LIFESTYLE




Cirque Du Soleil Corteo Is A Magical Experience

Cirque Du Soleil’s visit to Toronto is an annual event, and when they skipped the big top experience in the late summer / early fall it felt like somehow the year just wasn’t right. Thankfully the touring show is in Toronto this weekend at the Scotiabank Arena from the 12th – 16th with Corteo, and although you don’t get to see the show under the big top, it’s an event you won’t want to miss. 

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A Room For Fall Seasons

  With fall upon us, say Colin and Justin, and summer’s warm breath a distant memory, it’s time to cozy up ahead of the mercury’s further descent. Go on, layer on those thick, textural sweaters, turn up the thermostat and enjoy Mother Nature at her autumnal finest.  You know you want to.  Hey, we love wrapping […]

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Interview: Mardi Michels, Author, In the French Kitchen with Kids

Real Style recently had the chance to chat with author and teacher Mardi Michels about her new book In the French Kitchen with Kids: Easy, Everyday Dishes for the Whole Family to Make and Enjoy and her love of French cuisine.    Real Style: What do you love about French cooking and French cuisine? Mardi Michels: I […]

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The Aurora Winter Festival In Toronto Is A Beautiful Escape From The City

You can tell when winter, and more specifically the Christmas holidays have arrived when winter festivals start popping up all across Canada. Some have been running for many years, yet each year new ones start appearing. Starting today The Aurora Festival in Toronto at Ontario Place makes its premiere, and its a beautiful way to spend an evening out with the family.

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Esi Edugyan Wins The 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize

The Scotiabank Giller Prize has been handed out for 25 years, recognizing excellence in Canadian fiction. Not only does the recipient win the award, but they also get a cash prize of $100,000.00. Last night author Esi Edugyan took home the award for her novel Washington Black, which happened to be the second time she had won it.

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Toronto’s Museum Of Illusions Is A Fun Way To Trick Your Mind

Toronto’s newest attraction feels like something you would find in Niagara Falls Clifton Hill area. It’s the Museum of Illusions, and inside you will find many photo opportunities and games to play that will trick your brain into seeing something that’s not entirely true.

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Top Card Games For Adults In 2018

It used to be that when you got together with friends to play a game of cards, you opened a new deck (or an old one that’s been used many, many times), and played the old standbys like poker, euchre, rummy or one of the other many possibilities out there. Things have changed though, and now there are many different unique cards games you can have a blast with. Here are some of the latest you may want to give a try.

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The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair 2018 Hits Toronto On November 2

Although you may be a city kid at heart, you can always soak up the serenity and calm of the countryside at the upcoming Royal Agricultural Winter Fair 2018. The annual winter fair returns to Exhibition Place in Toronto on November 2, and runs until November 11. Just like every year before, this year’s farm festivities are set to include the Royal Horse Show. The equestrian event is set to feature 1,000 competitors and elements of dressage, show jumping and indoor eventing.  

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Halloween 2018 Events Across Canada 

If you are wondering where to head for All Hallows’ Eve this year, there are plenty of options besides a night of watching scary movies at home. For those who are more adventurous and want to venture outside of the typical house party, a spooky Halloween fest can help you get into the mood to party the night away. Here’s what to do, whether you are based in Toronto or Montreal.  

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3 Hot New Reads For Fall 2018

With temperatures quickly dropping, it’s officially time to curl up in front of the fireplace with a cozy quilt and the perfect read. Whether you are staying in for the weekend or simply enjoying a night in, the ideal book can help make those peaceful autumn hours at home pass by much faster. Just in time for plaid scarves and toasty mugs of hot chocolate, we’ve curated a few exciting new tomes for you to pick up right now.  

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Rainy Day Activities In Vancouver

  Vancouver, one of Canada’s prettiest cities, is also known to have some of the dreariest weather. Avoid the seasonal affective disorder by keeping your spirits and energy levels high and check out our list of indoor activities. From cooking classes to yoga to go-karting, we have an activity for every age group and personality. […]

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Four Steps To Get Your Sleeping Pattern Back On Track For Fall

    Sleep is extremely important for one’s mental and physical health. Getting less sleep than your body needs can negatively affect your health, energy, productivity, emotions, and even your weight. Many of us run around on very little sleep and caffeine fueled energy to get us through the day without considering the toll on […]

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The Health Conscious Canadian Restaurants You Need To Try

  If you are currently on a health kick or looking to add some greens into your diet, but don’t have the time to cook, these are some of Canada’s go-to healthy restaurants. From zucchini noodles to vegan meat-free options, to nut cheeses, there’s a restaurant that has something to fit every health craze out […]

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Tours Taking Canada By Storm This Fall 2018

  For all of the Canadian music buffs, this fall promises to be a good one as it’s jam packed with tour dates. A plethora of iconic musicians have tour stops scheduled in multiple cities in the great north over the next few months. Whether you’re into rap, pop, country or any other genre of […]

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Where To Spot Celebrities During TIFF

  This year, the Toronto International Film Festival, TIFF for short, will take place from September 6th – September 16th. During this period of time, Toronto will be overflowing with celebrity star power. If you’re not one of the lucky few to get a red carpet pass, you might be wondering where you can accidentally […]

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