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Hottest Travel Destinations of 2012

 

 

 

Outlet: Travel & Leisure
Writer: Jonathan Durbin
January 2012
If all you know of Toronto is that it’s clean, safe, and able to double for New York City on film, then you haven’t been here in a while. The city has undergone a dramatic change in the past few years, led by remarkably hip restaurant, fashion, and nightlife scenes. Three locals give T+L their take on Toronto’s new style. More
 
 
Toronto Rises as the New Capital of Cool

 

 

 

Outlet: The Huffington Post
Writer: Lauri Lyons
July 20, 2010
If your idea of Canada is dominated by maple syrup, hockey, flannel shirts or the G-20 Summit, it's time to discover Toronto as the new capital of Cool. Toronto boasts a population of five million people, 200 ethnic groups and 130 languages. Each year the city absorbs approximately 50,000 immigrants, making it Canada's largest city and surprisingly one of the most culturally diverse communities in North America. More
 
 
A Toronto District Gets Creative

 

 

 

Outlet: The New York Times
Writer: Jonathan Vatner
July 18, 2010
On weekends, King Street West between Spadina Avenue and Bathurst Street is like one long fashion runway, with its see-and-be-seen restaurants, bars and clubs. During the week, it's where a group of particularly creative local residents work, in entertainment and design, and where many live, too, in the loft-style condo developments sprouting up by the day. King West feels like one of those glamorous, tourist-friendly neighborhoods that was once to be avoided, like the meatpacking district in New York. More
 
 
Destination: Toronto Chic

 

 

 

Outlet: Endless Vacation
Writer: Hilary Davidson
Summer 2010
Toronto is an intriguing mix of old and new. Stroll through the downtown core of Canada’s largest city and you’ll discover Georgian and Victorian buildings alongside cutting-edge modern design such as the recent Frank Gehry renovation to the Art Gallery of Ontario. The shopping scene reflects this duality: It’s a favorite hunting ground for collectors of antiques and vintage clothes, and it also offers the best of contemporary international and local talent. Here are three great neighborhoods for browsing and buying. Just don’t be surprised if you return with something old and something new. More
 
 
Celebrating all things Harry Potter

 

 

 

Outlet: The Buffalo News
Writer: Jessica Lewis
May 9, 2010
Magic is within a Quidditch fling of Buffalo. This summer, the Harry Potter exhibition is making its home at the Ontario Science Centre. Visitors can immerse themselves in over 400 props, sets and costumes from the movie series and throw a quaffle into a hoop like a wizard in a Quidditch game. This will be the tour’s closest stop to Buffalo. It has previously shown in Chicago and Boston. More
 
 
Welcome to Leslieville, Toronto's Next Big Neighborhood

 

 

 

Outlet: Budget Travel
Writer: Heather Greenwood Davis
May 2010 issue
Once a gritty strip of garages and hardware stores, Queen Street East has softened its edges to become a haven for foodies and young families. More
 
 
Toronto CityPASS Helps Summer Travelers Save on Toronto's Top Attractions

 

 

 

Outlet: Forbes.com
Writer: Deborah H. Wakefield
April 21, 2010
Canada's largest and most cosmopolitan city pulses with creative energy, international charm, magnificent architecture and natural beauty. Visitors can whisk to the top of one of the world's tallest towers, window-shop their way through the Fashion District, or enjoy a few of the city's 1,500 parks. Plus, the weather is fine -- Toronto is located farther south than the French Riviera. And Toronto CityPASS makes this center of Canadian glamour and moviemaking all the more affordable by offering discounted admission to the city's essential attractions: CN Tower, opulent Casa Loma, Ontario Science Centre, Royal Ontario Museum and the Toronto Zoo. More
 
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