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Guide to the Canadian Tulip Festival in Ottawa

Ottawa, Canada is one of the most bicycle friendly cities I know of. According to a study by the British firm Market Opinion Research International, Ottawa has more bicycle commuters than any other city in North America and is planning to double the number of bike paths! Ottawa has bike paths all over the place, for example along the Rideau canal. My all time favorite bike path is the South side of the Rideau River from the Hog's Back Falls to the Rideau Falls

The Canadian Tulip Festival in Ottawa, Canada The Ottawa tulip festival actually named the Canadian Tulip Festival is held for three weeks every May. It is the largest festival in the world Over these three weeks, as the tulip gardens come into bloom, concerts, lectures, and other performances – both indoor and out – are held as […]


Canada’s National Museums Passport

Experience Culture in the Capital – 3 Museums in 3 Days! As Canada’s capital, Ottawa has a substantial amount of history and culture that can captivate a new tourist or even the most experienced traveller. The myriad of museums and galleries offer a glimpse into everything from Canada’s social and military history, to buildings that […]


Afternoon Tea at Chateau Laurier

Last weekend, we had the pleasure of hosting my mom in Ottawa as the first house-guest since we moved to Ottawa. We took this opportunity to get our daughter’s ears pierced and celebrate with High Tea. We have never been to High Tea while in Europe. It really is a British thing and we hadn’t […]


Canada Science and Technology Museum

The Canada Science and Technology Museum provides a highly digital experience for the whole family – igniting visitors with a passion for science and inspiring the next generation of Canadian innovators.