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Lonely Planet Picks The Top 10 Countries To Visit In 2020

If you are looking for vacation ideas for your next trip, Lonely Planet has posted their list of the top 10 countries to visit in 2020. From Bhutan, to Macedonia, Aruba and Costa Rica, the destinations they have chosen have a little something for everyone. The top location on their list is Bhutan, which they […]

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Major Andy Warhol Exhibit Coming To The AGO

Be prepared to get a dose of Pop Culture in 2021. The AGO has announced that a major exhibition of the works of Andy Warhol will begin in March of that year, and it will reconsider “the personal, social and political backdrop that influenced Warhol’s groundbreaking art.” 

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Grace Is Gone Is A Thrilling Page-Turner

Imagine hopping next door one day to deliver a package of used clothing to your neighbours, only to find one of them brutally murdered and her teenage, disabled daughter missing. That’s the premise of the new novel by Emily Elgar, Grace Is Gone, and it’s a page-turner that will keep your imagination running from start to finish.

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Pantone Names Classic Blue Their Color of the Year For 2020

Is your house looking for a fresh, new look for the new year, but you can’t decide which colour to go with? Or perhaps you are shopping for a new car, but each colour looks just as good as the next. Well Pantone can help, as they’ve named Classic Blue as their recommended colour of choice for the year.

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What’s Coming Up In 2020

Tomorrow is not only just a new day, and a new year, but a new decade as well. 2020 has been talked about for a long time now, with dreams of flying cars and space trips, and while many of those things won’t be happening in the New Year, there are still plenty of cool things to look forward to. Here are some of our favourites.

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Good Girls Lie By J.T. Ellison Is A Twisty Thriller Well Worth The Read

J.T. Ellison has taken us here before. The New York Times and USA Today best-selling author knows how to draw readers in, and hold them tight as she weaves her dark, psychological tale. Her latest thriller, Good Girls Lie is more of what you’d expect from one of her novels and yet different enough that you can’t see everything is coming.

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Tarryn Fisher’s The Wives Will Keep You Guessing

Just before the start of the New Year a new novel by best-selling author Tarryn Fisher hits the shelves, and it very well could be the most talked about novel of 2020. It’s called The Wives, and it’s the type of novel that you need to keep reading until you pass judgement on it.

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A Hollywood Holiday!

The holidays are a magical time in Tinseltown. From lights, camera, (and festive) action, Real Style is guiding your sleigh to all of our go-to spots. Warning: you might not want to leave a lit up Lalaland.     SAVOR: Forget about a white Christmas—we’re dreaming of a pink one at The Beverly Hills Hotel! […]

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Award Winning Photographer Caitlin Cronenberg’s Collection Of Photographs On Display At Broadview Hotel

The Broadview Hotel represents one of Toronto’s considerable transformations. The evolution of the hotel continues with the addition of art in the form of photographs by notable Canadian photographer Caitlin Cronenberg. We caught up with Cronenberg as she gave us a tour of the hotel’s permanent collection of her work which guests can discover at the elevator banks at each floor and on the walls of the hotel’s restaurant bar.

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Where To Ring In The New Year In Canada

It’s hard to believe that 2019 is already coming to a close and that we will be welcoming in a new decade in under a month’s time. Of course while you are amid all the hustle and bustle of the festive season, you also need to take a moment or two to figure out what you want to do to ring in the New Year. Thankfully there are always plenty of things to choose from. Here are some of our favourite places in Canada to celebrate.

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London’s National Gallery Exhibits Single Da Vinci Painting In A Unique Way

Leonardo Da Vinci was a true renaissance man. He was a painter (most famously known for “Mona Lisa” and “The Last Supper”), a scientist and an inventor. He passed away over 500 years ago, but his work is still discussed and exhibited every day. Even so, galleries are still finding unique ways to display his artwork, such as the immersive experience London’s National Gallery has devised.

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Ian Williams Wins 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize For His Novel Reproduction

Last night at the 26th annual Scotiabank Giller Prize awards ceremony, hosted by Canadian singer-songwriter Jann Arden, author Ian Williams was named the winner for his novel Reproduction. On top of the esteem that comes with winning, Williams also receives a $100,000 prize courtesy of Scotiabank. 

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Top Holiday 2019 Events Across Canada

Let’s face it, whether you love them or not, the holiday season is almost upon us. Stores have started playing Christmas music, parades have started running down main streets and the Hallmark Channel is playing holiday films all day long. While you may or may not have started with your Christmas shopping yet, you may want to start thinking of places you want to head out to over the next few weeks. Here are some of our favourites.

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Toys R Us Canada Introduces Snapchat Augmented Reality Experience

Toys R Us as a whole may have been struggling for the last couple of years, but the retailer has been standing its ground in Canada. Part of the reason why, is because it has been bringing unique experiences to its customer base and keeping abreast of the times. Now, the company has announced that it has partnered with Snapchat Portal Lens to create a unique augmented reality experience for its customers that can be accessed anywhere and anytime through the Snapchat app.

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Fun Things To Do In November

November’s one of those months where it’s not too cold to still go outside and enjoy a walk, yet not warm enough to keep the windows open all day or take a dip in the pool. That of course makes it a little tough to figure out what there is to do with your time, […]

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