Exploring McKay Lake and The Pond

One of the best things about living in Ottawa is the easy access to nature. After years of living in Ottawa’s downtown core, I now make my home in the Beechwood Village section of the city, which straddles the neighbourhoods of Vanier, New Edinburgh and Rockcliffe Park Village. There is a lot of green space around […]

Beechwood Cemetery in the Fall

Ottawa’s Beechwood Cemetery is one of Canada’s most prestigious and historic cemeteries. Designated as a National Historic site, it is open to visitors, who can stroll through the meticulously maintained grounds. It is the final resting place for over 75,000 Canadians including many important figures in Ottawa’s development during its early years as Canada’s Capital. There […]

The Embassy of Croatia – Doors Open Ottawa

I visited the Embassy of Croatia in Canada during Doors Open Ottawa over the weekend. The heritage building, called Toller House, is located at the corner of Chapel and Daly streets in Sandy Hill.  The building was bought and beautifully restored by Croatian expats in the 1990s. This visit was the highlight of my Doors […]

The Peace Tower at Sunset

This photo was well-received on Instagram. Ottawa Tourism even decided to share it.   Great shot of the Peace Tower through some vibrant flowering trees by @jeremymaclaine! If you haven’t entered our Ottawa in Bloom contest yet, today’s the last day to enter! #MyOttawa #OttawainBloom #DiscoverON #ExploreCanada A photo posted by Ottawa Tourism (@ottawatourism) on […]