A staycation in Kingsville Ontario, a town rich in Victorian legacy, with a self-guided walking tour of its heritage buildings, visited Carnegie Arts Centre and enjoyed some local food.
Enjoyed a hiking day at the Point Pelee National Park, it has sandy beaches stretched into Lake Erie. Explored with panoramic view of the unforgettable eco-adventure Marsh Boardwalk and the Tip, the southernmost point on mainland Canada.
Salmon Run at Etienne Brule Park - 2021 Salmon run season is here! Let’s see what is found at the Etienne Brule Park in the Humber River Valley. Are the salmons successful in jumping over all six weirs and travel back to their birth place to spawn?
Home to Creemore Springs Brewery and North America’s smallest jail, the community hosts a weekly farmers’ market and many annual events, offering ample opportunity for visitors and residents to come together to celebrate rural living.
Hamilton has more than 100 waterfalls within city limits and is known as the Waterfall Capital of the World. Great place to go hiking with close up experience on the falls. Beautiful place, a must to visit!
Waterfront Trail - Lakefront Park West to Ronald C. Deeth Park: Come walk with us on this family-friendly section of the waterfront trail from Oshawa to Whitby.
With its roots tied to the automobile industry, Oshawa is home to General Motors Canada. As a city on Lake Ontario shoreline, our summer day trip to its waterfront, Parkwood Estate, public art and gardens was filled with relaxing pastime.
A day’s trip to Peterborough, especially to visit the world’s famous highest hydraulic lift lock. Peterborough Lift Lock is a boat lift located on the Trent Canal in the City of Peterborough, Ontario and is Lock 21 on the Trent-Severn Waterway.
A day trip to Guelph "The Royal City" visiting the Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate, the Covered Bridge, the numerous sculptures at the Donald Forster Sculpture Garden, and admiring the 3 theme gardens at The Arboretum of University of Guelph.
Enjoy the natural wonders of the Niagara Escarpment. The Bruce Trail enables hikers to discover the “Hole in the Wall”, one of nature’s glacial fissures, over Black Creek, huge lime kilns, powder house and mill ruins dating to the 1800s. This area is truly a hidden gem!
Waterfront Trail - Oshawa: An interesting walk from the Lakeview Park Beach to Lakefront Park West in Oshawa.
Brantford Ontario, a city rich in history, culture and sports. Discovering Gretzky Sports Centre, the public art in various parks, the beautiful Glenhyrst Art Gallery & Gardens and the telephone inventor Homestead.
Visiting the historic sights in Aurora such as the Sign Post created from a 185-year-old Bur Oak, the Hillary House NHS, the Canadian Moments Mural and the 1938 French Chateau (Eaton Hall) in King City was a relaxing day trip.
Milne Dam Conservation Park is located on Milne Reservoir. This park offers nice hiking, biking trails, picnic areas, fishing and birding spots for the whole family and friends all season round.
Rouge National Urban Park - Orchard Trail, Vista Trail, Mast Trail: Outdoor or nature lovers will enjoy these trails. The Orchard Trail, Vista Trail and Mast Trail are located in the Rouge National Urban Park which is within easy reach in Scarborough.
A leisure walk from Aga Khan Park seeing the seasonal lavender, along the East Don Trail, passing the CN Bridge Underpass to the beautiful Rainbow Tunnel.
Craigleith Provincial Park is known for the fractured oil shale plates on the shore containing invertebrate fossils 455 million years old. Strolling along Ontario Highway 26, you will find other beautiful attractions; White’s Bay Park, Millennium Park and Sunset Point Park.
Waterfront Trail - Pickering to Ajax: The Pickering to Ajax portion of the Waterfront Trail is an easy walk and is unique in its own way.
A wonderful day trip to the "Cobblestone Capital of Canada" - Paris, Ontario with our friends, seeing the various historical churches and cobblestone buildings, strolling the Penman's Dam Park (with aerial picturesque view) and Nith River Trail.
Great hiking trails, Children’s Farm with live farm animals, Turn-of-the Century Spruce Lane Farm House, all showcase the natural beauty of Bronte Creek Provincial park. And highlight of the day was the BBQ at Bronte Creek with my friends.
Appreciating the heritage architecture and strolling the Millennium Lilac Trail along a scenic creek made the day trip to this village town of Ontario a very memorable one.
Another fun day at Darlington Provincial Park, visiting waterfront tails, campgrounds, beaches, marshes, fishing nodes with a big surprise seeing Theodore Tugboat (90s TV show) at Oshawa Harbour.
A nice morning visit to the Rogers Reservoir Conservation Area located in the Town of East Gwillimbury in York Region on a weekday.
Seeing the Giant Toonie in the Old Mill Park and walking on the Ranney Gorge Suspension Bridge are the highlights of this day trip to Campbellford Ontario, the town in Trent-Severn Waterway.
A road trip to Montreal with grandchildren. The special relationship between grandparents and grandchildren has great advantages. Studies show when grandparents spend time with grandchildren, they're helping their own health and live longer.
This lovely waterfront trail from Port Union to Pickering is a nice gem not to be missed.
The Harbour Circle in Collingwood Ontario is such a summer delight to explore on foot with its Heritage District, Promenade, Museum, Trails, Parks, plus Labyrinth and Awen' Gathering Place in the Arboretum.
Sibbald Point Provincial Park Part 2 - Continued in Sibbald Point Provincial Park, enjoying the specular reflection after the rain, visiting the campsites and heritage walk to St George’s Church, a Stone Church built in 1877.
Visiting Scarborough waterfront on the last day of Ontario Step 2 by going from Colonel Danforth Park to East Point Park via Highland Creek Trail and Waterfront Trail.
Enjoyed a patio lunch at a winery restaurant in Grimsby Ontario, with a visit to see some unique and whimsical century cottages close by the Grimsby Beach.
Rainy Day at Sibbald Point Provincial Park - Having fun in the rain visiting Sibbald Point Provincial Park!
Staying at a historic Inn in a central location of Stratford Ontario, with walking distance to various gardens, cafes, restaurants, galleries and Festival Theatre. A very relaxing staycation with fond memories in this Shakespearean town.
Discovering Cabbagetown Toronto, North America's largest collection of preserved Victorian houses, with exceptional gardens and lush tree-lined streetscapes. What an urban "village" feel!
Visit 2 Provincial Parks, Mono Cliffs and Forks of the Credit on the same day, enjoying the Jacob’s Ladder, McCarston’s Lake, Kettle Lake, Bailey Bridge and beautiful landscapes along the trails.
A lovely mix of old-and-new neighbourhood in Toronto's east end, with plenty of green space, connecting bridges and unique artful sculptures. The twilight view at Riverdale Park East was an unforgettable treat!
Picturesque scenery with varying farms on our road trip to Stratford Ontario. Enjoyed a self-guided tour at Organic Oasis Farm and visited the Stratford Farmers' Market.
Pickering Ontario is graced with public art and natural beauty. The picturesque Millennium Square and Beachfront Park is a great place to chill out and break loose the city pace.
A peaceful stroll in a quaint town of Southern Ontario, with unique architecture and historic conservation district downtown, Port Hope received the Lieutenant Governor's Ontario Heritage award in 2008.
5 days in Cuba, exploring historical towns and architecture, discovering scenic botanical garden and unique cultural places. The coastal vista of these ports is beyond beauty.
Georgina, the town in Ontario on the southeastern shore of Lake Simcoe, is a lakeside community with historic buildings, scenic parks and more than 100 farms.
The tranquil Cullen Central Park is the former site of once a major tourist attraction in Whitby Ontario for 25 years, called the Cullen Gardens & Miniature Village.
Admiring the gorgeous tulips in Keukenhof Netherlands, one of the world's largest flower gardens, is the highlight of our trip to Amsterdam in May 2019.
Embraced the captivating Sakura Grove. Explored the winding Valley Land Trail. Wandered around the historic Miller Lash House and strolled along the tranquil Highland Creek in a relaxing afternoon.
A short video journey of the Marylake Our Lady of Grace Shrine (King City), the Cathedral of the Transfiguration at Cathedraltown (Markham), and the Sharon Temple (Town of East Gwillimbury).
A self-guided day tour around Don Valley's interesting places from Weston Family Quarry Garden, Evergreen Brickworks, Governor's Bridge Lookout, Don Valley Brick Works Park, to the Chester Hill Lookout.
Greek islands are magical and romantic destinations where you can wander freely at your own pace. This is our way to experience 4 of these captivating Islands.
A self guided tour of the Heritage Hunt in Thornhill Ontario, featuring J. E. H. MacDonald House and then practicing "Forest Bathing" in Pomona Mills Park, soaking in nature through our senses.
Touring the Tiffin Centre for Conservation with a focus on the making of Maple Syrup from Maple sap can be an educational and fun seasonal activity in the nature.
Visiting Scarborough-Rouge Park (Ward 25), a self-guided tour as recommended by StrollTO in Sep 2020. Played tourists to support City's initiative to promote *Backyard Tourism* in our Travel-Restricted Era.
Mono Cliffs is located on the picturesque Bruce Trail. A fun day of hiking the Cliff-Top Side Trail, passing a canyon on boardwalk, trekking the Jacob's Ladder and the McCarstons Lake Trail.
(浮生本地遊) Discovering the various public art and memorials in Ajax Ontario Canada (the Town by the Lake). The refreshing vast Waterfront Park is magically charming in the twilight glow.
A relaxing afternoon stroll at Lynde Shores Conservation Area in Whitby Ontario, close encounter with nature in this urban oasis. The Lake Ontario Trail was especially tranquil. Watching the sunset in the wild at Bobolink Trail was unforgettable.
Visiting the Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) in Sep 2020, the largest botanical garden in Canada. This episode features the Rock Garden which completed its $20 million renovation in 2016, and the Laking Garden with Heritage Garden, Gazebo and Pergola Lookouts.
Visiting 5 cities and nearby attractions in Central & South America years ago, we recently found that they are ranked on the list of 2020 World's Best Cities for TRAVEL + LEISURE (the travel magazine).
Nice Day for a Long Walk - Rogers Reservoir Conservation Area. Getting some fresh air and Vitamin D is essential to good health. Keep active and stay healthy!
Visiting the Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) in Sep 2020, the largest botanical garden in Canada. This episode features Hendrie Park which is known for its rose garden, tea house and indoor Mediterranean garden.
A 5-Day Island tour in Taiwan visiting 9 cities: Taipei, Yilan, Hualien, Taitung, Kenting, Kaohsiung, Chiayi, Nantou & Taoyun. 台北, 宜蘭, 花蓮, 台東, 墾丁, 高雄, 嘉義, 南投, 桃園.
Each park showcases its unique beauty: Zhangjiajie - distinct hallmark of the Chinese landscape. Guilin - picturesque river flanked with evergreen karst hills. Huangshan - renowned for granite peaks with the "Four Wonders"
Exploring the Rogers Reservoir Conservation Area near Newmarket Ontario. The Trail follows the route of the abandoned 'Ghost Canal System’ of the early 1900s. It is a hidden gem of Canada's transportation history.
Travel Footprints - Visiting 3 of Spain's iconic and historic sites in Jan 2018: Gaudi's masterpiece: Casa Batllo, The Palace Fortress: Alcazaba and Santa Barbara Castle.
With the animation tool of Google Earth Studio and DR17 Editor, this video showcases iconic places on 5 continents, to introduce new dimension of eFly travel experience that can be created from home.
Travel Footprints - Destination: Caribbean Islands. Visiting the impressive collection of Fort & Fortress in 3 Caribbean Islands, San Juan Puerto Rico, St. Kitts & St. Maarten in Dec 2019.
Simply unwind, relax and soak in the Mexican scenery and culture around the cruise ports of Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan & Puerto Vallarta in Dec 2018.
Visiting Castle Kilbride, a National Historic Site and discovering the four bronze sculptures of Canada's Prime Ministers in the Township of Wilmot Ontario in Sep 2020
Capturing the ever changing Autumn landscape in Richmond Green, being mesmerized by the golden forest, re-energizing in the Elgin W. Greenway lookout, and bidding farewell to Autumn 2020.
Visiting Casa Loma Toronto in Dec 2019, Stephen & Brenda explored the historic castle which was decorated with Nutcracker theme and festive surprises, showcasing the 10 attractions that they enjoyed most from the site.
Lily & Helen were having fun inside this historic castle which was decked out in Nutcracker décor and full of festive surprises. They wandered through a twinkling pathway of lights that led them to Santa's Workshop.
Participating in the opening night of the 2020 Uxbridge Optimist Fantasy of Lights, a free drive-through event with over 75 displays sponsored by local Uxbridge businesses and communities.
The Historic Uxbridge trestle bridge to connect hiking trails, the original purpose was a railway. the YDHR operates train excursions between Stouffville and Uxbridge on weekends from June to October.
Exploring Toronto's 1st Annual Window Wonderland at The Junction, bringing static artwork of 10 storefront windows to life by the Augmented Reality (AR) free app AUGLE, turning Dundas St W into a magical outdoor gallery.
If you like the outdoors, going for a walk, feeding songbirds from your palm..... this is the place to go!
A visit to the North Tract in Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ontario on a warm Fall day in early November.
Capturing the magic of holiday season at Canada's largest free outdoor illumination festival, featuring over 3 million lights along an 8-km route in Niagara Falls. Stephen & Brenda visited the Floral Showhouse and explored the Nature Lover's Route.
Flying with the birds at Swan Lake to raise awareness and give supports to Friends of Swan Lake Park for their commitment to saving Swan Lake and Swan Lake Park. More details at https://friendsofswanlakepark.ca/
Ron Moeser Trail is a part of the Trans-Canada Trail as well as the Waterfront Trail and the Pan Am Path. This trail with beautiful Lake Ontario scenic view, connects Rouge Beach to the Highland Creek Watershed.
Three homes on Brenyon Way, Toronto just combined to create the most epic Christmas lights display. The lights and decorations are up running 1/2 hour before sunset until 11pm, until Christmas Eve.
Stephen & Brenda were part of the Great Canadian Hike in Oct 2020. They joined the national challenge which celebrates unity among all hikers in Canada doing physical distancing while socially together.
Capturing the last bit of the Fall Colour at the Phyllis Rawlinson Park with the DJI Mavic Mini Drone.
A leisure walk along the twin rivers, Little Rouge Creek and Rouge River with beautiful scenery on Orchard Trail in Rouge National Urban Park.
Corktown Toronto - An iconic neighbourhood with award winning parks (Corktown Common and Underpass Park), historic churches (Little Trinity Anglican Church and St. Paul's Basilica) and the innovative Corktown Cubes.
This video offers an up-close look at the beauty of nature inside Edwards Gardens - Toronto Botanical Garden.
Bond Lake by Drone - Catching the last of the Fall Colors at Bond Lake with the DJI Mavic Mini Drone. A bit windy up high but managed to film and watch the sunset from the sky.
Hiking on Hollidge Tract, one of the York Regional Forest Tracts, on a warm autumn day.
A nice Fall morning stroll outside the McMichael Gallery in Kleinburg Ontario. The Gallery Loop Trail links 13 fieldstone and log galleries. The Sculpture Garden showcases 9 bronze sculptures, donated by Canadian artist Ivan Eyre.
Fairy Lake Park is an excellent place for leisurely walk, jog or bicycle ride. We watched colorful Autumn leaves in October.
Brenda & Stephen celebrated their anniversary with a picnic in High Park, Toronto's largest public park. The Grenadier Pond, adventure playground, duck ponds & mini-zoo are all distributed across the enchanting landscape.
Pumpkinferno is an award-winning light festival at Upper Canada Village Ontario. The village transformed into a Halloween wonderland, with 7000+ pumpkin lanterns glowing at night, creating a one-kilometer long exhibit. (Attended in 2017)
The Aurora Community Arboretum is the 100+ acres of Town of Aurora parkland between Wellington Street and St John’s Sideroad along the valley of the East Holland River.
One October morning in 2020, we enjoyed a very leisure stroll in Cambridge Ontario. It is a picturesque town brimming with European vibes and beautiful scenery along the Grand River.
Trail Hiking - Hiking on the Oak Ridges Moraine Trail Bond Lake and enjoying the beautiful Fall colours in Ontario.
The 2020 autumn beauty continues with a birds eye view of the gorgeous fall colors in Markham Ontario.
Enjoying the scenic Fall colors in this 8.8k (18,000 steps) walk passing bridges, ramps, Don River, and up and down the valley on the Lower Don River Trail.
If you don't want to travel far to see the gorgeous fall colors, these 2 spots in Markham may surprise you with a flavor of the autumn beauty.
Salmon Run at Bowmanville Fish Ladder is one of the many places in the GTA where you can observe Salmon migrating up streams and rivers to spawn between September & November.
Farm Fresh - Brenda & Stephen got a taste of country freshness, picked their own apples and discovered the joy of Fall in a farm near Port Perry, Ontario.
Salmon Run at Paulynn Park - Here is one of the many places in the Greater Toronto Area where you can observe Salmon migrating up streams and rivers to spawn between September & November.
senTV filmmakers Brenda & Stephen spent a leisure morning walking through history in Toronto's Guild Park and Gardens.
Trail Hiking: Oak Ridges Corridor Conservation Reserve - A group of friends spent a morning hiking the Oak Ridges Corridor Conservation Reserve, an Ecological Treasure in Richmond Hill, Ontario.
Fenelon Falls is known as the "Jewel of the Kawarthas", a Trent-Severn Trail Town that offers a mix of rural landscapes and miles of open water, great for exploring arts, culture and heritage.
Trail Hiking: Tom Taylor Trail & Tim Jones Trail - A group of friends spent a morning hiking on trails in Aurora and Newmarket South.
Two couples hiked and explored the Devil's Pulpit, Hoffman Lime Kiln Ruins, and the "Forks of the Credit" Bruce Trail in Caledon Hills.
Trail Hiking: Rouge National Urban Park - A group of friends spent a morning hiking on the Trail while enjoying the beauty of nature.
Things to do after Ontario Stage 3 Reopening: Enjoy 2 hours of the Rouge National Urban Park at the 19th Avenue Day Use Area before having a patio lunch at a lakeside restaurant in Stouffville with a great view and relaxing ambience.
Toronto Discovery Walk - from ravine bridge trail to beach boardwalk with pristine lake shoreline, including stopovers to gardens, water fountain memorial, heritage house and historic lifeguard station. A leisure half-day walk in East end Toronto.
Rosetta McClain Gardens has spectacular views of Lake Ontario from the top of Scarborough Bluffs features rose gardens, raised planters and a rock fountain, a haven for flower connoisseurs, bird and butterfly watchers.
senTV filmmakers visited the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), which is the art museum in downtown Toronto with more than 90,000 works of art.
The senTV filmmakers demonstrated the highlight of 10 attractions in Casa Loma they enjoyed most during their local day trip before Christmas.
senTV Filmmakers at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre busy interviewing and reporting on the Canadian International Auto Show Media Day.
2019 Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival - Interviews with the Board of Directors.
senTV visits Aga Khan Museum. Through education, research and collaboration, the Aga Khan Museum fosters dialogue and promotes tolerance and mutual understanding among people.
Hong Kong Pop Culture - A stage production of a drama covered around 25 famous songs with singers of each musical era.
senTV visits the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. SenTV interviewed Charlie Johnstone, CEO of the Royal Fair, who managed the Fair with one million square feet of displays and competition facilities with more than 300,000 visitors a year.
senTV visits the Royal Ontario Museum. ROM is Canada's largest museum and the fifth largest in North America.
senTV Filmmakers Team C visits the 2020 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. With the Royal Fair Media Pass, senTV crew interviewed various guests and some vendors at the "Made By Me" Artisan Pavilion.
senTV Filmmakers said Goodbye to 2019 and Hello 2020. The behind the scene takes are proofs of how hard they worked and how much fun they had.
The Canadian International Auto Show is not only the largest automotive expo in Canada, it is also the country's largest consumer show with more than 65,000 square feet of exhibits, displays and attractions at the Metro Toronto Conventional Centre.
senTV visits the Evergreen Brick Works, to learn that the original factory is transformed into a city park which includes a series of naturalized ponds, while the buildings have been restored and opened as an environmentally focused community and cultural centre by Evergreen.
senTV visits the 2019 Toronto Christmas Market. A month-long event that celebrates the sights, sounds and scents of Christmas at the Distillery District.
Produced by senTV filmmakers Helen & Lily. They were having fun inside this historic castle, full of festive surprises with Nutcracker decor. They wandered through a twinkling pathway of lights led them to Santa's Workshop.
senTV visits the Bloor-Yorkville Icefest on 2020-02-09. The 15th Annual Bloor-Yorkville Icefest presents "Awesome '80s" featuring 70,000 lbs of crystal-clear ice sculptures.
senTV Filmmakers took part in the 2019 Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival at the TIFF building. They also enjoyed a tour at the TIFF Film Reference Library.
At the Royal Winter Fair, senTV filmmakers learned about locally grown food, enjoyed the Horse Jump Competition, Harness Racing, and RCMP musical rides, plus many other animal shows.
senTV filmmaker visits a Haunted House on Halloween 2019. This house on Krisbury Avenue has been transformed into a creepy Thornhill Woods Haunted House in celebration of Halloween.
senTV visits the Toronto Christmas Market in the Distillery Historic District. The crew interviewed Matthew Rosenblatt, Creator and Executive Director of this Market.
senTV visits the Toronto Tea Festival 2020 held inside the Toronto Reference Library.
The senTV crew showed not only the entertaining aspects they enjoyed at Casa Loma, but also some in-depth information about the history of this Edwardian castle on the hill top overlooking Toronto.
senTV visits Markham Fair. The Markham Fair hosts more than 80,000 attendees each year with about 700 volunteers. The largest 4-day fair in Canada.
Black Creek Pioneer Village, a village life in Canada as it was 150 years ago. An open-air heritage museum in Toronto.