Frommer's Toronto 2005 (Frommer's Complete) by Hilary Davidson

By Hilary Davidson

Thoroughly up-to-date each year (unlike lots of the competition), Frommer's Toronto is written by way of a local who'll exhibit you the entire highlights and hidden pleasures of this attention-grabbing urban. She's inspected numerous inns and chosen the main inviting locations to stick for each flavor and finances: ancient downtown lodges, top bets for households, romantic motels, and extra. She'll additionally convey you the easiest of Toronto's multicultural eating scene, from dependent French bistros and Italian trattorias to eclectic spots for Asian, Greek, and fusion cuisines. With Frommer's in hand, you will not leave out any of the thrill, from Harbourfront Centre, the Metropolitan Zoo, and Skydome to paintings museums, markets, fairs, local strolls, and ferries to within sight islands -- plus cycling, boating, cross-country snowboarding, ice-skating, and swimming. it is all right here, in a single trustworthy, easy-to-use advisor, jam-packed with local maps, detailed costs, and logistical assistance.

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Com and Quikbook. com. net), can help you search multiple hotel sites at once, even ones you may never have heard of. com), is partly owned by the hotels it represents (including Tips Air Canada CyberDeals One site that’s particularly worth checking out is Air Canada (www. ca). On Wednesday, it offers deeply discounted flights to Canada for that weekend. You need to reserve on Wednesday or Thursday to fly on Friday (after 7pm only) or Saturday (all day) and return on Monday or Tuesday (all day).

The tourism industry was devastated by the World Health Organization warning against travel to the city, and by the many conferences and performances that were canceled in its wake. While Toronto was undoubtedly the hardest-hit city outside of Asia, the SARS outbreak was limited to health-care facilities. Not a single person picked it up at a restaurant, at the theater, on the subway, or in any other spot a visitor might frequent. This is a drawn-out way of saying that the SARS story in Toronto was blown completely out of proportion.

The university holds an open house for the community and celebrates with a children’s fair and the annual homecoming football game and parade. ca. journeywoman. com) is a lively travel resource. The website has message boards and a huge library of articles, which includes a “GirlTalk Guide” to Toronto. There’s also a free monthly e-mail newsletter. Women Welcome Women World Wide (5W) (& 203/259-7832; www. uk) works to foster international friendships by enabling women of different countries to visit one another (men can come along on the trips; they just can’t join the club).

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