Canada: Through Lora’s Eyes


Where are you originally from?​
Keene, Ontario, Canada


In one word or sentence, how do you describe your people?

On a scale of 1-10, how well does your country speak English?

Can you give a key phrase/word/expression that people in your country usually say?

How do I say “hello/thank you/please/sorry” in your language?
Hello / thank you/ please/ sorry. Bonjour/ merci/ S’il vous plaît/ pardon

Are you more like laid back or party people?


Best food? Weirdest food? Local food to try?
Poutine, BBQ

Best drink? Local drink to try?
Craft beer, local wine

How is breakfast served in your country?
Brunch is a big thing 11-3pm


Which sport are you guys crazy about?
Hockey, baseball, football, lacrosse,

What excursions and/or activities do you extremely suggest that visitors MUST do?
In Ontario, there are a lot of beautiful provincial parks, historical small towns, farm to table restaurants, and big cities. There’s is a lot to try!

Are there any local customs a visitor should be sensitive to?
Some people use swear words in everyday conversation.


What is/are the most surreal places/landmarks to visit?
Ottawa, Toronto, the Kawarthas

Can you name a place that most people have not heard of? A secret spot perhaps!
Stoney Lake, and other lakes in the Kawartha Highlands

Where can visitors find the best beach?


How many days at least should a visitor spend in your country?
For the whole country?? A few months. Ontario is big enough to spend a 2 months in and around.

When is the best time to visit?
Anything but winter (December-March)

Can you give an interesting trivia about your country? 
We are the second country in the world to legalize recreational Cannabis use.

What is your country’s most popular stereotype/cliché?


Are you a traveler? Which place is your favorite so far?

Why do you love traveling?
To get to see a new place, to be unfarmilliar with my surroundings. To meet new people.


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