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Making Plans for Labour Day Weekend in Mississauga?

2020-08-25T16:02:56+00:00August 25th, 2020|

Labour Day Weekend may look a lot different this year due to COVID-19 physical distancing restrictions, but you can still have fun!  Here are some ways you and your family can enjoy Labour Day weekend while staying at our furnished apartments for rent in Mississauga. Enjoy the Beach With physical distancing restrictions still in place [...]

The Three Best Locations for Banh Mi in Mississauga

2020-08-11T13:44:32+00:00August 11th, 2020|

Freshly baked bread filled with savoury meats and veggies from traditional Vietnamese cuisine? Mmmmm, I’m hungry just thinking about it! If you, too, are now craving a banh mi, then I’ve got you covered! Here’s where to go in Mississauga for the best banh mi around. You can do takeout and delivery from the following [...]

The Best Beaches in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA)

2020-07-24T14:38:07+00:00July 24th, 2020|

Summer – when the sun is shining, the temperatures are high, the birds are chirping and the days are long. Although we Ontarians have always enjoyed our sandy beaches, many of us are taking full advantage this summer due to the pandemic. With physical distancing restrictions still in place in the Greater Toronto Area, the [...]

We are Your Insurance Housing Solution When Disaster Strikes

2020-07-15T03:37:15+00:00July 13th, 2020|

This has certainly been a year of extremes, and weather is no exception. After two weeks of scorching hot and humid weather, the Greater Toronto Area got hit with some flash flooding last week that wreaked havoc all around the region. Ironically, it was seven years to the day that we had even heavier rain [...]

Top 4 African Grocery Stores in Mississauga

2020-07-08T17:29:14+00:00July 8th, 2020|

Being displaced during an emergency is stressful enough -- figuring out how you can still provide your family with healthy,  home-cooked meals in the process, is an added stress you don’t need.  Luckily, our insurance housing in Mississauga has a spacious kitchen where you can continue to make delicious meals from scratch, instead of spending [...]

Cravin’ Caribbean Food? The 5 Best Caribbean Restaurants in Mississauga

2020-07-12T16:54:59+00:00June 16th, 2020|

We know that being displaced during an emergency in your home is stressful enough without having to worry about finding suitable accommodation. Our temporary insurance housing is spacious and comfortable, with a lot of perks. One of these perks is that we are centrally located in the city's downtown hub -- close to lots of [...]

5 Best Companies to Work For With Headquarters in Mississauga

2020-07-12T15:22:30+00:00June 4th, 2020|

In case you didn't know, Mississauga is the sixth largest city in Canada, coming ahead of Vancouver and Winnipeg. So it's safe to say that many companies have decided to make the city their base of operations – and also one of the many reasons people want to call Mississauga home. You can't beat that [...]

Basement flood? Here’s the Hotel Suite Alternative You May Not Know About

2020-07-15T03:42:21+00:00May 12th, 2020|

Weather is an unpredictable beast, as we are currently seeing with this polar vortex in May. Extreme weather changes can wreak havoc on our lives and homes. A good example is the heavy rains falls in Toronto and Mississauga in June, 2013 that flooded many people’s homes. The Greater Toronto Area received a record 126 [...]

Living with a Reno is Not Worth the Stress

2020-07-15T03:53:44+00:00March 30th, 2020|

Divorce. A new job. Moving. These are all major stressors in one’s life. But there’s one missing: renovations. Yes, renovations are considered by some experts to be among the top 5 stressful events in life. Life during a reno is plain awful. Sure, you could tough it out and stay in your home while it’s [...]

House Fire? Tell Your Insurance You Prefer a Home Over a Hotel.

2020-07-15T04:00:46+00:00March 20th, 2020|

Picture it – you arrive home in a panic to find your apartment building, or home, engulfed in flames. Most of your belongings – some of which you have spent years accumulating – are destroyed. These kinds of situations happen often, and, of course, without warning. Within hours, your peaceful way of life is turned [...]

Platinum Suites’ Response to COVID-19

2020-03-19T16:08:21+00:00March 19th, 2020|

Dear valued guest, We understand the hesitation to travel, whether it be for business or pleasure, during the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Safety is our number-one priority at Platinum Suites. We want you to make the best decision for your health and well-being, and please know that we’ll be here when you’re ready to [...]

Craving Poutine, Eh? Here’s Where to Go in Mississauga to Enjoy this Canadian Tradition

2020-07-12T16:52:42+00:00March 6th, 2020|

As one of Canada’s most well-known food offerings, poutine is a staple on most local restaurant menus. But although many restaurants offer it, they don’t all create the delicacy of French fries, gravy and cheese curds equally. Lucky for you, I know exactly where to find the best poutine in Mississauga and have compiled my [...]

Top 5 African Restaurants in Mississauga

2020-02-20T16:47:35+00:00February 20th, 2020|

Mississauga is as diverse as a city can get so it shouldn't be surprising that the dining options are equally varied. If you're craving a slow-cooked stew, baked eggplant or spicy grilled chicken, you don't have to venture far. Here are five African restaurants in Mississauga you have to try. Masrawy Egyptian Kitchen The dining [...]

How to Have Fun During the Super Bowl – Even If You Don’t Like Football

2020-01-29T20:54:12+00:00January 29th, 2020|

Besides a quality TV, great snacks and drinks are typically all that’s needed to please a Super Bowl watching football fan. But for people who aren’t into football, there are ways to make the game more fun to watch! Here are five great ideas to create excitement during the Super Bowl for the not-so-big football [...]

10 Canadian-isms and Quirks, Eh?

2020-01-29T20:57:13+00:00January 5th, 2020|

Although best known for excessive apologizing, we friendly Canadians (or “Canucks”) are also fans of using slang. Snacks, drinks, coins and more: we have quirky words to describe it all. Here are ten popular Canadian slang terms and sayings that you should know if you plan on visiting or moving to Canada. Eh? The best [...]

The 4 Best Games and Entertainment Centres in Mississauga

2020-01-29T20:58:52+00:00December 12th, 2019|

When the weather cools off and sending your kids outdoors to play is no longer an option, we have the solution: games and entertainment centres. Located throughout the city, these entertainment headquarters keep your children occupied (and parents sane) by offering countless activities under one roof. From bowling and arcades to trampolines and go-karts, check [...]

4 Amazing Polish Grocery Stores to Visit in Mississauga

2020-06-15T17:46:41+00:00November 20th, 2019|

Sausages, specialty cheeses, smoked fish, and more…How can you not love Polish cuisine? When it comes to Polish food stores, we have plenty of options in Mississauga. Here are some of my favourites! Starsky Fine Foods  This chain of full-service supermarkets carries a wide selection of European meats, cheese and imported foods. Its products are [...]

Four of the Best Places to Go for Dessert in Mississauga

2020-06-16T15:46:35+00:00November 7th, 2019|

A day without dessert would be like…? I actually wouldn’t know! I have a massive sweet tooth and dessert has always been my favourite thing to eat. Luckily for guests of Platinum Suites, Mississauga has so many amazing dessert places that it won’t be difficult to find one located near our insurance housing in Mississauga. Le [...]

Halloween All Year Round: 3 Haunted Locations to Visit in Mississauga

2019-10-25T20:18:00+00:00October 24th, 2019|

In no time at all, ghosts, witches and other spooky creatures will be on your doorstep looking for treats. But here in Mississauga, Halloween isn’t the only time filled with accounts of ghostly sightings. From old inns to mansions, there are many legendary haunted properties throughout the city. Follow along with me to learn about [...]

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