Simply the best: 5 great craft beer bars in Toronto

Simply the best: 5 great craft beer bars in Toronto

When it comes to beer in Toronto, let’s just say that locals take their brews seriously. Very seriously. With microbreweries and craft beer bars popping up all over the city, it might take you a few days of imbibing to find the best of the best (not that that’s a...

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Meet: Mike, our local expert in Toronto

Meet: Mike, our local expert in Toronto

Learn more about our guides around the globe — everything from what makes the perfect day in their city, to how they landed in tourism, to why they love working with Urban Adventures. On how he ended up in Toronto… This is my second round in Toronto. I originally moved...

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Going to the cottage: All about that Canadian tradition

Going to the cottage: All about that Canadian tradition

If you’re not from southern Ontario, it can be hard to understand the magical allure of a weekend “up north.” Toronto can be a non-stop place, where people say “I’m too busy” far too often and where long winters make those few summer weekends a treasure to be cherished. Locals...

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How to feel like a local in Toronto

How to feel like a local in Toronto

We caught up with local expert and Toronto Urban Adventures owner, Jason, to find out what it takes to feel like a local in Toronto. In a city as big and diverse as Toronto, there are so many things to do that it can be a bit overwhelming. So instead of...

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The positive side of hosting (half of) the world

The positive side of hosting (half of) the world

As the Pan / Parapan Am 2015 Games approach, host-city Toronto is buzzing with conversation. Some of it’s good, some of it’s bad, and most of it is about the expectation that getting around the city in Games time will be triple the hellish nightmare it already is. We don’t...

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How I survived the Honest Ed’s sign sale

How I survived the Honest Ed’s sign sale

Attention, lovers of Canadiana and Torontonian curiosities, or Toronto visitors looking for the ultimate local souvenir! You have a chance to own a piece of Toronto history! Round 2 of Honest Ed’s sign sale is taking place on Saturday, April 11 at 8 am and, having been a proud survivor of Round...

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Toronto’s best beers and beer pubs

Toronto’s best beers and beer pubs

The craft beer industry is booming in Ontario. For a local who knows which bars sell the good stuff, it’s fantastic. But for a visitor to Toronto, it might not be apparent where the good beer is, since the places with the biggest signs, the most advertising, and the loudest...

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