Best Autumn Travel Destinations

Autumn is many people’s favourite season of the year, due to its relaxing and cozy vibes. With stunning natural scenery, beautiful autumn foliage, and comfortable temperatures, this time of the year is one of the best to travel. You can escape the crowds and heat of summer, as well as avoid the cold and holidays of the winter! In this post I’ll be writing about seven spots that each make for the perfect fall travel destination, each for their own specific and unique reasons.

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Neighbourhood Guide: Toronto’s Chinatown

One of the largest of its kind outside of Asia, Toronto’s Chinatown is a vibrant neighbourhood consisting of dozens of Chinese and East Asian restaurants and businesses. From delicious Peking duck to beautiful Coconut buns, there’s tons to be discovered in this neighbourhood. The city’s main Chinatown, the one this post is focused on, is centred around Spadina and Dundas, though throughout the rest of Toronto and the GTA there are many other large East Asian communities. As I’m half Chinese, Chinatown is one of my favourite spots in the city as well as a place I’m often at, so I thought it’d be fun to write a neighbourhood guide about it, which is what this post is!

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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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Toronto’s Hockey Hall of Fame

The Hockey Hall of Fame, located in downtown Toronto’s Brookfield Place, is the ultimate hockey museum and hall of fame. Established in 1943, the HHOF began in Kingston, Ontario and later moved to the province’s capital, Toronto.  It is home to tons of hockey/NHL memorabilia, most famously the Stanley cup itself! I visited the Hockey Hall of Fame last month with my uncle, and in this post I’ll be writing all about the famous attraction.

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Neighbourhood Guide: Toronto’s Queen Street West

Named one of the coolest neighbourhoods in the world by Vogue, Queen Street West is one of Toronto’s most interesting areas. From charcoal ice cream to pretty plant shops, Queen West pretty much has it all! It is located throughout the Arts and Design District of Toronto, and it is one of the city’s most diverse and unique neighbourhoods. Queen Street West is one of my favourite spots to visit when I’m downtown; therefore I thought it’d be fun to do a post guiding you throughout the neighbourhood, telling you what to see, do, and eat on one of Toronto’s most iconic streets.

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