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Show Me The City - A Toronto Walking Tour
About the tour: On our 3-hour small group walking tour of Toronto you will see and learn about city's diversity, history and future. You will also see landmarks such as Harbourfront, Brookfield Place & The Entertainment District. The walk ends at the St. Lawrence Market, considered one the world's great food markets, so bring an appetite. The tour does go into Toronto's PATH an above and below ground labyrinth used by thousands of people daily. Bring your camera, your walking shoes and your questions! Private Tours: Please contact me directly via Airbnb chat if you are interested in a private tour. The current price for a private tour is $299CAD for a group of up to 8 guests. Access & Availability: On this tour, we will enter privately held buildings. For security reasons suitcases/luggage are not permitted in these buildings. Weather Cancellations Occur when: - the temperature is forecast to be below 0F or -18C - the temperature is forecast to go above 94F or 34C - if severe weather/heavy rain is forecast during the tour If the tour is cancelled a message will be sent to you 2 hours prior to the start. A refund request will be sent by me to Airbnb. The Weather Network App is used to monitor weather conditions Things to know: -Some locations we visit on this tour, may not be open on certain weekends and holidays. -This tour does not end where it begins.
Toronto Downtown Photography Tour
* My schedule is available all year long (every day). If you see an unavailable date on calendar please DM me. Thank you ** Private booking for $179 This is a photo tour adapted to anyone ! ... solo travellers, Couples, Families, Friends, Models, Influencers, or people just tired of selfies ! You will have the chance to see iconic places such as Union Station, CN Tower, Dominion Centre and The Gooderham Building while I'm taking amazing pictures of you. I will take photos for you to elevate your Instgrm, blog or other social media accounts. This experience is perfect for couples and single travellers. Turn back home with the best holiday pictures. We'll be in Downtown Toronto using Union Station, CN Tower, Financial District, Dominion Centre & Gooderham Building as our open air studio. *** For different locations around Toronto please text me. I will send you a link of at least 50 pictures in 7 days.
Waterfalls Waterfalls Waterfalls
After picking you up at your downtown core Toronto Airbnb, or other convenient location, we will start your adventure to Niagara Falls. Along the way we will stop at several picturesque waterfalls, an iconic Canadian cafe chain and an award winning winery. During short walks along tree lined paths at these smaller falls, you’ll learn about the geology of the area followed by a stop at a coffee shop chain that has become part of the Canadian identity. Then, we’ll hop in the car and continue to Niagara's wine region, where we will stop for a tasting (including ICE wine) at one of Niagara Regions most award winning wineries. After a delicious sit down lunch, we’ll go to the world-famous Niagara Falls where you will bathe in the mist from the Falls as we walk along the rim of the Niagara Gorge. We will have more than enough time for guests to participate in one of these optional self led activities: the historic Niagara Boat Cruise (in season April to late November) OR The Journey Behind the Falls when the boat is not available Following our visit to the upper edge of the mighty Horseshoe Falls we will return direct to Toronto. If you do not see a preferred date on the calendar please request a date that is suitable. Itinerary subject to change :) Timing may be different based on traffic, season, group size, etc.
Create your own custom silver ring
Using real sterling silver, tiny saws, hammers, and fire, you'll create your very own ring. I'll teach you how to measure, cut, solder, bend, file, and polish your custom creation. You can also texturize or letter stamp it to make it truly one of a kind. You'll leave wearing your new ring with a sense of great accomplishment and the perfect souvenir. Other things to note: This experience runs between 2.5-3.5 hours long depending on your design choices and work ethic. Average class time is 3 hours. Safety is important in the studio! Please wear closed-toed shoes and avoid wearing long or flowing clothing. Bring eyeglasses if you need them.
R&B Concert on a Pirate Ship
We will be enjoying the soulful vocals of the city’s best rising R&B artists under the summer sky. The boat is an old pirate ship and will be traveling across the Toronto skyline. Guests will experience live R&B in an unforgettable way. Other things to note: We can't accommodate late guests. No refunds will be made to late guests who could not make the show. Guests should arrive 15-20 minutes early. Beers and wine are available for purchase. No food is available for purchase, or allowed onboard. QTPOC & LBGTQIA friendly. Small washroom available on boat. 19+ event

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Gelato Tasting & Gelato Production Tour
Death in Venice Gelato is Toronto’s award winning best gelateria. I am the owner and the gelato maker of this unique gelato shop. The experience is a 16 course gelato tasting with a visit to the gelato lab where all the creative flavours are tested & produced. During the tour I will explain the differences between Icecream & gelato , the science behind gelato, production of gelato and the history behind the company. My unique back ground of being a chemical engineer and a chef will give you a unique perspective of the art of gelato. We have flavours that are seasonal and creative. Flavours such as smoked chocolate and bourbon, cheeseboard, Thai ice tea, pistachio baklava, coconut lemon cream Pai, peanut butter and croissants etc… are among many you may taste.. we are happy to accommodate any dietary restrictions. This fun experience can be enjoyed at any age. We are located at 1418 Dundas Street West.
Tasting menu in a small speakeasy apartment
VERY IMPORTANT *** I will send a thorough list of information right after booking is confirmed to finalize the essential details. Kindly respond to the message with the appropriate answers. Thank you.*** A small apartment in the heart of leslieville, one is welcome to come by with their dining partner/ partners (max 6 people) and as I walk you down a gastronomic tour of my culinary experieces from learning how to make a simple bisque from my father in a miniscule kitchen in Calcutta, therein working at michelin starred kitchen, Le Gavroche, London at a tender age etc. The evening dishes are mostly driven through the dogma of being aware of seasonality and produce and above all technical skills. Every menu is created the morning of the dining experience. Moreover for the curious of hearts, I would be cooking and baking dishes, giving you a true peek into the world of fine dining in top kitchens. All this is in a day/evening's worth of time spent leisurely drinking and eating delicious meal in great company and hopefully the best story to tell in the forseeable future. Important note:- Unfortunately no dietary restriction can be honoured, unless it is a debilitating condition such as a nut allergy. Kindly message me first before booking if there are other exceptions that you see are not listed here. Fair winds and following seas! IG - spikey.licious
Fun Camp Animal Therapy!
Lucy's Farm Zoo - Fun Day Camp Give Yourself a Techy Holiday away from the craziness of the city and work! Meet our Horses, Miniature horses, Goats, Chickens, Bunnies, Ducks, Quails, Alpaca, Pot Belly Pig, Cats, Dogs, and Baby Animals! Discover Petting and feeding up close experience with our special friendly farm animals. Meet the lady hens and collect farm fresh eggs. Play with the baby animals. Watch baby goats climb and play or have a snuggle or feed them. Animals can make you forget all about your problems and make you laugh. Our babies are naturally very cute, friendly, social, and curious. Walk and play with our animals. Bring food if you wish and lets create a Family Picnic! (regulations no serving food) Many people are disconnected with nature and animals, spending most of their day on their phones and technology. This is your chance to form a meaningful connection with life in the country and get to discover a relationship with nature and these wonderful animals. Your special time to recharge, relax and revitalize your Body, Mind and Spirit. Meet New Friends, Feeding, Education, Excitement & Fun for Everyone! Other things to note Ask about getting close animals to gently introduce yourself. You may get a little dirty. Safety first - open palm feeding. SUPERVISION for safety always, No wondering on own. Please ask if you can come outside hours. No smoking or pets please.
Learn Salsa and Bachata Dance with me
We will meet at a dance studio in Yonge - Eglinton neighborhood in Toronto. This experience is for individuals, kids, or couples/dance partners, and we will relearn the art of Salsa or Bachata (your choice. or both!) in leading and following. NOTE: If you don't see a booking date/time available, please just direct message me, and I will try to accommodate! I love dancing Salsa/Bachata because of the passionate music and sensuality. We'll practice the basic steps with a fusion into casual social dance with a partner. You will learn about timing, rhythm, turn patterns, body waves, hand holds, and sensing your partner. We'll have fun and you'll learn to dance with confidence. This lesson is for EVERYONE - from beginners with little or no dance experience to experienced salsa/bachata dancers. The class will last 1 hour. The goal is to give the male leader new leading skills and to teach the female follower to be present in the moment. It's a relatively foreign dance style, but it’s entertaining for sure! Btw, Salsa/Bachata is a fantastic way to connect with your partner on a romantic date night!!! Other things to note: Please wear comfy clothes such as jeans, slacks, yoga wear, or a dress. Comfy, casual shoes that can slide or socks are fine to wear on your feet. Socks usually work best.
Craft cocktails at a Toronto distillery in the Junction
Join some of Canada's finest bartenders and cocktail creators as you participate in a monthly small and cozy cocktail class at Nickel 9 Distillery, an award-winning craft distillery located in Toronto's historical and history-filled Junction neighbourhood. Using spirits, bitters and cocktail syrups from Nickel 9's lineup, you'll learn to three craft attention-grabbing, flavourful, and skillful cocktails to serve at that dinner party you've been planning or to give yourself more skill in the home bar. Our Cocktail Classes are perfect for any skill level and will leave you heading home with a substantial amount of bar knowledge.

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War of 1812 - Lundy's Lane Battlefield Exploration
Please join us on this passion-fueled, War of 1812 Battlefield as we explore the Lundy's Lane National Historic Site, early cemetary and local heritage museum. On to the battlefield ready to experience a little more Niagara this time around through first-hand exploration amongst genuine artifacts. There are revolutions, war, monarchies, Georgian hijinks and Victorian tourist schemes to be fought over. Another rebellion and the soft glow of hydro-electric mayhem soon follows. All this and more as we walk in the footsteps of First Nations, soldiers, scammers & innocents caught in between this battlefield. We visit the families displaced by this pivotal battle piecing together a local's perspective through meeting these larger-than-life, early residents. Our walk finishes in our local museum, corroborating my colorful tales and research gluing the final pieces together. Many thanks for sharing in our history and making it part of your visit to Niagara Falls, Ontario & New York. Candice and Rob * July 18th, Thursday evening is supposed to be pleasantly warm, less humid with periods of cloud. We'll also spend a little more time at the museum tonight as it is opened later, if mutual time allows. * July 20th, Saturday about the same weather as Thursday, but today we'll dawdle through the Saturday farmers markets en route to finish.
Experience a culinary trip to Italy at Daniela's table
Here at my table, you'll indulge in the traditional flavours of Italy for a unique dining experience in my home. At my table, you'll eat like family, and each evening is diverse in items prepared and pairing of wine. The best part? No menu... That's right. Just like an Agriturismo in Italy, you enjoy the daily prepared items that have been selected from local product and import from Italy grocers. Join me at my table, and let's become famiglia for evening. Interested in a pasta making or cooking class, or a dinner experience in your home? reach out with any question you have, I'm thrilled to help however I can. grazie, Daniela
Pottery Workshop in Niagara-on-the-Lake
Bélisle Pottery is open for business and we cannot wait to host you. Our mission is simple, we aim to create a phenomenal experience through the art and craft of pottery and hospitality. Join us in the studio for hands on, inclusive pottery Atelier under the guided experience of Val Bélisle. Sip, savour and learn with us as we welcome you to our new studio.
Show Me The City - A Toronto Walking Tour
About the tour: On our 3-hour small group walking tour of Toronto you will see and learn about city's diversity, history and future. You will also see landmarks such as Harbourfront, Brookfield Place & The Entertainment District. The walk ends at the St. Lawrence Market, considered one the world's great food markets, so bring an appetite. The tour does go into Toronto's PATH an above and below ground labyrinth used by thousands of people daily. Bring your camera, your walking shoes and your questions! Private Tours: Please contact me directly via Airbnb chat if you are interested in a private tour. The current price for a private tour is $299CAD for a group of up to 8 guests. Access & Availability: On this tour, we will enter privately held buildings. For security reasons suitcases/luggage are not permitted in these buildings. Weather Cancellations Occur when: - the temperature is forecast to be below 0F or -18C - the temperature is forecast to go above 94F or 34C - if severe weather/heavy rain is forecast during the tour If the tour is cancelled a message will be sent to you 2 hours prior to the start. A refund request will be sent by me to Airbnb. The Weather Network App is used to monitor weather conditions Things to know: -Some locations we visit on this tour, may not be open on certain weekends and holidays. -This tour does not end where it begins.
Toronto Downtown Photography Tour
* My schedule is available all year long (every day). If you see an unavailable date on calendar please DM me. Thank you ** Private booking for $179 This is a photo tour adapted to anyone ! ... solo travellers, Couples, Families, Friends, Models, Influencers, or people just tired of selfies ! You will have the chance to see iconic places such as Union Station, CN Tower, Dominion Centre and The Gooderham Building while I'm taking amazing pictures of you. I will take photos for you to elevate your Instgrm, blog or other social media accounts. This experience is perfect for couples and single travellers. Turn back home with the best holiday pictures. We'll be in Downtown Toronto using Union Station, CN Tower, Financial District, Dominion Centre & Gooderham Building as our open air studio. *** For different locations around Toronto please text me. I will send you a link of at least 50 pictures in 7 days.
Waterfalls Waterfalls Waterfalls
After picking you up at your downtown core Toronto Airbnb, or other convenient location, we will start your adventure to Niagara Falls. Along the way we will stop at several picturesque waterfalls, an iconic Canadian cafe chain and an award winning winery. During short walks along tree lined paths at these smaller falls, you’ll learn about the geology of the area followed by a stop at a coffee shop chain that has become part of the Canadian identity. Then, we’ll hop in the car and continue to Niagara's wine region, where we will stop for a tasting (including ICE wine) at one of Niagara Regions most award winning wineries. After a delicious sit down lunch, we’ll go to the world-famous Niagara Falls where you will bathe in the mist from the Falls as we walk along the rim of the Niagara Gorge. We will have more than enough time for guests to participate in one of these optional self led activities: the historic Niagara Boat Cruise (in season April to late November) OR The Journey Behind the Falls when the boat is not available Following our visit to the upper edge of the mighty Horseshoe Falls we will return direct to Toronto. If you do not see a preferred date on the calendar please request a date that is suitable. Itinerary subject to change :) Timing may be different based on traffic, season, group size, etc.
Create your own custom silver ring
Using real sterling silver, tiny saws, hammers, and fire, you'll create your very own ring. I'll teach you how to measure, cut, solder, bend, file, and polish your custom creation. You can also texturize or letter stamp it to make it truly one of a kind. You'll leave wearing your new ring with a sense of great accomplishment and the perfect souvenir. Other things to note: This experience runs between 2.5-3.5 hours long depending on your design choices and work ethic. Average class time is 3 hours. Safety is important in the studio! Please wear closed-toed shoes and avoid wearing long or flowing clothing. Bring eyeglasses if you need them.
Gelato Tasting & Gelato Production Tour
Death in Venice Gelato is Toronto’s award winning best gelateria. I am the owner and the gelato maker of this unique gelato shop. The experience is a 16 course gelato tasting with a visit to the gelato lab where all the creative flavours are tested & produced. During the tour I will explain the differences between Icecream & gelato , the science behind gelato, production of gelato and the history behind the company. My unique back ground of being a chemical engineer and a chef will give you a unique perspective of the art of gelato. We have flavours that are seasonal and creative. Flavours such as smoked chocolate and bourbon, cheeseboard, Thai ice tea, pistachio baklava, coconut lemon cream Pai, peanut butter and croissants etc… are among many you may taste.. we are happy to accommodate any dietary restrictions. This fun experience can be enjoyed at any age. We are located at 1418 Dundas Street West.
Tasting menu in a small speakeasy apartment
VERY IMPORTANT *** I will send a thorough list of information right after booking is confirmed to finalize the essential details. Kindly respond to the message with the appropriate answers. Thank you.*** A small apartment in the heart of leslieville, one is welcome to come by with their dining partner/ partners (max 6 people) and as I walk you down a gastronomic tour of my culinary experieces from learning how to make a simple bisque from my father in a miniscule kitchen in Calcutta, therein working at michelin starred kitchen, Le Gavroche, London at a tender age etc. The evening dishes are mostly driven through the dogma of being aware of seasonality and produce and above all technical skills. Every menu is created the morning of the dining experience. Moreover for the curious of hearts, I would be cooking and baking dishes, giving you a true peek into the world of fine dining in top kitchens. All this is in a day/evening's worth of time spent leisurely drinking and eating delicious meal in great company and hopefully the best story to tell in the forseeable future. Important note:- Unfortunately no dietary restriction can be honoured, unless it is a debilitating condition such as a nut allergy. Kindly message me first before booking if there are other exceptions that you see are not listed here. Fair winds and following seas! IG - spikey.licious
R&B Concert on a Pirate Ship
We will be enjoying the soulful vocals of the city’s best rising R&B artists under the summer sky. The boat is an old pirate ship and will be traveling across the Toronto skyline. Guests will experience live R&B in an unforgettable way. Other things to note: We can't accommodate late guests. No refunds will be made to late guests who could not make the show. Guests should arrive 15-20 minutes early. Beers and wine are available for purchase. No food is available for purchase, or allowed onboard. QTPOC & LBGTQIA friendly. Small washroom available on boat. 19+ event
Hobby farm experience
Come spend an hour with us on our hobby farm, Wild Hearts Farmstead! You'll get to learn about what it takes to care for a wide variety of farm animals including Cows, Horses + Donkeys, Goats + sheep, Pigs, Alpacas, Chickens, Geese and more!:) When you arrive we will go over all of the farm rules and anything you need to know to stay safe and have an enjoyable experience! You’ll then get to spend some time with our herd of pygmy goats, kunekune pigs, highland cows, and our Clydesdale horse Hank! Following these encounters you get to take our miniature donkey Jack for a walk, give the chickens some treats and say hello to our sheep! Photos are welcome and encouraged! Feel free to contact us for other available dates, customized experiences and questions! Follow us on our IG "Wild Hearts Farmstead"
Fun Camp Animal Therapy!
Lucy's Farm Zoo - Fun Day Camp Give Yourself a Techy Holiday away from the craziness of the city and work! Meet our Horses, Miniature horses, Goats, Chickens, Bunnies, Ducks, Quails, Alpaca, Pot Belly Pig, Cats, Dogs, and Baby Animals! Discover Petting and feeding up close experience with our special friendly farm animals. Meet the lady hens and collect farm fresh eggs. Play with the baby animals. Watch baby goats climb and play or have a snuggle or feed them. Animals can make you forget all about your problems and make you laugh. Our babies are naturally very cute, friendly, social, and curious. Walk and play with our animals. Bring food if you wish and lets create a Family Picnic! (regulations no serving food) Many people are disconnected with nature and animals, spending most of their day on their phones and technology. This is your chance to form a meaningful connection with life in the country and get to discover a relationship with nature and these wonderful animals. Your special time to recharge, relax and revitalize your Body, Mind and Spirit. Meet New Friends, Feeding, Education, Excitement & Fun for Everyone! Other things to note Ask about getting close animals to gently introduce yourself. You may get a little dirty. Safety first - open palm feeding. SUPERVISION for safety always, No wondering on own. Please ask if you can come outside hours. No smoking or pets please.
Learn Salsa and Bachata Dance with me
We will meet at a dance studio in Yonge - Eglinton neighborhood in Toronto. This experience is for individuals, kids, or couples/dance partners, and we will relearn the art of Salsa or Bachata (your choice. or both!) in leading and following. NOTE: If you don't see a booking date/time available, please just direct message me, and I will try to accommodate! I love dancing Salsa/Bachata because of the passionate music and sensuality. We'll practice the basic steps with a fusion into casual social dance with a partner. You will learn about timing, rhythm, turn patterns, body waves, hand holds, and sensing your partner. We'll have fun and you'll learn to dance with confidence. This lesson is for EVERYONE - from beginners with little or no dance experience to experienced salsa/bachata dancers. The class will last 1 hour. The goal is to give the male leader new leading skills and to teach the female follower to be present in the moment. It's a relatively foreign dance style, but it’s entertaining for sure! Btw, Salsa/Bachata is a fantastic way to connect with your partner on a romantic date night!!! Other things to note: Please wear comfy clothes such as jeans, slacks, yoga wear, or a dress. Comfy, casual shoes that can slide or socks are fine to wear on your feet. Socks usually work best.
Kayak the Grand River
Explore the beautiful scenery and wild life of THE GRAND RIVER with your family or friends by Kayaking. We have Kayaks available for you to Experience the Grand River. The Experience starts in the Historical Village called ' Doon Village ' where you will arrive at a Heritage Home built in the 1850's.
Goat Yoga and Wine Tasting
Upon arrival , check in at the yoga tent and get your all access stamp. Our session begins with 30 minutes of gentle yoga, designed to be appropriate for all fitness levels. While we move through our yoga poses, the goats will explore and play on and around us, often cuddling up to guests and sometimes even falling asleep. The yoga session is followed by 30 minutes of goat cuddles, photos and relaxation. To complete the experience, head over to the retail store for your tasting experience for a discounted price for goat yoga folks Other things to note. Warning: The experience of Zen and peace may lead to life altering change. We provide mats. The yoga area is sheltered from light rain and direct sunlight.
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