Toronto is a hidden gem.
If you are planning to visit, here is what you need to know:
1-TASTE THE BEST FOOD FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD CUISINES.
If you are a foodie person you are in the best place. Toronto has almost all cuisines from all over the world. ALL AUTHENTIC. ALL DELICIOUS AND ALL PRICE RANGES.
2-WALK 30 KM UNDER THE CITY.
The city is mirrored in the underground It is full of shops, restaurants, food courts and more. Yes, you can go almost anywhere walking underground in its 30 km long tunnels. Look for the PATH signs and give it a try.
3-WALK IN THE AIR.
Try the Edge walk at the CN tower. People love it. I can’t do it.
4-WALK ON THE WATER
Walk the Harbour Front as much of it was a reclaimed land, now full of high rises corporate and nice restaurants and shops.
5-BE IN A HARRY POTTER MOVIE.
Visit the University of Toronto’s old buildings and enjoy rich architecture. I love it.
6-TAKE A WATER TAXI.
Hop on one of the cute yellow taxis to see city’s skyline or visit the Toronto Islands. Affordable and enjoyable.
Walk around the city and find all about the preserved heritage buildings. Visit the Casa Loma Castle. Then have dinner at Medieval times.
8-BELIEVE WHAT YOU HEAR/THE WORLD IS IN TORONTO.
Be prepared to hear almost 100 languages spoken when walking around the city. Be it Korean, Japanese, Russian, Arabic, Hindi…etc. So get used to it, we celebrate a multicultural environment.
9- ENJOY SUNNY WEEKENDS ON BIKES.
Get prepared with streets buzzing with activities and events. So enjoy, don’t make any plans and preferably don't drive. Rent a bike, they are all over the city.
10- GO TO ST LAWERENCE MARKET.
Enjoy trying fresh food from a true farmers market in the heart of the city. Open almost all week.
Yummy breakfast originally from Quebec.
Delicious sea food salad from restaurants north of the city of Toronto.
Dinner from a Middle Eastern restaurant west of Toronto.
Beautiful skies in Toronto, be it during sunset or sunrise.
Ducks came as a gift to Canada a while ago now permanent residents. Different colors and a large population all over Ontario.
Almost everywhere in the city, you will find flowers tucket somewhere.
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