While Toronto may not be as exotic as southeast Asia or some Eastern European countries, the GTA (Greater Toronto Area) has plenty of reasons to check it out. Here’s what I wish I knew before arriving.
We spent about 2 1/2 months in the Toronto area – a bit of a break from the road trip across Canada. I’ve already written the 3 Days in Toronto itinerary, but if you’ll be there for awhile, read on.
On a budget? Scope out the Dollarama, Value Village, No Frills, and Talize…
Food, clothes, toiletries, and electronics – it may not be everything, but it’s a good chunk of your expenses. Dollarama is your classic ‘most stuff’s a dollar’ store (up to $4), Value Village is a great second-hand store, No Frills is a no-frills type of grocery store, and Talize is another second-hand store that seems like it has a more quality selection.
…and Kijiji for almost everything