View across a wide green lawn of the Festival Theatre with modern angles and tall glass windows.

The Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Ontario

The Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Ontario typically opens with preview performances in late April and early May and continues through October. Beyond the plays, the festival offers a variety of theater tours, lectures, and special events.

Outside a brick warehouse building, an arrow shaped neon sign will Mill St Brewery logo.

Exploring Toronto’s Distillery Historic District

The Distillery Historic District is a 13-acre site with Victorian-era brick industrial buildings that now house art galleries, shops, cafés, and theaters, as well as high-end condominiums. Read more about the galleries and studios in the area, as well as some of the breweries operating in the district.

Behind Carolyn are arches spanning a rectangular fountain with a row of spouts. A large ornamental building with a clocktower stands in the distance.

Three New Ways to Experience Toronto

Author Carolyn B. Heller shares several new, exciting experiences in Toronto. From the country’s first urban national park to unique (and private!) walking tours, these are worth checking out on your next visit to the city.

Midday view of a ferry and across the water the dramatic Toronto skyline.

A Perfect Toronto Day

Whether you’re in town for business, a conference, or a short holiday, you’ll want to know how to get the most out of your visit to Canada’s largest city. Carolyn B. Heller reveals her favorite activities and experiences that you can fit into one perfect Toronto day.

A view down the rocky shore of Lake Superior.

Dispatch from Ontario: A Superior Travel Day

The end of a trip is always bittersweet, so it’s a bonus when you discover an awesome spot just before you head home. On a three-week research trip across northern Ontario, Carolyn B. Heller discovered that one of her trip’s unexpectedly special places turned out to be Lake Superior Provincial Park.