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

The long weekend is coming! Yay!! What are you planning to do? Don’t miss sharing in the amazing spectacle that Mother Nature offers us. Every spot in the city and those in the surrounding areas are starting to look stunning! Let’s have a look at what is happening this weekend in Ottawa. If you knowContinue reading “12 events you won’t want to miss this weekend in Ottawa”

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

Looking for ideas of what to do this weekend?? Check out this list of events. There are music festivals, food events, sports, markets, and street parties! There is no excuse to stay home! 1. Latin Sparks Festival. Canada’s largest Latin dance party was born in Ottawa in 2012 as a small gathering on Sparks StreetContinue 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

I can’t believe that we are already in the middle of August! Let’s make the most of the last weeks of summer! Here is a list of events for this weekend in the capital region. 1. Capital Pride This event celebrates inclusion and diversity, and the 2SLGTBQ+ community. The main event is the colourful PrideContinue reading “8 events you won’t want to miss this weekend in Ottawa”

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”

Expectations vs reality: What you should know if you’re moving to Canada

For everyone who has decided to emigrate, settling down in a new country is the adventure of our lives. Emigrating can be seen as a long held dream come true, but at the same time as a big risk or a huge mistake. No matter how good your research is before emigrating to Canada, manyContinue reading “Expectations vs reality: What you should know if you’re moving to Canada”

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”

Living in Ottawa: Pros and cons

Ottawa is no doubt a very beautiful city. It’s a mix of historic and majestic buildings in its downtown core, surrounded by luscious forests and crossed by three waterways. I’ve always thought that the urban designers did a great job in designing Canada’s capital. But as everything in life, nothing is perfect and no cityContinue reading “Living in Ottawa: Pros and cons”

Cost of living: Is Ottawa an expensive city?

Many people who think of Ottawa as a possible city to move to, wonder what is the cost of living, especially compared to other major cities in Canada. The truth is that Ottawa is not an expensive city when compared to Toronto or Vancouver, But on the other hand it isn’t exactly  a cheap cityContinue reading “Cost of living: Is Ottawa an expensive city?”