Why Use a Tour Guide Instead of an App

With travel apps delivering walking tours, historical information and other content right into the palm of your hand, it’s well worth asking why you should hire a tour guide when exploring somewhere new. A professional guide provides a live experience and personal touch that just cannot be replicated with technology. A professional tour guide will…

Walking the Cultural, University and Discovery District

The vibrant polychromatic Victorian Royal Conservatory juxtaposed with the Telus Centre

On this 2km excursion, you’ll see some of the most innovative buildings constructed in Toronto during the last decade, including those by international “starchitects” Frank Gehry and Daniel Liebeskind, along with several heritage gems.  Our walking tour takes us from the intersection of St. George and Bloor Streets, where the Annex, a historic residential neighbourhood,…

St. Lawrence Market and Environs

St. Lawrence Mkt

If you look closely at this late 20th century refashioning of a historic landmark into a modern, open-air emporium-cum-public gallery, Toronto’s history will literally come to life. The red and yellow brick centre block with its round-arched ground floor entry and windows is all that remains of Toronto’s second city hall, which was situated here…