Oktoberfest in Kitchener-Waterloo is a big deal – 700,000 people partake in the festivities, which run the gamut from the obvious (beer, polka and lots and lots of lederhosen) to the surprising and exciting (barrel races, archery, log sawing and human foosball tournaments).
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“Want to visit Guelph?” I ask my 20-something–year-old son. We felt an itch to escape the big city. Only an hour train ride from Continue Reading
Truro, Nova Scotia, is going through a huge revitalization. The downtown core has been seriously upgraded of late, and there are a host of new … Continue Reading