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

This weekend marks the end of a fantastic holiday season. Did you enjoy it? If you haven’t visited the most popular Christmas attractions in Ottawa, this is your last chance. Take advantage of the mild weather! Let’s have a look at them! 1. Winter Lights Across Canada Go for a stroll around downtown and enjoyContinue reading “14 events you won’t want to miss this weekend in Ottawa”

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

Christmas weekend is around the corner. If you didn’t have time to check out the holiday attractions in Ottawa, this is your chance to do so. Have a look at this list! 1. Ottawa Christmas Market If you haven’t visited this market, this is your last chance! Shop from over 35 vendors, enjoy live music,Continue reading “16 events you won’t want to miss this weekend in Ottawa”

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

We’re fast approaching Christmas and most definitely the holiday vibes are everywhere in Ottawa! Here’s a list of one-day events as well as Christmas attractions that run continually until the first week of January. Take a look! 1. Breakfast with Santa Join Santa for a hearty pancake breakfast! Proceedings will provide opportunities for children andContinue reading “20 events you won’t want to miss this weekend in Ottawa”

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

Christmas is here!! The first three events in this list are big holiday traditions in Ottawa! Immerse yourself in the awesome holiday spirit and have fun!! Let’s have a look at what we have this last weekend of November in Ottawa! 1. Ottawa Christmas Market It will run for 5 weekends until Christmas. There willContinue reading “22 events you won’t want to miss this weekend in Ottawa”

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

We are getting close to December and the Christmas events are popping up all around Ottawa! What a joyful and awesome time of the year! Newcomers and long-time Ottawa residents, check out this list of events! 1. Help Santa Toy Parade This parade is a long-time tradition in Ottawa that is back this year forContinue reading “18 events you won’t want to miss this weekend in Ottawa”

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

This weekend we have a wide variety of events in the capital. That takes in an impressive aerobatic show, a ribfest, a wellness fair, craft and handmade markets, dog fairs, races, a musical festival, some theater, an equestrian competition and even more. Check out this list! 1. Aero Gatineau Ottawa Above and Beyond. This isContinue reading “16 events you won’t want to miss this weekend in Ottawa”

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

It’s the middle of the week, but are you already looking forward to the weekend? This weekend we have three cultural festivals: from India, Palestine and Greece, one big fair, a fireworks show that continues, a market, a street festival at Byward Market, and a multicultural festival in Gatineau. Check this list out! 1. The GreatContinue reading “8 events you won’t want to miss this weekend in Ottawa”

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

Two months ago, I started to post regularly on my Instagram account about the numerous events held in Ottawa in the summer. These weekly posts have been welcomed by my Instagram followers, so I decided to start doing the same thing on my website. If you are a newcomer in Ottawa or a long-time resident,Continue reading “7 events you won’t want to miss this weekend in Ottawa”

8 everyday tasks that are a struggle for newcomers during Canada’s winter

When you don’t know the winters in Canada, you can hardly imagine what it is really like to experience temperatures below zero. It’s something that you only learn when you come and live your first Canadian winter. For example I couldn’t have ever imagined that smiling on a windy winter day could make your teethContinue reading “8 everyday tasks that are a struggle for newcomers during Canada’s winter”

My first year blogging about Ottawa from an immigrant’s perspective

It’s been a year since I started a blog with a funny name. When I started writing “Ottawa is not boring”, I didn’t imagine how long I was going to keep writing it. The teacher told us to write a blog about a topic we felt passionate about. I didn’t have to think a lot,Continue reading “My first year blogging about Ottawa from an immigrant’s perspective”