Ontario

How Niagara Falls, Canada has adapted to Tourism in the age of Coronavirus

October 15, 2020

If you live and work in a destination considered a “tourist attraction”, 2020 has unquestionably been a difficult year for your city. With international air travel grinding to a halt and even domestic travel either discouraged or blocked by ever changing border rules, tourism sectors have seen unthinkable downturn. Some have had to shut their […]

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Riding the Confederation Line: Where to visit on Ottawa, Ontario’s new Light Rail

September 12, 2019

This weekend, after six years of construction, Canada’s capital Ottawa welcomes a new light rail line to its city – the Confederation Line. With 13 stations (a combination of under and above ground), the 12.5 km rail network will connect the city to its O-Train LRT like never before. And it’s just the start of […]

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Album Review: Tommy and the Commies’ Here Come (2018 LP) says a lot in very little time

October 3, 2018

Tommy and the Commies are a punk band from Ontario, Canada, and have just delivered their debut project Here Come. Even as most punk releases go, this project is quite short, weighing in at just 16 minutes. But it  makes up for its brevity with some excellent pacing, writing, and instrumental work. The project starts […]

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Review: Holiday Inn’s Ontario Airport location boasts exceptional service and comfort

October 17, 2017

My experience with the Holiday Inn Ontario Airport, California (about an hour east of Los Angeles) started two days before I was set to arrive. I wanted to make sure that arriving late at night after a music festival would be acceptable, and that I could have a late checkout the next day. The woman […]

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The Day Trip to Niagara Falls from Toronto, Canada (Part Two)

June 30, 2014

Destination: Niagara Falls, Ontario (Canada) Origin: Toronto, Ontario (Canada) Travel Time (Each Way): Two Hours In the first part of our special feature series on the Niagara Falls day trip in Canada, we literally took you inside the famous Horseshoe Falls and got a birds eye view of the natural wonder from our elevated room […]

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The Day Trip to Niagara Falls from Toronto, Canada (Part One)

June 16, 2014

Destination: Niagara Falls, Ontario (Canada) Origin: Toronto, Ontario (Canada) Travel Time (Each Way): Two Hours Niagara Falls. The name alone conjures up a sense of mystic beauty, let alone the magnificent splendour that awaits its onlookers. So when I was given the opportunity to spend a day at the iconic natural wonder, following a week […]

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Flight Review: Air Canada – Toronto to Los Angeles (AC795)

June 13, 2014

As part of our brand new section AU Abroad, we bring you a birds eye view of the world of travel. In this article series, we let you in on the best airlines to fly with. We kick things off in North America with Air Canada’s direct route from Toronto to Los Angeles, which we […]

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the AU interview at the SiriusXM Indies in Toronto, Canada during Canadian Music Week.

June 13, 2014

Last month, the AU headed along to the SiriusXM Indies in Toronto, Canada, held during the annual Canadian Music Week. While backstage, we spoke to some of the presenters and the nominees. Check out now our chats with Chloe Charles, Poor Young Things, The Glorious Sons and Rich Kidd, who delivers some surprising insight into […]

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