Month: November 2015

7 Christmas Gift ideas for Travel Lovers

Christmas is just around the corner  – it’s a joyous time of the year, but it can also get quite stressful!  Do you know friends or family who love to travel?  Here are some gift ideas for the jet setter in your life. 1) Laptop/Electronics Organizer You don’t have to be a frequent flyer to understand the frustration of tangled up earphones or cords. Thisisground has an amazing Mod Laptop leather sleeve that has a compartment for basically all your electronics and important documents. This is a perfect gift for business travelers or designers who are always on the go. 2) Toiletry Bag Perhaps not the most glamorous gift, but I can guarantee it will be one of those extremely practical items that he or she will thank you when it comes time for packing. Hotel counter space is usually limited, so this foldable toiletry bag that comes with a hook is perfect to maximize space without compromising your grooming routine.   3) DIY Polaroid on Clothesline Add a creative and personal touch to your gift by …

Cheap and Cheerful – Ideas for getting out of the City during the Holidays

Everyone can appreciate a breather from the daily grind during the Holidays when stress levels can run high.  If booking expensive flights and hotels during the holidays is not your cup of tea, here are some ideas for having fun in and around Toronto without breaking the bank. Montreal City A 6 hour drive East of 6ix, Montreal is a Toronto road trip favorite and there’s plenty of reason why you should consider crossing over to Quebec to join in some winter favorites. Enjoy a culinary experience at the Nordic Terrace under a yurt! Let the Foodlab grace your senses with a eclectic blend of digital and nomadic traditions. Sample smoked fish, grog, hot wine, cheese and more!  December-February : Tuesday to Friday – 5pm to 10pm Ready to get your party on?  Buckle up and join one of the biggest winter music sensations – Igloofest!  This outdoor festival runs from January 16 – Feb 8, 2015.  Get your tickets here. Montreal has a great selection of bars.  Check out favorites like Loïc, Datcha and Chez Dallaire  …