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Tips for Visiting Ripley's Aquarium


This past Canada Day long weekend, my foodie partner-in-crime and I ventured to the big city of Toronto for a night to explore the sights and its many festivities. As we are both kids at heart, Ripley's Aquarium next to our hotel was at the top of the list. We wanted to be as strategic as possible for our visit and to be honest, avoid tourists and groups of children - so as always I did some research for the following tips for the best underwater experience.

So if you're like me and get quite anxious around large crowds, the following tips are for you when visiting one of Toronto’s hottest tourist attractions:

Skip The Line

Buy your tickets online ahead of time. Trust me on this one - you'll thank me later because who seriously likes to wait in line. At Ripley's, you have the option of picking you date and entry time, so it is quite flexible and allows for a smooth entrance without dealing with the stress of busy periods.

Tips for Visiting Ripley's Aquarium - Toronto

Take An Evening Tour

Seriously - this is probably the best tip you'll get. An evening tour at Ripley's = no wait, no children (for the most part) and almost no crowds (unless a holiday). During our visit, the aquarium closed at 11pm but with a last admissions around 9pm. This is the perfect chance to enjoy the sights of the different species in an almost serene ambiance. Take your time and enjoy the tranquil surroundings of sharks, jelly fish, sting rays and special hidden gems.

Bring A Camera

This is a no brainer. Though remember that the aquarium tends to be a tad dark and flash photography is not permitted, so test shots are key. This is your chance to get creative and play with different angles, lighting and silhouettes! The options are endless and come with a fully charged camera and lots of space on a memory card.

Tips for Visiting Ripley's Aquarium - Toronto

Take Your Time

I would recommend at least 2 ½ hours to fully explore Ripley's. Don't be shy - let your inner childhood shine through. This is youe opportunity to interact with displays and snap photos every few seconds but also anxiously wait for your favourite sea creature to swim by.

Tips for Visiting Ripley's Aquarium - Toronto

For more information, visit ww.ripleyaquariums.com/canada/
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Cheers to Summer Drink Days


Bring on the bathing suits, ice cream cones and tan lines - your favourite season is here! With summer coming into full swing, we’re all scrambling to stay cool while exploring. The Canada Day long weekend is fast approaching and it's the perfect time to celebrate with a drink in hand.

My drink of choice: McCafé Premium Roast Iced Coffee

With the daily grind of work and play, iced coffee certainly keeps me going all day with a refreshing boost of energy and at $1 a pop - you see why I am treating myself.

Cheers to Summer Drink Days

There are plenty of things to smile about this summer. Whether you are soaking up the sun at an outdoor music festival, enjoying warm summer nights watching movies under the stars or perhaps working into the night - grab your summer drink of choice from a real fruit smoothie to iced frappés and take a moment to unwind and celebrate the highlight of your day thanks to a McCafé drink.

This summer I'll be on a mission to discover new gems in my adoptive hometown of Kingston, Ontario. From unique alleyways to picturesque trails, I'll be sporting my new accessory - a McCafé iced coffee! You never know what you'll stumble upon like this street art tucked away behind a building.

Cheers to Summer Drink Days

Cheers to McDonalds Canada for sponsoring this post!
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Let's Get Cheesy: Edition 2017


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The annual Great Canadian Cheese Festival returned to the Crystal Palace for two days of cheesy goodness on June 3rd and 4th. Passionate cheesemakers and artisans alike gathered upon Prince Edward County where Canada's best featured more than 150 cheeses from across the nation - melted fondue, cheese wheels, gooey curds and water buffalo cheese, there was plenty of cheesy delights on offer.

Guests also enjoyed their sweet and savoury items with a variety of beverages, including wine, craft beer as well as cider, and even a Canadian favourite - Caesars. Talking about all things Canadian, chef Jamie Kennedy served up fries and braised-beef poutine. On a sweet note, desserts such as chocolates and coffee were also available to end off the event.

Regardless of your cheese preference there was no shortage of food to satisfy the huge crowds that funnelled through all weekend long. The cheese festival drew thousands of visitors, both locally and from major hot spots such as Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal!

As one of the largest artisan cheese shows in North America, the Great Canadian Cheese Festival has certainly earned its title. As a regular attendee, it was been quite amazing to see the growth of this event over the past seven years since its conception in 2011.


Local Favourites

MacKinnon Brothers Brewing Company, Three Dog Winery, Kingston Olive Oil Company, Seed to Sausage, Nick Allison Charcuterie Boards and lastly Wilton Cheese Factory.

Unique Additions

Deep friend cheese curds by Burger Revoltuion, cheesecake in a jar by The Cheesecakery Bakery and delicious local artisan cheese fondues by 1001 Fondues.

Ontario Water Buffalo Company

Sneak peek at my cheese haul:


Award Wining Canadian Cheeses

Cows Creamery of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island was the reigning champion this weekend. In 2006, the company branched out and began producing cheese. Cow’s cheesemaker, Armand Bernard, has proven the cheese factory is no side business – his Extra Old Cheddar and Avonlea Clothbound Cheddar have won rave reviews and awards from the Canadian Cheese Grand Prix and the American Cheese Society, with Avonlea taking the Cheese Of The Year Award in 2016 at the Canadian Cheese Awards.


Highlight of the Day

Deep friend cheese curds by Belleville's favourite joint - Burger Revolution!


What tickles my fancy about cheese?

The texture, smell and colour!


See you next year cheeseheads in Picton from June 2rd-3rd, 2018!
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Bringing Kingston Together For Victoria Park


As one of Canada’s most iconic and oldest cities, Kingston is proud to have such a vibrant population that is filled with history. It is home to creative minds, young professionals and families who relish in charming local gems and neighbourhood hang-out spots. From Instagram worthy coffee shops to our stunning waterfront, parks also play a vital component in bringing people together.

Community Love for Victoria Park

As summer approaches, things are changing - for the better and to spread community love! In recognition of Canada's 150th, the city of Kingston has taken part in the TD Common Ground Project flagship project of revitalizing Victoria Park, to help bring the community together.

Bringing Community Together For Revitalization of Victoria Park

Centrally located in proximity of our downtown core, Victoria Park holds a dear spot for many Kingstonians including myself. In the summer months, leagues are seen playing ball, students slacklining, evening barbecues, kids splashing around and students enjoying the sunshine. In the winter months, get your skates on as a community rink is installed and residents can be seen playing a good old game of hockey.

Residents are fortunate to have access to green space within Kingston, which sometimes is a rarity in other cities. As my adoptive hometown and a graduate of Queen's University, the ever so popular Victoria Park was my getaway for four years and still remains as I reside in a nearby neighbourhood.

The Revitalization

With a new season coming upon us, mother nature welcomes us with bright blue skies and Victoria Park will soon be reawakened from a slumber with this wonderful TD Common Ground Project to help foster a better and improved community space. Kington thrives on creativity and the enhancement of Victoria Park will be greatly noticed especially with its vision for upgrades.

The City of Kingston stated that the planned upgrades thanks to TD's contribution will create a modern yet more inviting space but also preserve the historic character of the well-loved park. 

Get ready for summer fun as new additions will include replacement of active recreational courts, urban water features with renewal process, designated picnic/bbq zones and my overall favourite - new trees will be planted to help with the beautification of the park and support the diversification of the existing mature tree canopy. More greenery all around!

Bringing Community Together For Revitalization of Victoria Park

Are you excited? I am looking forward to seeing this project come together, and how the community will embrace the revitalized space.

To learn more about the Victoria Park project, be sure to visit: TD Common Ground Project

Twitter: @TD_Canada 
Instagram: TD_Canada

#TDCommonGround

Thanks to TD and the TD Common Ground Project for sponsoring this post.
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Celebrate National Youth Week with Juvenis Festival


The city of Kingston is filled with talented young folks and this summer, Blue Canoe Productions is proud to once again present the 2017 Juvenis Festival, Kingston’s youth arts festival. The festival runs from April 29 to May 7 and they've got loads of amazing events planned.

The best part is that this is a true celebration of youth arts in our fabulous city and highlights the passion that Kingston youth hold. But most importantly creates an opportunity in our community for all those to show off their work, perform, share their talents and experiences and learn.

Not only will Juvenis allow young souls to act, sing and dance their heart out, but it will also allow others interested to attend workshops and panel talks to gain confidence in their interests and skills in the arts. Neat right?!


 If you have a chance this week, go out and support Juvenis Festival!

The 2017 Juvenis Festival Lineup:

Storefront Art Gallery

Storefront Art Gallery returns to a mystery location in downtown Kingston. The art gallery will be facilitated by 2 youth curators: Christopher Grant in partnership with the Union Gallery, and photographer Claudia Pawlak who will be highlighting artwork and a performance series by LGBTQ youth in the storefront space. The curators are accepting submissions from local artists between the ages of 13-30. The gallery will be open from April 29-May 7 .

Homeschooled: The Musical

An original musical written by Ryan Cowl about the trials and tribulations of transitioning into high school and university after being homeschooled all your life. Directed by Mike Sheppard, this piece will run for 6 performances in the Baby Grand Theatre from Saturday, April 29- Sunday April 30. This is a ticketed event.

Viva Voce: Good Vibrations

Blue Canoe’s storytelling coffeehouse returns with a special twist, teaming up with the Good Vibrations youth music coffeehouse at 99 York Street on Saturday, April 29 at 6pm.

Musiikki Performance Series

This mentorship opportunity will pair one young, budding musician with a professional musician under 30 for a series of 4 different concerts featuring a total of 8 musicians. The series will conclude with a rocking jam session that will include all of the featured musicians. Sunday April 30- Thursday May 4 at Musiikki Café.

Art at the Alibi

A series of artwork by youth from 13-30 will be installed at the Alibi throughout the entire month of May. In addition, there will be two 19+ Juvenis concert events at the Alibi featuring youth solo acts Kieran Labbe, Masha Nazina, Erika Lamon, and Evan Jackson on May 2 and May 4 at 9pm.

Juvy’s Movies: Rapid Reel & KFPL Youth Shorts

In partnership with Reelout Arts Project, the Kingston Canadian Film Festival and KFPL, a night of movie magic at the Screening Room on May 1, featuring the return of our 48 Film Competition and KFPL Youth Shorts.

The Poetry Show: Featuring Johnny MacRae

A Kingston Poetry Collective project, co-presented by Kingston WritersFest, The Poetry Show welcomes Vancouver-based Johnny MacRae; and an open mic show, held on Tuesday, May 2 at the Mansion.

Zombie Prom: The Musical

Blue Canoe’s all high school musical! This show features an all high school cast, crew and band. Zombie Prom is a 1950s horror comic book brought to life as a musical comedy film and then a stage production. May 3 to May 7 in the Baby Grand Theatre. This is a ticketed event.

UNFAMILIAR

An original dance piece, choreographed and directed by Kay Kenney. The show features a solo by Kay and a piece featuring cast of 7 local youth dancers, happening at the Studio Theatre in the Isabel Bader Centre from Thursday, May 4- Sunday, May 7. This is a ticketed event.

Battle of the Bands

Taking the coveted Friday night slot, the all-ages Battle will be held at the Ale House on Friday, May 5 at 7:30pm. Six youth bands of a variety of genres will perform before a panel of celebrity judges for the chance to win the top prize. Judges include Paul Langlois of the Tragically Hip, Miss Emily Fennell, Michael George, Zane Whitfield, and guest host Riley Jabour of 98.9 The Drive. This is a ticketed event.

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: The Play Series

This play series created by Scott Forster will uncover the depths of youth issues in the Kingston community that typically go unspoken. It features 4 original plays by youth about homelessness, post traumatic stress, abortion, and depression. Out of Sight, Out of Mind will be held at the Tett Centre Rehearsal Hall and will run for 5 performances from Saturday, May 6- Sunday, May 7. This is a ticketed event.


For festival schedule and more, visit www.juvenisfestival.ca
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Perfect Sweet Spring Treat


April showers bring May flowers!

Spring is upon us so let's celebrate with cupcakes evocative of the season. I'm quite excited about the lighter flavours of spring from raspberry to lemon and I've found the perfect local gal to satisfy my sweet tooth cravings. Meet Brianne of Bri Bakes Kitchen - a lover of all things pink. Her motto - there's always a reason to throw a party, so no wonder her passion involves crafting elaborate birthday cakes and decadent cupcakes.

What started off as a side hobby being highlighted on Instagram has now launched into a site in hopes Bri Bakes Kitchen Sweets find their way into your homes.

Bri Bakes Kitchen - Kingston Food


How pretty are these? Seriously who doesn't love a pop of colour and sprinkles!

Bri Bakes Kitchen - Kingston Food

Having a party? Or just having a night in with friends?

These will be the perfect way to end a long week!

Bri Bakes Kitchen - Kingston Food

 Order your fabulous creations now at www.bribakeskitchen.com

Bon appetit!
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Spring Welcomes New Shops in Downtown Kingston


The city of Kingston is awakening from the untempered  winter weather with some truly delightful and vibrant new spots in the downtown core. This spring, we welcome some new fun filled additions within the same block that certainly require mention and will be at the top of your bucket list.

NORTHSIDE espresso + kitchen

Inspired by the thriving cafe culture of Melbourne, Australia, Northside is located in the old but beautiful Turk's building on Princess Street. This cafe is where breakfast is served all day, coffee is a way of life and bright vibes can be found. 

Where: 281 Princess Street, Kingston, ON

NORTHSIDE espresso + kitchen Kingston Ontario

The food is seriously delicious and Instagram worthy!

NORTHSIDE espresso + kitchen Kingston Ontario

Freshii

This new spot is all about making healthy eating convenient and affordable by offering fresh and nutritious meal choices that energize people on the go. So if you're a fan of buddha bowls, smoothies or energy bits, Freshii was made for you!

Where: 275 Princess St, Kingston, ON

Freshii Kingston Ontario

The Pangoa bowl is highly recommended - it is the perfect combo of fresh with an extra kick of spice.

Freshii Kingston Ontario

New Brunch Menu at Stone City Ale

Though in operation for over 2 years, Stone City Ale has always been a favourite of mine and better yet, it has recently offered a scrumptious but simple Sunday brunch menu. From breakfast bao, waffles, poached egg over hash with sweet potato, more options now include shakshuka, citrus salad and a vegan breakfast taco. This locale is perfect community hang out and a great supporter of local farmers and suppliers

Where: 275 Princess St, Kingston, ON

Stone City Ale Kingston Ontario

-xoxo
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The Perfect Day in Reykjavik Iceland


After a whirlwind trip to Iceland last year, I definitely caught the travel bug and am already planning my next trip. Beautiful in its own way - Iceland was truly reminiscent of another world with its uninhabited landscape of jagged lava rock, fields of brightly coloured green moss, hot springs, towering waterfalls, glaciers, and volcanoes.

But it also is home to a vibrant chic capital called Reykjavik.

The Perfect Day in Reykjavik Iceland

For being such a small city, Reykjavik offers quite a lot of architecture, activities and to be honest strange things. It’s artsy, it’s sophisticated, but also traditional and old and pretty much everything is within walking distance.

You'll instantly fall in love with this city along the shoreline - get ready to have your camera glued to your hand as every corner is filled with hidden gems.

When You Arrive

So, you’ve arrived on an early flight to Keflavik Airport. How do you get to Reykjavik? Well, it's as simple as booking your airport transportation through Flybus in advance. It was easy enough to book our tickets online, indicate your arrival date and voila! Buses depart Keflavik Airport 35-40 minutes after every flight arrival so stretch your legs a bit, enjoy the pleasures of a beverage, browse the restaurants and get a glance at what Iceland has to offer.

The Perfect Day in Reykjavik Iceland

Enjoy a Morning Coffee

Need a kick of caffeine? Well Reykjavik has a thriving coffee scene that doesn't involve a Starbucks. Sorry to burst your bubble but this city delights itself in the simple pleasures of coffee and unwinding. A favourite by locals, Reykjavik Roasters is a coffee shop that should be visited if you have an appreciation for high-quality coffee and a sweet tooth!

The Perfect Day in Reykjavik Iceland

Admire Hallgrimskirkja

You won’t miss this one. Hallgrimskirkja is the tallest church in Iceland and perhaps the most iconic part of the Reykjavik skyline. The style of the building is supposed to resemble the lava flows of the Icelandic landscape.

 At the top of every tourists list is this stunning church - not only is the building quite the spectacular sight, it also offers great views from the top of the building overlooking the whole city for an added cost, while the church itself is free to enter.

The Perfect Day in Reykjavik Iceland


Shop for Wool

Love the warmth of wool and fond of knitting? Well you're in luck as the country is home to Icelandic sheep and less than thirty minutes outside of Reykjavik, you will find Alafos Wool Factory where buying wool is far cheaper than purchasing an iconic Lopi sweater found at most tourist shops and duty-free at the airport.

The Perfect Day in Reykjavik Iceland

The Perfect Day in Reykjavik Iceland

Discover the Street Art

Known for it's creative and artistic culture - street art around the city of Reykjavik is evidence of just that and unlike other cities, openly embraced. Large murals cover the sides of buildings and walls at city parks. The endless display of colourful art is easily consumed by locals and tourists. As you stroll through the streets, admire the character of the city especially on Laugavegur, as presented through its unique artwork.

The Perfect Day in Reykjavik Iceland

The Perfect Day in Reykjavik Iceland

The Perfect Day in Reykjavik Iceland

Visit the Harbourfront

A scenic stroll along the waterfront is must. With the serene mountain views of Esjan in the distant across the water, the iconic Sun Voyager sculpture or the old shipping harbour - you will be in for a treat. With a mix of modern and old - you'll be surprised with edible delights, unique architecture and cute boutiques.

The Perfect Day in Reykjavik Iceland

 Visit the Harpa Concert Hall

Definitely check out Harpa, the modern glass and metal concert hall on the waterfront. You can’t miss it - its futuristic framework is quite beautiful. A place to be admired from not only the outside, Harpa allows visitors to wander around inside and marvel at its splendid design.

The Perfect Day in Reykjavik Iceland

Capture the Iconic Sun Voyager

Known to Icelanders as Sólfar, this ship sculpture is a tribute to the sun and represents the promise of undiscovered territory and freedom. Located only a few blocks away from the downtown core, this makes for a great evening stroll along the waterfront.

The Perfect Day in Reykjavik Iceland

Stunning Architecture

Reykjavik's architecture is consumed by modern flare with touch of traditional influences. The city is known for its unexpected yet charming buildings with incredible personality that takes inspiration from the rich and dramatic landscapes.

The Perfect Day in Reykjavik Iceland

The Perfect Day in Reykjavik Iceland

The Perfect Day in Reykjavik Iceland

The Perfect Day in Reykjavik Iceland

The Perfect Day in Reykjavik Iceland

Where To Eat

Reykjavik is a beautiful city with amazing things to do, and exploring it can be pretty tiring. So what better way to relax and recharge than grabbing a bite to eat. While dining out can be quite expensive, diving into the unique food scene is a must.

From quaint vegan spots such as Kaffi Vínyl to restaurants mastering the perfect bowl of fresh fish soup at Reykjavik Fish or staying the night and enjoying bone marrow at Kex hostel, Reykjavik's cuisine is like no other.

The Perfect Day in Reykjavik Iceland

Relax at Blue Lagoon

No trip to Iceland is complete without a visit to the Blue Lagoon before heading out of town. This is your chance to relax and unwind in the soothing, blue waters at Iceland's most popular dream oasis. If this isn't on your bucket list, then my friend it should be!

To make your trip worthwhile, pre-book your tickets for their opening time slot of 8AM and avoid the crowds. Don't forget to bring your own flip flops and microfibre towel - these two items will come in quite handy if you'll be staying at a hostel in Reykjavik.

The Perfect Day in Reykjavik Iceland

Stay tuned as I share more posts about my adventures in Iceland!

-xoxo
Rosalyn Gambhir
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McDonald’s All Day Breakfast


What’s cracking at McDonald’s?

Well if you're a breakfast lover then you're in luck my friends - select McDonald’s across Canada are now serving breakfast all day, every day! So no more disappointments when that 11 a.m. mark rolls around and you can't satisfy your breakfast craving anymore.

McDonald’s Canada All Day Breakfast

The Egg McMuffin 

The prime suspect when ordering off the breakfast menu, this contender boasts one freshly cracked, large Canada Grade A egg topped with Canadian bacon and a slice of tasty processed cheddar cheese, sitting happily on a toasted English muffin.

McDonald’s Canada All Day Breakfast

So whether I'm running late or need a pick me up, this classic meal which I've enjoyed since I was a youngster along with other breakfast selections can now be enjoyed at any hour. Seriously time loses all meaning - get what you want, when you want it.

To top it off, you can mix and match your favourite McDonald’s menu items - feeling a McWrap and a Hash brown? Go right ahead.

Say hello to breakfast on your terms at whenever o’clock!

McDonald’s Canada All Day Breakfast

Thank you McDonalds Canada for sponsoring this post!
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Top 10 Old School Date Ideas


I'll preface this by saying that I don't quite believe in Valentine's Day as everyday of the year should be filled with love and happiness towards whom ever you cherish the most. But yet again,  another year, another Valentine’s Day. While the pressure is on to find the cutest gift out there, why not gift the pleasure of an experience for two!

Top 10 Old School Date Ideas

While cuddling and Netflix is great, it’s always a nice idea to wow your bae every once in a while. Keep things interesting, mix it up a little and do the unexpected that isn't Valentine's Day. And I don’t mean a dozen over-priced roses that will be dead in two weeks or a box of chocolates that you'll devour in three seconds. Break the cycle, folks!

This year, let's take a step back and kick it up a notch old school style - here are my top 10 date ideas for the season:

1. Hit Up a Burger Joint and Sip on Milkshakes

Thankfully we are blessed to be a city that is filled with restaurants so hitting up an old fashioned diner isn't too hard - from Tommy's, Harper's Burger Bar to the Works Burger Bistro. Falling in love over a milkshake? Yes please! And don't forget to ask for two straws!

Top 10 Old School Date Ideas

2. Strike Out at Cloverleaf Lanes

This is a no brainer - looking for some fun but with a bit of competitive edge? Then head on over to Cloverleaf Lanes for a friendly game of bowling. Double date? Why not - the more the merrier when it comes to this get together.

3. Spend The Night In

Now days it's all about Netflix and chill, but why not head down to Classic Video on Clarence St with your special someone and pick out an old TV series for the night! Perhaps Dawson Creek or Save By The Bell? Don't forget the popcorn and sodas!

4. Board Games at The Alibi

Sometimes, a great date night can be as simple as pulling out a board game. All you really need are a few excellent game choices for 2 players on hand that aren’t gathering dust. Don't have any on hand? Then head on over to The Alibi located on Princess St in downtown Kingston for a pint or a fancy drink for the lady while enjoying their endless supplies of boardgames. From Scrabble to Cards Again Humanity, the night may just turn into making friends with the table next to you!

Top 10 Old School Date Ideas


5. People Watch While Sipping on a Fancy Drink

What better way to spend time with your other half then sipping on cocktails and creating hilarious subtitles for those around you. If you're a couple that loves to laugh then concocting silly situations is right up your alley - seriously give it a try!

Top 10 Old School Date Ideas

6. Arcade Games at Barcadia

Let's step back in time into a retro pinball and video game arcade - say hello to Barcadia. This is your chance to unleash your inner kid as you battle out your date and test their competitive side, and use it to flirt as well (obviously). Not a huge gamer? Don't worry you'll never be bored here - there's lots of cool items for newbies as well.

7. Be a Tourist

Living in the fabulous city of Kingston - there is always somewhere new to discover. Take your love for your partner and mesh it together. Remind yourself why you love living where you live by doing all the tourist things you just couldn’t pull yourself to do alone. Check out this list here for ideas!

Top 10 Old School Date Ideas

8. Indulge in Local Ice Cream

Holding hands while eating ice cream? The cutest date ever. Whatever the season is - nothing beats a enjoying local goodness in a cone. Summer time? Head to White Mountain on Kingston St while in the winter nestle into the quaint Sipps Coffee and Dessert Bar for a taste of the County with their campfire ice cream from the amazing Slickers.

Better yet, try going on the hunt for Mr. Nice Cream - the ice cream truck from your childhood and indulge in a large twist soft serve with rainbow sprinkles with the person that you love.

Top 10 Old School Date Ideas


9. Afternoon Tea at Delightfully Different Tea Room

Not as popular anymore but who doesn't love bite size sandwiches, fine china and scones? Although you may not have your own parlor room, sharing a cup of tea on an afternoon is a cute, romantic gesture that doesn’t require an extravagant setup. Delightfully Different Tea Room recently opened up next to Martello Alley and would make a wonderful spot to enjoy tea for two.


Top 10 Old School Date Ideas

10. Live Music at the Grad Club

Probably one of my favourite places in Kingston for live music - the Grab Club near Queen's University campus is the go-to spot for indie folk bands that you and your date can groove to. Old school or not, this will definitely create a bond between you and your date!

What are some of your favourite old school date ideas?

- xoxo
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