Blog 2018-01-18T19:17:40+00:00

Clubs for Special Interests in Mississauga

July 8th, 2018|

Are you new to Mississauga and looking to meet people of similar interests? If so, you’re in luck because the city has plenty of special interest clubs and programs available to join! Ontario Early Years Centres For parents with small children, the Ontario Early Years Centres offer free programming [...]

Summer Fun Planner at Celebration Square

June 4th, 2018|

The arrival of summer brings with it fun-filled days spent enjoying the great outdoors. Luckily for us in Mississauga, Celebration Square offers a wonderful location to enjoy the nice weather. Many different free activities and events are offered throughout the summer at Celebration Square. Check out our list below [...]

The 6 Best Late Night Restaurants in Mississauga, Ontario

May 29th, 2018|

When you’re hungry late at night, the last thing you want to do is wait in line for some mediocre food. Luckily for me, this never has to be a concern in Mississauga – where there are plenty of great restaurant choices! If you are staying (or living!) in [...]

Experience the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Mississauga!

May 29th, 2018|

As a diehard soccer fan, I've been eagerly anticipating the 2018 FIFA World Cup. If you have been, too, then there’s good news – the wait is almost over! Running from June 14 – July 15, this exciting championship will be held in Russia, following this schedule. If you’re [...]

Carrasauga: Mississauga’s Festival of Cultures

May 14th, 2018|

To me, springtime in Mississauga is unlike any other time of the year. After hibernating inside for most of the winter, I’m ready to get outdoors, meet new people and have new experiences. Lucky for me, one event that provides all that and more is Carassuaga, held May 25 [...]

4 Spots to Have Mother’s Day Brunch in Mississauga

May 3rd, 2018|

What better way to celebrate your loving, hardworking mother than taking her out to brunch? With Mother’s Day just around the corner, the time is now to make a reservation at one of the following top brunch spots in Mississauga! Breakwater Restaurant Located within The Waterside Inn, Mississauga’s award-winning [...]

Life Hacks for Dealing with Temperature Differences in Your New Land

April 30th, 2018|

Moving to a new country is one of the most exciting, yet stressful times of someone’s life. The uncertainty of living somewhere new, the finances required to make such a big move and the challenge of learning a new language all contribute to the stress of the experience. One [...]

5 Breakfast Places to Start the Day Off Right in Mississauga

March 16th, 2018|

What do you usually have for breakfast?  If you’re anything like me, I grab something quick on my way out the door: a banana, granola bar or protein shake. But funny enough, the opposite rings true when I actually go to a sit-down restaurant for breakfast – where I enjoy a full feast!  Take it [...]

Short Term Rental Apartments in Mississauga: Platinum Suites vs. Sharing Websites

March 9th, 2018|

Vacation options are endless these days. With the emergence of sharing websites, such as Airbnb and FlipKey, where you choose to hang your hat has to be based on things that matter to you. These platforms give the illusion of offering more bang for your buck, but in reality, [...]

Furnished Rental Apartments: Platinum Suites vs. Hotel Suites

March 7th, 2018|

When searching for extended stay accommodation, a hotel may be the first option that pops into your head. Hotels indeed have a lot of perks, but they aren’t well suited for extended stays. Rather, furnished apartments for rent can offer more conveniences and comforts over a greater period of [...]

5 Perfect Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day in Mississauga

February 8th, 2018|

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, do you have your plans in order?  If you’re like me in past years, you’re probably scrambling to think of the perfect way to celebrate this holiday with your partner. But there’s no need to stress anymore! Here in Mississauga, there are plenty of things to do on [...]

Mississauga without a Car? It’s Possible, and Getting Better!

November 15th, 2017|

Convenience can be a deciding factor when considering where to lodge. Having everything close by means you can maximize your short or long-term stay. Platinum Suites is located in Mississauga’s downtown core, and you really can’t be more central or accessible than we are right here. These fully furnished apartments [...]

Settling in Ontario, Canada: A Newcomer’s Checklist

September 13th, 2017|

By Lisa Marie Brennan Moving to a new country is a huge life change. The very thought of starting your life over, mastering a foreign language, adjusting to a new climate and being accepted overall, can be daunting. Here are five tips to help make the transition as smooth as [...]

Finding Healthy Food Opportunities in Mississauga

June 20th, 2017|

By Lisa Marie Brennan When presented with unlimited dining options,  it can be hard to narrow down a place to choose from  in the large city of Mississauga.  And if you have special dietary needs, or just want to consume healthier foods in general, your options may be even more [...]

A Walk Through Time With Mississauga’s Heritage Houses

May 29th, 2017|

By Lisa Marie Brennan To truly appreciate what a city has to offer in the present, it’s important to delve into its past. Who lived here? What experiences did they go through as the city rose to its status of sixth-most populous municipality? Some of Mississauga’s rich history has been [...]