Ottawa- My Hometown
I am originally from East London but I have made my home here in Canada's capital for the past 17 years. I love writing about this brilliant little city for The Toronto Star, The Sunday Times, Lonely Planet, Marriott Traveler and Ottawa Tourism.
5 Ways To Get Outside This Winter—That Aren’t Skiing
When I moved to Ottawa 17 years ago, I was determined to learn how to ski so I could enjoy the four months of snow and cold we get here in Canada’s northern capital. However, after falling over on nearly every bunny run across the province, I discovered skiing doesn’t exactly come naturally to me. Instead, I've been getting my winter adventure kicks on ATVs, snowmobiles, dogsleds, and snowsh
Ottawa Rideau Canal Loop — DK Eyewitness "Run"
Publisher : DK Eyewitness Travel (April 25 2023)
Hardcover : 224 pages
ISBN-10 : 0744079349
ISBN-13 : 978-0744079340
Ours to Discover: Enjoy springtime in Ottawa
Postcard from Ottawa: In the frozen Canadian capital protesters and locals are locked in a bitter standoff
Spend a Weekend in a Quaint Winter Wonderland
The Artery Community Roasters
Changing the World, One Worm at a Time.
Celebrate Winter in Canada’s Capital
Welcome to Ottawa in winter from an insider’s perspective!
Traditional Miso, Canadian Flavors
A Country Boy in the Capital
“To be jerk, it has to have that flavour. All the ingredients are from my farm, except one thing in there, it's a spice, that I get from Jamaica. That's what gives it that authentic smoky flavour,” he says.
Smoke It Low and Slow
For the Love of Kale
Cruise Alongside Ottawa's Rideau Canal On An Effortless Cycling Daytrip
Of course, you can choose to leave the feature turned off on hybrid bikes and rely on good old fashioned pedal power, but when confronted with a steep hill or just when your legs start to get tired the automatic function on e-bikes can be a real life-saver.
Home Sweet Home
Insider Tips- Ottawa
Indulge Your Favorite Person On A Romantic Getaway in Ottawa
What do you need from a weekend getaway with your sweetheart? How about an upscale hotel, a sexy chic restaurant, and fun activities and events that encourage bonding? That will do nicely.
Nosey Parkers- Ottawa's Smallest Craft Producers
Visit The Largest Spa In North America
Movies, Gelato, and Pinball in Old Ottawa South
I arrived in Ottawa in 2006, newly married and transported from my native London, UK. My first job was in Old Ottawa South on Sunnyside and this cheery sounding street name was where my new Canadian life all began.