Canada’s Queen City: A Guide to Toronto, Ontario

Toronto, Canada’s largest city, is probably one of my favourite cities in the world. The city, which was established in 1834 as York, and later renamed Toronto, is the capital of its province, Ontario, as well as the fifth largest city in North America. Home to a very diverse group of people, with 50% of its residents being born outside of the country, Toronto is also one of the world’s most interesting cities. The world’s third largest tower, the CN Tower, dominates the city’s thriving skyline, while the world’s largest underground pedestrian system, the PATH, keeps the city bustling even beneath ground. I lived in Toronto for three years, and both sides of my family have lived in Toronto for a combined total of over eighty years, so I know a lot about the city. Therefore, in this post, I am going to be guiding you through where to stay, what to do, what to see, and how to get around Toronto.

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California’s Vintage Hollywood Retreat: A Guide To Palm Springs

Located in inland Southern California, at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains, Palm Springs is one of the most visited cities in California. Back in the 50s and 60s (and still now), many Hollywood stars would come to Palm Springs as a vacation and retreat spot. Palm Springs is now very influenced by Hollywood, and it is full of architecturally famous homes that used to house stars like Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe. The city is surrounded by the Coachella Valley and the nearby Joshua Tree National Park, and it hosts the yearly Palm Springs International Film Festival. Palm Springs is now considered very trendy, and it attracts tons of tourists each year, from destinations all over the globe. In this post I will be guiding you through the city, informing you on all the most popular attractions in the city as well as everything else you’ll need to know to make your stay in Palm Springs enjoyable.

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Italy’s Hidden Gem: A Guide To Verona

Verona is a medieval city in Northern Italy, well-known for being the setting of Shakespeare’s most famous play, Romeo and Juliet. It is also home to the third largest amphitheater in Italy,  suitably named the Verona Arena. My family visited Verona almost two years ago, and we stayed for only a day. Despite the fact that Verona does get quite a decent amount of tourists each year (apparently over a million), I would still consider it a “hidden gem”/overlooked because it deserves much more attention than what it gets! In my post today I will be guiding you through Verona, informing you on everything about the city, from must-see attractions to where to stay during your visit.

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