Travel Blogs from Toronto
I liked being the leader because I knew TTC very well and a couple of people also knew the TTC as well. I learned how to get around downtown and that all of these places are within walking distance.
This was exciting because at Union Station on the walls ...
... I’d embrace my inner country
mouse and head to the Hart House Farm to get away from the Toronto. We arrived
for a structured day of Canadian fun. We began, like with all good days, with food. We enjoyed a tasty lunch which was essentially a shameless plug of the farm's apples, then headed out for a walk. My mother would be
proud. I embraced my inner Bear Grylls in clambering over rocks down a ravine
thing, which wasn’t quite ...
... mainland which takes about 3 minutes.
We stayed at the Novotel Toronto Centre Hotel on The Esplanade. It was a great location. Everything was in walking distance including the Union Station which is where we have to catch a train on Saturday to Niagara Falls.
Even better was the complimentary bottle of champagne, bottle of sparkling water and chocolates delivered to our room while we were out for dinner. It pays to be an Accor member.
... University church, Jubilee. Hopefully, I’ll try a new Frontiers church next time which is more
charismatic, dancing and enjoying worship like unruly heathens. That’s my kind of church.
Afterwards, I headed to High Park, and had the obligatory hot dog lunch which they love so much over here. It’s a lovely place, with a beautiful walk along by the lake, a cute little train ride for the lazy amongst us (I very nearly caved, ...
... the experience even nicer. The town by the Falls has become dreadfully commercialised, with hotels paying through the nose to get a prime spot next to the casino when it was built 10 years ago, but the Falls themselves were lovely, and being May, it was not too busy. The boat ride was lots of fun. For me, anyway, as I was fully covered under the free poncho we were given. Kate got a bit damp round the edges but she dried off quickly enough. I'm not sure she got as good ...
Other places to stay in Toronto
Woodbine Corridor, Toronto | 2 star motelfrom $122
Downtown, Toronto | 4 star motelfrom $59
West Toronto, Toronto | 2 star motelfrom $76
- So much for all Canadians being nice!
Cliffcrest, Toronto | Motelfrom $58