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

Summer has ended and with it the massive number of events and festivals that we had during the warmest months. It was fun, right? But fall brings a truly exciting natural event; the most colourful landscapes you’ve ever imagined, along with other seasonal activities like apple and pumpkin picking, and haunted walks, as Halloween approaches.Continue reading “14 events you won’t want to miss this weekend in Ottawa”

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

Can you believe this is the last weekend of September??!! And it’s also the beginning of Fall! But that doesn’t mean the cool events in Ottawa are over. Check out at these awesome events. How many are you going to attend? 1. Ottawa Asian Fest Late Summer Edition. Did you miss the Asian Fest NightContinue reading “20 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”

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

It’s September, and summer is slipping away very fast! Are you feeling the change? But it’s not over yet, so let’s continue making weekend plans to make the most of these last days of summer! Have a look at these events! 1. Hot Air Balloon Festival. This event in Gatineau is hotly anticipated at theContinue reading “10 events you won’t want to miss this long weekend in Ottawa”

Top 10 study spots for students in Ottawa in 2022

Canada is nowadays one of the most desirable destinations to study abroad, due to the quality of its education, the affordability of its universities compared to other countries, and because it’s a way to emigrate to Canada. Did you know that among the five top student-friendly Canadian cities is Ottawa? The capital of Canada isContinue reading “Top 10 study spots for students in Ottawa in 2022”

Five common household problems in Canadian homes

When one is an immigrant in Canada and comes from a country with very different weather in comparison, a lot of things related to Canadian houses are going to be new to you and maybe even cause a few surprises. I, for example, was not familiar with the functioning of heating or air conditioning systemsContinue reading “Five common household problems in Canadian homes”

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”

14 great waterfront parks in Ottawa to enjoy the city

One of the best things about Ottawa is the great vast green areas, natural and man-made, in Canada’s capital. Its public parks are beautifully designed and landscaped, inviting residents to enjoy every single minute during the warmer months. The most beautiful parks in the city are the ones that are somehow connected to water: rivers,Continue reading “14 great waterfront parks in Ottawa to enjoy the city”

The 14 best things about living in Ottawa

Since moving to Ottawa in 2018 I have become quite fond of the city. I think Canada’s capital meets all the characteristics anyone would look for in finding the best city in Canada, that is, the ideal place to live. That’s my personal view of course. If you have kids, and you’re an active personContinue reading “The 14 best things about living in Ottawa”

Eight Canadian habits and cultural differences that immigrants have to learn

Emigrating is not an easy thing for anyone. Starting a new life in a different country, immersing oneself in a different culture and using a different language presents many challenges. It can range from getting used to new habits to facing big cultural shocks. Moving to Canada is a big dream for many but whenContinue reading “Eight Canadian habits and cultural differences that immigrants have to learn”