Best Skyline Views in Toronto

The most popular photo of virtually any city is one of its skyline, and it’s easy to see why. With stunning skyscrapers creating dimension within the shot, dozens of different shades of colour making for interesting details, and the stories behind each and every building showing the character of the metropolis, there are many reasons why this is true. Whether I’m in a city I’ve visited many time before, or if I’m in a completely new city I’ve never been, I always most enjoy photographing that city’s skyline. So, I decided to start a new series here on my blog, where I show you the best places to go in a certain city to get those perfect skyline shots. To start off my series I thought I’d first write about Toronto, a city I know very well. I used to live just outside of Toronto, I plan to live there after I finish high school, and I go back to visit quite often (hence why I have so many posts here on my blog about the city!), so this post was practically written by a local!

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Best Summer Travel Destinations

Unsurprisingly, summer is without a doubt the most popular time of the year to travel for almost everyone. From the (generally) good weather to long breaks, there are many reasons why most people plan their trips during the summertime! Choosing a destination for summer trips though can be quite difficult, as you must consider weather, activities, and busyness of any potential place you’d like to visit. So, to help you all out with choosing your perfect summer destination, in this post I’ll be listing seven spots throughout the world that I think would make for the perfect summer getaway.

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A Guide to Cold War Era Berlin

The Cold War, a political affair that took place between the US and the Soviet Union from 1945 to 1999, put the city of Berlin in a very unique situation. After World War II, Berlin was separated into both east (communist) and west (free), as well as British, French, American and Soviet sectors. In 1961, after much East German immigration to the West, the Soviets built the infamous Berlin Wall. This iconic yet inhumane wall stood as a barrier between the communist East and free West for nearly 30 years after its construction, separating families and ruining lives. Berlin was basically at the centre of the conflict between the west and east, and many of the most important events of the Cold War occurred in the city. Therefore, the Berlin of today is home to many Cold War Era related sites – three of which I’ll be writing about in this guide.

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