Night+Day Toronto (The Cool Cities Series)

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Toronto is the Huron word for meeting place, and there's no better name for this bright modern city of 2.5 million on the shores of Lake Ontario. Fully half the population of Canada's largest city was born outside the country and represents over 90 nationalities and ethnic groups who speak over 100 languages-in a very real sense, the world meets here. Today's Toronto is an exciting city where the night life hums, the arts and entertainment scene thrives, and where you can sample dishes from all over the globe prepared by internationally renowned chefs. From the hip gallery scene in the Distillery district to the classic charms of the Waterfront, Night+Day Toronto gives cosmopolitan travelers the edge they need to discover this world-class city. With opinionated listings, insightful descriptions, and witty, intelligent writing, travelers rely on this smart guide to get the insider information they need to make the most of their time. From the trendiest tables, hippest hotels, top shops and galleries and coolest classic attractions, this guide is packed with expert recommendations and insider tips. For discerning travelers, it's the details that make the difference. That's why this guide emphasizes what you really need to know: the right hotel rooms to request, the best seat at restaurants, bars and clubs, and the prime time to be there, with equal billing for both nighttime and daytime activities. Night+Day's signature sections include: The 99 Best - the very top picks in categories that represent the city's standout features: the must-do, must-see and must-experience; The Perfect Plan Itineraries - three unique, nonstop 3-day itineraries put you in the right place at the right time; The Cheat Sheet - essential information savvy travelers need to hit the ground running; Shopping Blocks - quintessential, classic, and cutting-edge stores and products; Black Book - the invaluable tool that puts all our recommendations at your fingertips - don't leave the hotel without it; Leaving Town - Full recommendations and hot tips for the best way to spend your time outside the city limits; Maps, event calendars, and more...

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Neil Carlson grew up in Toronto, and is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in numerous print publications. He has traveled to more than 40 countries. Anya Wassenberg has been a published writer of non-fiction pieces and short stories since 1988. Her articles have appeared in publications throughout North America like the National Post, and Nuvo Magazine, and her short stories have been published in literary magazines and anthologies across the continent, as well as in the U.K.

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"Delivers pithy comments and frank opinions." -- Salt Lake Tribune

"They excel at providing details that can make out-of-towners want to pay a special visit." -- New York Times

"Well laid out with itineraries for each of your trips to happening places." -- Philadelphia Inquirer

It's so fresh, it's like someone's whispered the tips in your ear. -- ABC News, Travel Talk

Numerous three-day itineraries to mix and match to your heart's delight. -- Chicago Tribune

Well-researched, well-organized and original. -- USA Today

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