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I’m Carla Salazar, a Lima-born journalist who has been living in Ottawa since 2018. Right from the beginning, I fell absolutely in love with Ottawa, and I want all newcomers to feel the same! Through this blog you will find out why Ottawa is a great place to live; what are its best features; what are its most popular festivals and events, and other interesting facts about the beautiful capital of Canada!

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Latest Posts

34 events you won’t want to miss this weekend in Ottawa

The first weekend of June brings us a huge number of awesome events in Ottawa. There is something for everyone! The warm months in the capital are the busiest of the year. Have a look at this list and start planning your weekend! 1. Doors Open Ottawa The largest architectural and heritage celebration in Ottawa.…

23 events you won’t want to miss this weekend in Ottawa

The last weekend in May brings some exciting events for all of us. The weather is going to be beautiful! No excuses for not participating in these iconic springtime events in Ottawa. Which ones are you going to go to? Don’t forget to share this post with your friends! 1. The Great Glebe Garage Sale…

20 events you won’t want to miss this weekend in Ottawa

It`s the Victoria Day long weekend! Did you know that this weekend is considered the start of the summer season? Many people open and start preparing their cottages and cabins for the summer on the Victoria Day long weekend. How exciting! Have a look at this list of events happening in Ottawa! 1. RCMP Canadian…

8 great June events in Ottawa you should know about

If you have been enjoying Ottawa’s events in May so far, check out this list of events and mark them on your calendar for June. These are the most high-profile events in June and you won’t want to miss them! My recommendation: start planning and saving the dates. In many cases, booking is required even…


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