A stroll around Parliament Hill is one of the best things to do in Ottawa.
A fun thing to do in Ottawa is to stop outside the National Arts Centre to take a photo with the sculpture of jazz great Oscar Peterson.
Piccolo Grande in Ottawa’s Byward Market is the place to go on a hot summer day for mouthwatering gelato.
My 8 year old daughter and I went to Ottawa for the Canadian Tulip Festival and discovered that the city is a great place for a weekend getaway.
International Women’s Day is an appropriate time for us to recognize the Canadian women who fought for equality rights early in the 20th century and to ensure that our daughters understand the importance of what these women did. The Women Are Persons monument on Parliament Hill in Ottawa is a good starting point for this discussion with our children.
As the days lengthen and the temperature rises, our thoughts begin to turn to spring and the many spring festivals that celebrate the coming season. The Canadian Tulip Festival is one such celebration which will be held in Ottawa, Canada from May 6-23, 2011. The Canadian Tulip Festival is now in its 59th year and has grown to become the largest Tulip Festival in the world.