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[PEI] Celebrate the Signature International Shellfish Festival

One of the signature events of PEI, the Shellfish Festival, is coming back this upcoming September. So gather your friends and enjoy a four-day festival filled with tasty meals, celebrity chefs, competitions and music. Uncover the annual shellfish festival’s 2019 schedule below, behold as this year’s event is packing lots

[BC] Top 6 Breakfast Spots to Die For in Vancouver

It’s early in the morning when you hear your stomach roar like a vicious lion. So here you are hungry for some delicious omelettes, or maybe you are craving some good old pancakes! Either way, you have nothing to worry about as there are plenty of awesome breakfast spots in


[BC] Excite Your Taste Buds at The Cheese and Meat Festival in Vancouver

The Cheese and Meat Festival is coming up this very September 14th! Get ready for a large variety of local and international meats and cheese samples. So gather up your friends and enjoy a stroll around the 40+ infamous vendors of cheese, meat and other tasty edible products. Discover the


[ON] Celebrate Films at CaribbeanTales International Film Festival

CaribbeanTales International Film Festival is back to Ontario to celebrate the new talents of filmmaking. The festival’s mission is to not only showcase the Caribbean’s rich culture but also share their perspectives on display. This year’s theme “A New Day” shares the Caribbean history with pride and hope. Discover what are

[QC] The Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival is here to impress

One of the biggest hot air balloon festivals in the world is coming right up to Québec this August! The performers’ line-up as well the numerous number of festivities planned are finally released. Discover more about the events below and get ready for a mesmerizing festival perfect for all ages!

5 Easy and Quick Recipes for Students to Enjoy

Being a student is becoming more time consuming than ever, hence why efficiency is so important in students’ life. As a student can’t afford to spend too much time preparing meals, snacks or drinks. But at the same time, you don’t want to have cheap ramen and junk food all the time.

[BC] A Stunning Weekend at Abbotsford International Airshow

One of the largest air shows in Canada is coming back this upcoming weekend! The Abbotsford Airshow will feature over 14 acres of ground attractions, entertainment, and interactive activities for all ages. So be ready for a world of the airplane and jet shows, tasty food trucks, much more. Continue reading

[BC] Enjoy Quality Food and Music at Vancouver Vegan Festival

The first-ever Vegan festival of Vancouver is just around the corner. Don’t miss out on this festival if you are looking for good vibes, food, and music all in once place. There are lots and lots of vendors, live music and guest speakers planned for this event so make sure


[SK] Dance, Sing, and Jam at John Arcand Fiddle Festival

Buckle up and get ready to for a cultural experience of a lifetime cause The John Arcand Fiddle Fest is back! This awesome four-day festival is going to feature lots of workshops, concerts, showcases, old-time dances and more! Find out more below. Event Date: Thursday (Aug. 8th) to Saturday (Aug.10th)


[BC] Top 5 Authentic Japanese Restaurants You Must-Try in Vancouver

Are you craving authentic Japanese cuisine? Want to know where to find the best Japanese food in Vancouver? As you know, there are a wide variety of different Japanese restaurants in Vancouver but only a few tend to stick out to foodies. Form the tasty Sake-Tei, Sushi and Sashimi to

[NB] Experience the Stunning Highland Games & Scottish Festival

A beloved Scottish festival is coming back to New Brunswick with lots of fun activities, performances, food, and drinks! Ever since their first event in 1981, Highland Games and Scottish festival has been attracting more and more people each year. The festival was first held in Oromocto but then moved to

[BC] Theatre Under the Stars Summer 2019 Shows!

Watch both the stars and these 2 plays this summer! View this post on Instagram Did you see our #giveaway? 💥 #EntertoWin a pair of #TUTS2019 Subscriptions! Get tickets to #MammaMia! and Disney's #Newsies PLUS exchange insurance and programmes. 🦝 TO ENTER: #Tag the #BroadwayBuddy you want to bring AND

[BC] Discover Top 5 Authentic Korean Restaurants of Vancouver

Looking for authentic Korean restaurants but don’t want the hassle of traveling to Korea? Don’t worry because there are plenty of tasty Korean cuisines right here in Vancouver. Out of the numerous number of Korean restaurants in Vancouver, the 5 below stand out the most as they’ve managed to satisfy


[QC] Just For Laughs: Montreal Comedy Festival!

Just For Laughs has been hosting comedy festivals in different places across Canada since 1983. This year, the festival will take place in Montreal, Quebec from July 10th until the 28th, and will be hosting a variety of comedians from both Canada and abroad. This year, the lineup of comedians


[QC] Discover Quebec City’s 5 Finest Pastries

Known for its European charm, romantic ambiance and authentic French cuisine, Quebec City offers a number of tasty pastries for us foodies. If you want to enjoy exquisite French pastries without having to travel to France then head on to these top-notch pastries of Quebec City. The Bread Box View


[BC] Bard on the Beach: Vancouver’s Shakespeare Festival!

For their 30th summer, the Bard on the Beach festival is returning to Vancouver! View this post on Instagram Summer is already looking to be a scorcher – and we’re not just talking about the weather. From a craft beer festival to an adult prom night, we got your guide to


[SK] A Guide to the 4 Best Saskatchewan Food

Saskatchewan is a vast prairie province filled with exciting food inspired by different cultures. Although some dishes are unique to Saskatchewan, most of the food has been passed on from different cultures who’ve settled in the area. And thanks to this, you can enjoy lots of classic tasty food from Russia, Ukraine,

[AB] Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival

One of the largest festivals in Alberta is coming up soon! Ig @ alwaystequila Now entering its’ 22nd year of running, Rocky mountain wine & food festival expects lots of tasty samples, soothing drinks and more this year. Get ready, as professional chefs and winemakers from all over Calgary and Edmonton are

[BC] The 6 Best Seafood Restaurants in Vancouver!

Vancouver is a coastal city, meaning fresh seafood comes into the city every day! This fresh seafood can be found at numerous restaurants, and below we have a list of the top rated choices for feasting on seafood. Our picks range from casual fish and chips to fine dining with stunning


[NS] Experience the Maritime Culture at Pictou Lobster Carnival!

The 3-day long family-friendly festival is back! Pictou Lobster Carnival has a long history of joyous festivity. This festival was first held in 1934 and has become a signature event in Nova Scotia ever since. This 3-day long event held on July 5-7 celebrates the end of lobster fishing in


[BC] Affordable Restaurants for Couples in Vancouver

The diversity of Vancouver has resulted in many different cuisines, which led to the birth of a popular “hobby” amongst couples: eating out and trying new restaurants. While many of us love to try different food and Instagram the fascinating dishes in front of us, it definitely comes at the


[AB] The 2019 Summer Calgary Stampede!

The 2019 summer Calgary Stampede is right around the corner and is sure to draw a large crowd of tourists and residents alike! The Calgary Stampede has been a tradition in Canada for many years and over time has become incredibly popular. As for this stampede coming up, it will

[AB] Top 5 Banff Restaurants you MUST try

Welcome to Banff, a gorgeous town with lots of exciting restaurants! Among these restaurants lie 5 unique classic treasures for foodies like you and me. Learn more about the best unique restaurants Banff can offer below! The Balkan View this post on Instagram For Greek families, eating is all about


[CA] Studio Ghibli Fest: Catch The Best Anime Films Now in Canada!

Studio Ghibli is featuring its’ fabulous movies in Cineplex theatres from April 7th to December 16th thanks to GKIDS! Many of your favorite classics such as Spirited Away and Princess Mononoke will be available in theatres in dubbed and subbed versions. About Studio Ghibli Laputa: Castle in the Sky/credit: 1986


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