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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

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

Have you noticed how quick the foliage is changing colours these days? It’s time to go out and witness the amazing spectacle that fall offers us in Ottawa! Check out this list of events and share it with your family and friends! 1. Fall Rhapsody An exciting time of the year has arrived! Enjoy the…

61 events you won’t want to miss this weekend in Ottawa (Sept 22-24)

Fall is here!! The first weekend of fall brings us tons of events for all tastes in Ottawa! Music events, sport events, markets, races, fairs, food festivals and much more! Celebrate the arrival of the sweater weather! Check out this list and share it with your friends! 1. Carp Fair A full weekend of family…

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

This weekend is full of a great variety of events! Name it: aerial shows, ribs and poutine, music concerts, cultural events, fairs, outdoor movies, races, craft markets. Check out this post and share it with your friends! If you don’t want to miss anything ever, subscribe to my free newsletter (home page) to receive this…

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

With summer slipping away, we must exploit to the max these last weeks of the warmest season. Don’t you think? Check out these events and plan an awesome weekend! Share this post with your friends and let us know about any other event that we won’t want to miss! Have fun!! 1. Latin Sparks Festival…


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