As learning English in Canada becomes increasingly popular, so too are there increasing numbers of student travelers looking for a city in which to take an English course in Canada. Fortunately, Canada is a country that's unusually blessed with tempting destinations for both traveler and student.
Even when you hold it up against other vibrant urban centers like Montreal and Vancouver, Toronto is a pretty tasty proposition. Here then, without any further ado, are five things that any student traveler shouldn't miss when they're in Toronto.
1. Go Biking on Toronto Islands
Anyone living and studying in Toronto for any amount of time will eventually end up on the fabulous Toronto Islands. A short (and beautiful) ferry ride out onto Lake Ontario, they're the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and go for a stroll, or, even better, a bike ride.
The islands themselves are wooded, and at 230 hectares make up the largest car-free urban area in North America. Worried you don't have a bicycle? Well fear not: affordable bike rental facilities can be found on the islands themselves.
2. Eat Japanese on Bloor Street
It might sound a little strange to advise coming to Canada and eating Japanese food, but Toronto's such a multicultural place that it would be hard to avoid eating some sort of ethnic cuisine. Besides, from the point of view of a student traveler on an English course in Canada might be.