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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

2021-03-02T15:04:19+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

2021-03-02T15:18:46+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 [...]

The Top 5 Asian Grocery Stores in Mississauga

2019-10-21T18:53:08+00:00October 22nd, 2019|

After moving to another country, getting accustomed to new foods is one of the biggest adjustments to make. But if you come to Mississauga from any region of the vast continent of Asia, you won’t need to make that change! With plenty of Asian grocery stores offered throughout the city, it won’t be difficult to [...]

The 4 Best Organic Food Stores in Mississauga

2020-06-16T15:11:27+00:00October 8th, 2019|

Sure, organic foods are traditionally higher priced than non-organic – but it’s a price well worth the payoff. Organic foods include fewer (or no) pesticides, more nutrients and are GMO-free, contributing to better mental and physical health. Organic farming practices are better for the environment, too. They increase soil fertility, conserve water and use less [...]

The 5 Best Bubble Tea Places in Mississauga

2019-09-23T18:32:42+00:00September 23rd, 2019|

Mmmmmmm bubble tea – have you tried it? Originating from Taiwan, this tea-based drink is mixed with fruit or milk and features chewy tapioca balls. Although it can be found in many different restaurants throughout Mississauga, not all bubble teas are created equally! I’ve compiled a list of the best places to purchase bubble tea [...]

The Best Korean Restaurants in Mississauga

2021-03-02T15:26:46+00:00September 8th, 2019|

Kimchi. Seafood pancakes. Bibimbap. Is your mouth watering at the names of these traditional Korean foods? If so, you’re in luck! Mississauga has so many amazing Korean restaurants that it won’t be difficult to find one located near our insurance housing in Mississauga.  You can indulge in takeout and delivery from the following Korean restaurants [...]

The Top 5 Juice and Smoothie Bars in Mississauga

2019-08-14T01:38:42+00:00August 13th, 2019|

Eating healthy on the go isn’t hard to accomplish in Mississauga! With plenty of popular juice and smoothie bars found throughout the city, you can always find a nutritious drink nearby. Here are my top five juice and smoothie bars to visit when in need of a quick pick-me-up. The Cold Pressery Since 2015, The [...]

4 Family-Friendly Farms In and Around the GTA

2019-07-22T19:02:02+00:00July 22nd, 2019|

There are plenty of farms around the GTA to keep you and your family busy this summer. The best part? Visiting a nearby farm is an educational opportunity for the entire family – not just the kids! Below are four farms in and around the GTA that shouldn’t be missed this summer! Chudleigh’s Farm Since [...]

How to Celebrate Canada Day 2019 in Mississauga

2019-05-17T17:59:35+00:00June 24th, 2019|

Mississauga always has plenty of festivities going on – and Canada Day 2019 is no exception! With celebrations planned city-wide, it won’t be hard to find somewhere to go to celebrate your patriotism. And what type of Canada Day celebration would it be without an amazing display of fireworks? Here’s a list of four amazing [...]

Top Places to Spoil Dad in Mississauga on Father’s Day

2019-06-12T15:03:56+00:00June 12th, 2019|

Father’s Day (Sunday, June 16) is just around the corner. Are you currently panicking at this realization – or are you cool as a cucumber? If you’re feeling a bit panicky, then the upcoming holiday probably wasn’t even on your radar yet – just like it wasn’t on mine when I wrote this article. But [...]

The 4 Best Bar and Grills in Mississauga

2019-02-25T14:45:39+00:00June 5th, 2019|

Although Mississauga has plenty of great places to eat and socialize, there’s just something special about the city’s bar and grills. Is it because the atmosphere is normally low-key and comfortable? That the people are friendly? Or that the food and drinks are always good? Whatever it is that makes bar and grills a great [...]

The 5 Best Ways to Celebrate Spring in Mississauga

2019-05-10T19:20:58+00:00May 21st, 2019|

Each winter, it feels like spring will never arrive. And just like every other year, it (finally) does. In celebration of spring’s arrival, I love to get outside, enjoy the sunshine and breathe the fresh air! Below are five of my most favourite ways to celebrate spring in Mississauga. Enjoy Nature at Rattray Marsh Conservation [...]

Ways to Keep Busy at Mississauga’s Celebration Square this Summer

2019-05-15T15:35:46+00:00May 15th, 2019|

Living in Mississauga, there’s never an excuse to be bored – especially during the summertime. With Celebration Square’s lineup of activities and events, the challenge isn’t what to do this summer – it’s trying to figure out which of the many Square’s events to attend! Check out the list below for the amazing lineup of [...]

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