A sweet stroll at Sugar Beach, Toronto

Sugar Beach is an urban beach park located across from Redpath Sugar Refinery in downtown Toronto’s East Bayfront. The refinery is a longstanding fixture along Queens Quay adjacent to the Toronto Harbourfront. Redpath Sugar started as a Montrรฉal based company in 1854, the first of its kind using sugar cane imported from the British West…

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Photo Friday: Playa Bรกvaro, Punta Cana

Special thanks to Andy at Andy’s World Journeys (and whoever inspired Andy) for the idea behind this new series. For this Photo Friday, here is a shot of Bรกvaro Beach at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. I have only ever been on two Caribbean island all-inclusive vacations, and my last…

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Photo essay: Summer in the city

It’s August 31st and the end of summer is upon us. Here’s a recap of our prolonged staycation in Toronto this season.

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Sunny days at Sunnyside, Toronto

Sunnyside is a lakefront district in west Toronto sitting along Lake Ontario’s Humber Bay, extending west from Exhibition Place to the mouth of Humber River. Interestingly, the area has notable history in Toronto, first documented as the landing location of an 1813 attack during the War of 1812. Later on in the early 20th century,…

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Photographic memories of Grenada

While browsing travel Twitter, I came across the blog of Giselle in Motion, who has been posting about the highlights of Grenada. This got me inspired to look back at the photos from my trip to this Caribbean island back in 2015. Boy, have smart phone cameras improved over the past five years! Excluding a…

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