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Touch Spa at Touchstone Resort on Lake Muskoka

Located in one of Canada’s most scenic regions, Touchstone Resort’s world-class Touch Spa celebrates the peaceful synergy of forest and lake with services incorporating the healing properties of plants and minerals native to Lake Muskoka, Ontario. We had the opportunity to experience the serene Touch Spa during our Buick Encore Adventure courtesy of GM Canada. From […]

Muskoka is “The Hamptons” of Canada

Muskoka, Toronto’s cottage country, is also known as “The Hamptons” of Canada and was chosen by National Geographic as one of Best of The World must-see places to visit. Located just two hours north of the city, Muskoka has been a summer vacation and winter holiday destination of choice for over 100 years. It’s an […]

Toronto’s CN Tower — The World’s Tallest Tower

The CN Tower (a communications and observation structure in Downtown Toronto), holds the title of the World’s Tallest Tower, according to Guinness World Records 2010. Canada’s National Tower is also classified as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers. It shares this designation with the Itaipu […]

New Extreme Attraction: EdgeWalk At The CN Tower

Canada’s National Tower will soon open its new extreme attraction, EdgeWalk at the CN Tower. The first of its kind in North America, EdgeWalk is the world’s highest full circle hands-free walk on a 5 ft (1.5 m) wide ledge encircling the top of the CN Tower’s main pod, 356m, (1168 ft , 116 stories) […]

Total Recall Remake Filming In Toronto!

The conference we were attending last week took place at the Toronto Convention Centre (near the CN Tower – the world’s tallest tower and home to the city’s newest extreme attraction – the EdgeWalk) the same location where Total Recall is filming. Set to be release in 2012, and starring Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica […]

Taking A Taxi From Pearson International Airport To Downtown Toronto

If you arrive at Pearson International Airport late at night, there may only be limos and Town Cars available. Stay away from the limos, unless you’re JLo, and make a beeline towards the Town Cars. Some of these black cabs don’t have meters (or cabbies choose not to run them) so make sure you negotiate […]

Marquis Lounge & Bistro At Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Toronto

We stayed at the Hilton Garden Inn in downtown Toronto last week, and dined at their Marquis Lounge & Bistro, located on the hotel’s second floor. We enjoyed their breakfast buffet each morning, which included made-to-order hot food items. Read our full review of Marquis Lounge & Bistro here. Marquis Lounge & Bistro Hilton Garden […]

Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Toronto Review

Usually, we are very brand-loyal to Starwood hotels because of their Starwood Preferred Guest points and fabulous incentives. However, for our stay in Toronto we found an excellent deal at Hilton Garden Inn, and decided to book with this chain instead. Nestled in the heart of Toronto’s vibrant downtown Entertainment District, this Hilton hotel was […]