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All season favourite – Ottawa’s Rideau Canal

Why should you be here? To witness the manmade wonder which is only one of its kind UNESCO world heritage site in the province of Ontario. Ottawa without a Rideau Canal is like a body without soul. What all can you do here? Rideau Canal has a variety of outdoor things that you can do in any season. For example ...

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Skating on Rideau Canal

I know what you’re thinking, skating on the Ottawa Canal?  Can she get anymore cliche? Nothing says Ottawa quite like skating on the amazing Rideau Canal. It really feels as though you are transiting through the very heart of Ottawa. The beautiful bridges and architecture surrounding the canal take you back in time to what the city might have been like ...

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Petrie Island and the Saga of the Frames

We accidentally ended up at Petrie Island today in Orleans…accidently because we had to chase across town for about the 4th time and about 10th time to pick up a frame.  Before we look at pictures, I’ll tell you about my frame saga.  Hanging four pictures on the wall in relatively inexpensive frames was far more difficult than I could ...

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On the list! ByWard Market

What is it? It’s Canada’s oldest and largest public market. The locals call it as a ‘catch –up’ place and is one of the popular hot spot in town. Why should you be here? To feel the pulse of the city.  Visiting here could have several reasons. You might want to buy farmer’s produce, specialty food at stores, arts and ...

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Tulip Treat in Ottawa

What a stunning sight! One million tulips in full bloom! Vibrant, colourful, gorgeous! A fairy tale in motion! What’s really amazing is the story behind this festival. Did you know that these tulip bulbs are a gift from the Netherlands to Canada?  Every year the Dutch Queen sends thousands of tulip bulbs to Canada as a mark of love and ...

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Green city of life: Ottawa 

Beautiful landscape surrounded by winding rivers, Ottawa is recognized as one of the most attractive capitals in the world. Young, vibrant, friendly, safe, clean and located by the river; the city never fails to charm its visitors every time you come here. This city has a spirit of its own. I visited Ottawa first time in summer which is the ...

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Power packed : Parliament Hill Ottawa

What is it? This is Canada’s parliament and is located ‘on the hill’, a gorgeous Gothic-style structures overlooking the Ottawa River. One of the recommended tourist attractions in this side of the country. Why should you be here? For the architectural beauty, that showcases the blend of two types of Gothic Revival – 20th century and mid – Victorian.  The ...

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