Montreal – Day 8

I woke up un-rested, but still wanted to check out Montreal. I walked around Old Port where it was now like a little amusement park with a ferris wheel, zip-line, and a lot of fun stuff for kids. There were little booths selling odd knick knacks. Next, I walked through Old Montreal which was like Read more about Montreal – Day 8[…]

Montreal – Day 7

Up early again to get to the VIA Rail Station to my next stop: Montreal. This time, I decided to take the bus, saving me almost $14 compared to a taxi. I was concerned as Google Maps had shown that the bus stopped super far from the station and the route went all over the Read more about Montreal – Day 7[…]

Ottawa – Day 6

I arrived a bit too late at 9:50am to see the Changing of the Guards at the Parliament. It is an approximately 30 minute long ceremony. The ground is packed with tourists with their cameras and cell phones, all wanting a piece of the action. If you’re thinking of doing the Parliament tour right afterwards, Read more about Ottawa – Day 6[…]

Ottawa – Day 5

It was a nice, hot summer day. My app told me that the temperature was 26C, feels like 30C. From 11am-2pm, I attended the Free Ottawa Tour. There were about 20 of us, and the tour guide was really funny, with lots of great interesting facts. The heat was a bit of killer, but it Read more about Ottawa – Day 5[…]

Toronto – Day 3

In the morning, I went to check out my host friend’s company that he worked at. I got to meet his co-workers and office environment. His coworkers were interested in asking questions on how the friend was when he was a child, as I had known his since we were 9 years old. Afterwards,I got Read more about Toronto – Day 3[…]

Toronto – Day 2

So after sleeping for 5 hours, interrupted by 4 hours of no sleep in between, I was up early to go to Publicis, an advertising company in Toronto. My friend whom I went to the same design school was now working there as an Art Director, and she kindly set up a short greet-and-meet with Read more about Toronto – Day 2[…]

Toronto – Day 1

I’m up early. At 5:55am. Sure some of you are early risers, but I bet you are also early sleepers. I finally fell asleep at 4:30am. Yes, that is not a typo. Feeling like a zombie, I made my way to YVR Airport. It’s a weekday, meaning that many others are taking the train to Read more about Toronto – Day 1[…]