquisite escape for business and leisure travellers alike” said Don Cleary, President of Marriott International in Canada. Not only does The St. Regis Toronto cater to the most discerning of travellers with their services, but it is also within walking distance from some of the best shopping, attractions (including theatre and sport) and dining within the city. St. Regis Signature Service…

Socially-Distant Gifts for the Holiday Season

Just because we’re only getting together with our friends and family virtually this year, doesn’t mean that you can’t show them that you care. Here are a few easy to mail gift ideas to send someone you love this holiday season. Schedule a Virtual Appointment with Michael Hill If you’re looking for something sparkly for someone to open this year, Michael Hill has jewellery that will match their style. If you’re not sure what to buy, schedule a virtual appointment with one of the experts at Michael Hill to find the perfect piece or use their virtual-try for rings through their mobile app. Personalize a Present with Ketzel Baby Nothing shows a parent of a little one that you truly care than by giving them something personalized. Ketzel Baby has a range of backpacks, blankets and brand new bath towels that you can get personalized and monogrammed for the little…

12 binge-worthy Christmas movies that were filmed in Canada

‘Tis the season to curl up on the couch with a cup of hot cocoa, some freshly baked cookies, and binge-watch your favourite holiday shows. Luckily for you, the W Network is hosting a Countdown to Christmas playing your favourite holiday movies one after another from now until Christmas and Netlfix has added some great films to their Christmas round-up. But, did you know that some of your favourite Hallmark Christmas movies were actually filmed all over Canada? Here are 12 holiday themed Hallmark Christmas movies  filmed right in the great white north. The Holiday Calendar – Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario “A struggling but talented photographer inherits an antique holiday advent calendar, the contents of which seem to predict the future. Will this magical calendar lead her to love this holiday season?” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Strong Black Lead (@strongblacklead) on Nov 27, 2018 at…

Travel the World from Home with Airbnb Experiences

We’re all craving an adventure, but with travel restrictions still in place, it feels like the next time that we’ll get on the plan is further and further away. To help you get that wanderlust fix from home, Airbnb Experiences has launched virtual experiences hosted on Zoom all over the world. Each of these experiences is vetted to offer you the best experience in a safe and socially distinct way.  To plan your next trip from the comfort of your couch, we’ve founded up our favourite Airbnb Experience for you to book. A Tarot Card Reading in Toronto Explore the mystical unknown with a guided meditation and in-depth one-on-one intuitive reading with Diana. The host of Neon Dreams on CIUT 89.5, Diana will answer your questions with insight and light bring out the answers that you’ve been searching for with tarot cards and crystals. Train with a Samuri with Tokyo…

Plan Your Fall Road Trip to the JW Marriott Rosseau Muskoka

Head only a few hours north of Toronto to watch the leaves change colours at the JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa. Located on the tranquil Lake Rousseau, the JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka is a luxury conference resort, two and a half hours north of Toronto, in Ontario’s scenic “cottage country.” This resort is the perfect spot for your fall weekend road trip from Toronto appealing to guests who are looking for a quiet spot to enjoy the colours of the fall or a home base to explore the Muskoka region further. The rooms at the JW Marriott Muskoka There are 221 rooms at the JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa, with nearly half of them being suites. The larger rooms offer guests a secluded place to unwind with kitchenettes and perfectly positioned balconies to enjoy the view. The rooms at the resort are in two buildings connected by a covered…

Spend Your Day Working From the Kimpton Saint George Hotel

We’ve been working from home for what feels like forever, and you’re craving a change of scenery. Escape from the four walls of your home for a day (or more) with the “Work from Hotel” package from the Kimpton Saint George Hotel in Toronto where you can book a room for day-use. Their ultra-modern guest rooms double as the perfect place to conduct interviews, host auditions, scheduling fittings or have a kid and pet-free space for video-meetings and spend an interrupted day working.  This package also includes a comfortable desk space, parking, local calls, high-speed Wifi and morning coffee and tea service. Kimpton Saint George The Kimpton Saint George Hotel in Toronto takes a contemporary spin on offering an exceptional guest experience at their hotel with 188 artfully designed hotel rooms. The hotel first opened in June 2018 welcoming guests to their mid-century modern inspired guest rooms that are a…

How to Get to Niagara Falls from Toronto

Looking for somewhere to go this summer? Your next trip could be closer than you thought heading to  Niagara Falls from Toronto. How to Get to Niagara Falls from Toronto ToNiagara is one of the largest Bus Tour companies offering Day, Evening and Private Tours in Toronto and Niagara Falls Canada & USA. We visit all the popular attractions in Niagara Falls and our tours also include a tour of the famous Niagara-on-the-Lake town. ToNiagara also sells tickets to the most popular attractions in Niagara Falls. Niagara Falls is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Taking Public Transit from Toronto to Niagara Falls Getting from Toronto to Niagara Falls is now easier than ever! This summer, plan your weekend getaway to Niagara Falls with GO Transit and Niagara Parks. Seasonal GO Trains will run on weekends from May 18 – 21, 2018, June 22 –…

Take Your Tastebuds on a Trip this Summer at Moxies

Eager to make the most of the last few weeks of summer? Take your tastebuds on a trip around the world dining indoor, on the patio or order for takeout and deliveries from Moxie’s Summer 2020 Menu.  With locations all over the GTA serving this summer menu including downtown Toronto on University Avenue, uptown at Fairview Mall, at Square One in Mississauga or in Vaughan by the Cineplex Colossus that is serving the full menu. And, as adventurous as the Moxie’s menu can be, they also keep it local – the restaurant’s ethos is all about using ingredients that support farmers, like Windset Farms and Ponderosa Mushrooms inspired by executive chef Brandon Thordarson’s world travels and twenty plus years of kitchen experience. Choose between fresh summer apps, flavourful entrees and refreshing cocktail to have the perfect lounging experience at Moxie’s in summer. What to Order To Share – While this may not replace the…

3 Ways to Elevate your Summer Meals

This summer is the summer of the road trip. As Canadians are flocking to pack up their cars, cottage rentals are on the rise as we look for any way to escape the city while we enjoy the warm weather. To help you plan your cottage menu, here are our three must-have items for you to add to your list. Enjoy a Zero-Proof Cocktail on the Dock West-coast based Lumette! offers a non-alcoholic alternative to your summer cocktails. Made with all-natural flavours and distilled from premium botanicals, London Dry gives the uniqueness and versatility of an aromatic spirit when used in cocktails, but with zero percent alcohol and zero calories. Finish off your Dishes with Tahini Made from fire roasted and stone milled sesame seeds (considered the next great superfood), Halvana’s range of artisanal tahini  are made with 100% natural ingredients and without the use of artificial colours, additives or preservatives. The Tahini…

How to Plan the Perfect Trip to South America

Just because our travel plans are temporarily on hold, doesn’t mean that we can’t start saving and dreaming of our vacations when the world gets back to normal. For many Canadians, the next destinations that they’re looking to explore are in South America. If you’ve already spent summer vacations in Europe and escaped the cold winter in the Caribbean, this continent has a host of natural beauty and bustling cities to explore. Thankfully, SouthAmerica.travel, the leading travel consultants with 20 years of experience planning the custom vacations and itineraries, have shared their tips on where to visit first based on your travel style. If someone was planning their first trip to South America, where do you recommend going? SouthAmerica.travel: For that, we interview the traveller, however, for somebody not worried about flying too much:  Rio->Iguassu->Buenos Aires->Lima/Cusco/Machu Picchu.  Secondly, we recommend choosing one country/region and concentrate on that, which is what we recommend.…