Orleans: beauty and nature in the east end of Ottawa

When my husband was exploring the idea of moving to Ottawa, various neighborhoods came to mind. They were Nepean, Kanata and Orleans, all basically residential, family-oriented neighborhoods. I didn’t have any part in choosing the neighborhood. I didn’t know the city and he was the Canadian one, so I let him make the decision, AfterContinue reading “Orleans: beauty and nature in the east end of Ottawa”

The 10 best elementary schools in Ottawa

One of the things that I like the most in Canada is that most kids go to the school nearest to their homes. These are often within walking distance, but the students can also use bikes or take the school bus. It’s easier and stress-free. Who wants to drive for half an hour or moreContinue reading “The 10 best elementary schools in Ottawa”