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A Beautiful Fall Drive to Haliburton, Canada

By Piyushi Dhir

A Fall Drive to Haliburton

“So, what are you doing for Thanksgiving?” a Canadian friend asked me the other day. “What does one do?” I asked her back. She told me about family dinners and get-together’s, long walks and drives. We don’t have family here and long walks are limited owing to our toddler, but I immediately caught on to […]

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From Holi to Halloween

By Piyushi Dhir

Halloween in Canada

When you move your life from one part of the world to another, you often see a very big shift in culture. You hear new languages, see new ways of life and experience new festivals. Our first big move from India to Africa was rather cushioned because my husband’s employers housed us Indian families in […]

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Around the World in Downtown Toronto!

By Piyushi Dhir

A Mini Italy Inside Downtown Toronto

A large chunk of Toronto’s population today is immigrant population. They may have come years ago, decades ago or centuries ago, but each immigrant brought with himself a part of his culture, cuisine and tradition. And this makes Toronto an amazing place to experience the world. You don’t need to travel miles across the Canadian […]

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When Garbage Confused the Hell Out of Us! (Canada Diaries)

By Piyushi Dhir

Sorting Garbage in Canada

You’ve read our roller-coaster story of getting a Canadian Permanent Residence, almost losing it and then, finally arriving at our destination for good. Anyway, once we did indeed get here and started assimilating into the Canadian culture, we faced a series of hilarious “adjustment-issues’. Well, they did not always elicit humour at the very moment […]

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