It’s Winter and the world is going insane trying to shop for the perfect Christmas presents. Where the warmth has disappeared, we are all in desperate search of things to do to keep us upbeat and energized during winter. Canadians, on the other hand, are enjoying this subtle coldness.
However , most of us around the world would find it hard to cope in Canada and will find it difficult to adapt to their lifestyle. What do you do during Winter? What can you do to be active and keep yourself energized?
So we have decided to put together a few things that you might enjoy in the multicultural land of Canada ,
1. Take A Roadtrip Around Canada
Canada as a country is a large country. For example, it might take you 3-4 hours to fly from one end of Canada to the other side of it, however, Canada offers a landscape filled with nature and adventure. Winter is the perfect time to witness Canada’s wonderful nature and all it has to offer .
Tag along your best friend and explore each and every State of Canada, you’ll find the difference in culture and their language. Since Canada was the home for both the English and French colony, you’ll be able to hop-scotch between two worlds. On an exclusive note, winter is the time for Christmas and celebration; hence you’ll notice each state has a different form of Christmas Market.
Take a deep breath and enjoy each Christmas Market and enjoy the delicacies that Canada has to offer.
2. Visit Quebec City and Niagara Falls
Quebec is one of Canada’s treasured sites after the Niagara Falls. Surrounded by French architecture from the 17th to the 18th century, it’s filled with the essence from the French colonization. From the beautiful pastries to the beautiful sidewalks you’ll be able to have a serene adventure in Narnia.
Furthermore, Quebec City has been known all around the world to have one of the largest and prettiest Christmas markets. Hence, traveling there during the winter is a perfect way to witness the festivities and lifestyle of this unique city.
Have you ever witnessed a frozen waterfall before? Or a waterfall surrounded by misty and snowy landscape? If you haven’t, the Niagara falls won’t fall short for your expectations. During winter the Niagara falls offers one of the jaw-dropping landscapes. From the frozen waterfalls to the pine trees covered in snow, it’s something you wouldn’t want to miss.
Plus if you’re looking to spend some time there, you can stay in various resorts filled with entertainment and Canada’s finest cuisines. Take a break and enjoy the beautiful view it has to offer. Plus if you prefer some action then make sure you sign-up for Ice Scaling and scale up the mountainous icy Niagara Falls.
3. Try All The Maple Syrup You Can
The one other item Canada is famous for is their exquisite Maple Syrup. We have all seen these advertisements where the finest bottle of maple syrup is slowly poured down onto a mounting pile of pancakes. It’s been a dream to have that experience, guess what: Canadians are able to do it every day.
However the one thing we aren’t aware of is that Maple Syrup has been used in many Canadian traditional dishes and not only on pancakes. Hence if you’re in Canada visit places where you’d be able to discover different types of maple syrup and its cuisine. You’ll not only find sweet dishes but you’ll also realize they’re incorporated into various savory dishes as well.
So if you’re not a sweet tooth, then check out the maple syrup dip french fries. It’s would be a tantalizing experience for your palate. Let us know what it tasted like.
4. Find a Canadian Host To Host You For Christmas
Nothing is better than experiencing Christmas with a Canadian family. As we all know Canada is one of the most liberal yet multicultural countries in the western world. However, during Christmas, it becomes a time of unified celebration. From the trees to the decoration, whole Canada is usually lit with the Christmas spirit.
So if you ever have the opportunity to be part of a Canadian family this Christmas, take the opportunity. Probably along with some extreme winter sports, you’ll also enjoy some fine Christmas traditions. You will find it interesting and mesmerizing to share and receive new cultural values .After all, Christmas is all about giving and receiving.
A winter in Canada can be the best experience you’ve ever had if you’re doing the right activities. Although these activities are just basic; once you’ve started the journey you might end up surprising yourself into watching where it leads.
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